Senior HR Advisor


£35000 - £36000 per annum + Considerable


United Kingdom,Merseyside

Job Type



Senior HR Advisor


Woking with one of the North Wests best kept secrets based on the Wirral, The organisation are on a continual growth projectory and are seeking a Senior HR Advisor to help them through a very busy time of growth.

Job Overview

  • Assist the HR Manager with a high level of complex investigations, disciplinary and grievance matters
  • Assist the HR Manager with all appeal processes, including disciplinary, grievances and flexible working request appeals
  • Provide advice and guidance on individual employee relation cases, ensuring these are well managed and meet the requirements of internal policies, best practice and employment legislation
  • Manage long term absence management cases including occupational health and medical referrals
  • Assist managers with informal and formal performance management processes
  • To work closely with the HR Manager to assist with providing other managers with guidance, coaching and support on all HR activities, in order to ensure a consistent and fair approach to people management across the business
  • Assist HR Manager with the delivery of ad-hoc HR projects as required
  • Manage the HR team in absence of HR Manager
  • Independently run all end-to-end formal processes, including attending meetings, note taking, and creation of all invite/outcome letters
  • Work closely with payroll and recruitment function to ensure smooth running of processes and identifying better ways of working
  • Assist L&D Manager with internal HR training when required
  • Any other duties that may be required from time to time

Personal development

  • To keep updated in the developments within HR and employment law, both in terms of the statutory rules, case law and current issues facing the business
  • To attend appropriate internal or external training courses


  • The ideal candidate will be qualified to CIPD Level 5 or equivalent
  • Previous proven experience in a similar role
  • Proven HR generalist background and fully conversant with all aspects of employment law and HR best practice
  • Continually updating CPD and provide evidence of such
  • Experience of internal training sessions
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and numeric skills to include providing written and oral advice in a clear concise manner
  • The ability to hold difficult conversations using the qualities of patience, sensitivity, diplomacy and integrity
  • Excellent IT skills with a sound working knowledge of MS Office and others
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills, with a calm and methodical approach to work, and a flexible and adaptable attitude to resolving issues
  • An ability to work using own initiative within boundaries, as well as in a team, to achieve maximum results

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