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Human Resources Adviser

Newcastle City Council
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
£34,373 - £38,553 per annum (pay award pending)
Closing date
15 Jul 2022

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Local and National Government
Contract Type
Full Time
HR Jobs Level
Specialist Area
General HR Function
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Job Details

37 hpw (full time) – part time will be considered
• x1 Permanent
• x1 Fixed Term Contract – Maternity Cover (approx. 12 months)

Why work for Newcastle City Council?
Newcastle City Council offers you an exciting opportunity to work in a vibrant city with proactive and committed people who have a genuine desire and motivation to support positive outcomes for the residents of Newcastle, striving to achieve the values of being Proud, Fair and Ambitious.

What do we offer?
As an employee of NCC, you will have access to:
• A competitive salary
• Access to Local Government pension scheme
• Generous annual leave in addition to Bank Holidays, with the ability to buy additional leave annually
• A bespoke induction
• Various flexible working options
• Agile working, enabling both home working and office based working
• A generous Flexi Scheme
• Access to Occupational Health, Mindfulness sessions and other wellbeing initiatives
• Access to various salary sacrifice schemes – covering cars, white electrical goods and tax efficient saving contributions towards your pension
• Discounted travel passes

What about the Team?
As an HR Team we are passionate about delivering a quality service to our customers, working collaboratively, building relationships and partnerships that deliver the best outcomes for residents and customers.

You will join a high performing, supportive and dedicated team, where positive sharing of experience and learning is valued and welcomed.

Both posts will sit within the Operational HR Team supporting one or more of the varied and diverse directorates and services within the Council.

What about the Roles?
As an HR Adviser you will be involved in fast paced, challenging and interesting casework including sickness absence, performance management, grievances and disciplinary matters. You’ll also work on transformational organisational reviews supporting change across the organisation and you will hold responsibility for the development and maintaining a specified HR policy area amongst many other challenging pieces of work and projects.

To apply for these roles, you will need to be confident, customer focussed, able to communicate with a wide and varied audience and have a flexible approach to work, meeting challenging deadlines.

Details of the skills and experience required and the duties of these roles can be found in the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications provided.

If you would like to discuss the opportunities, please contact Helen Purdon, HR Lead on 07929 846333.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 28th July 2022 in the Civic Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Closing date for applications is Friday 15th July 2022.

Apply online at, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form.


Newcastle City Council is the local government authority for the city and metropolitan borough of Newcastle upon Tyne. The council consists of 78 councillors, three for each of the 26 wards in the city. It is currently controlled by the Labour Party, led by Nick Kemp

Despite the global economic challenges, we’ve got bold plans and we’ve already started to deliver them. We’ve got a plan to make our city centre better than ever. New business districts, enhancing our retail offer, new jobs, new homes and new connections.

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