HR Advisor

Ref: 3816| Posted: 14th Feb 2019

This vacancy is now closed

HR Advisor

Location: Swindon

Salary: £27,000 to £33,000 per Annum

Hours: Full-time Mon to Thurs 07:45 to 16:30, Fri 07:45 to 14:30

To provide accurate, up to date HR advice regarding the full range of HR issues in a timely manner.

Ensure the business is kept updated with employment legislation changes and impact on business.

To build & maintain excellent working relationships across the business, with all associates at all levels. 


Main Responsibilities & Duties will include, but is not exhaustive


  • To provide generalist HR advice to Managers at all levels across the business
  • To work alongside the current HR Advisor to support and advise Managers regarding any ER cases
  • Sound knowledge of current employment law and its impact on business activities.
  • Track, report and evaluate long and short-term sickness & sickness trends.
  • Support recruitment activities.
  • Collect and compile relevant KPI data, including headcount.
  • To manage ad hoc projects, as assigned
  • Design and help implement company policies.
  • To ensure equal opportunities are promoted throughout the business giving fair opportunity to all and assisting in the development of diversified workforce


Skills & Experience:


  • CIPD qualification or equivalent experience is essential.
  • Previous experience of working in a HR Advisor capacity.
  • GCSE Maths & English (or equivalent).
  • Full UK driving license.



  • Positive attitude, proactive approach & professional image is essential at all times.
  • Must be able to work in a highly confidential manner, with high levels of integrity, as required within the role.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, which demonstrate a tactful, diplomatic approach. Must be confident to deal with people at all levels
  • Must be flexible to fit in with the demands of the business.  This will include the requirement to work occasional additional hours, e.g. weekends, early morning/late evenings as the business operates a shift pattern.
  • Effective & clear communication, both written & verbal.


  • Must be computer literate to utilise Microsoft packages & Outlook.
  • HR system experience is desirable

The C&D Group are acting as an employment agency in regards to this role