HR Advisor

  • Location
    Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Salary
    £ 24000 - £ 28000 / Year
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference
  • Category
    HR, Sales and Management - HR Adviser

An amazing opportunity for a HR Advisor to join a well-respected local charity based in south Birmingham. My client, provides a range of services for older people including sheltered and independent housing, care homes with nursing, as well as welfare guidance and a handyperson scheme.

Ideally you will have exposure to working within the charity or care sector, and experience managing or recruiting volunteers is advantageous.


  • Permanent role

  • Salary: £24 - £28,000 depending on experience

  • Kings Norton

  • Office hours: Mon-Thurs, 8.30-4.30pm and Fri 8.30-3.30pm

  • Can be somewhat flexible with start and finish times

  • Free on-site parking

  • Train station within walking distance to the office

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide HR routine support services to managers and staff in line with HR external Advisory service and policies and procedures

  • Liaise with the Finance team to ensure maintenance of staff pay awards, pay and benefits

  • Keep up-to-date with employment law and advise staff as appropriate

  • Minute taking in meetings with employees; supporting ER case work with own independent case work

  • Prepare recruitment campaigns liaising with relevant staff/ departments, and support on boarding processes and procedures

  • Advise on Immigration policies for UK and checking right to work documentation in line with Home Office guidelines

  • Administer contracts of employment, variations and terminations, recommending courses of action

  • Monitor and review the recruitment and selection of staff

  • Deal with and maintain the required information for the administration of DBS records

  • Processing starters and leavers

  • Ensure staff are aware of pensions, healthcare schemes and staff benefits

  • Arrange and contribute to the corporate induction programme promoting the values and ethos of the organisation among new employees

  • Support the coordination of a training programme with management to ensure the smooth delivery of staff training in line with statutory, mandatory and specialist /regulatory requirements

  • Advise in the review and evaluation of training providers

  • Oversee arrangements for staff survey and related staff engagement tools.

  • Maintain and audit the staff database and providing reports on staff turnover, absence, holidays, sickness, performance management and HR reports as and when required

  • Assist managers in undertaking daily HR activities by monitoring necessary tools, systems and updates

  • Undertake HR activities in relation to grievance, disciplinary and redundancy processes in line with the Staff Handbook.

  • Undertake any other ad hoc HR and administrative duties as needed by the business and team from time to time

  • Ensure compliance with all policies and procedures relevant to the service.

Skills/Experience required:

  • Able to communicate effectively to a range of others at all levels.

  • Evidence of ability to network & establish and maintain relationships with the senior management team

  • Proven ability to manage, lead, set objectives and plan the development of staff within a staff team.

  • Budget and resource management skills.

  • Ability to engage staff.

  • Ability to predict and programme safe systems of training requirements across the organisation.

  • Confident and assertive.

  • Recognised HR Qualification (e.g. CIPD)

  • A sound knowledge of employment law

  • Sound knowledge of training systems and methodology

  • A broad based knowledge of current sector trends

  • Knowledge of HR policies and procedures

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Experience of working with a HR support capacity (at least 3 years)

  • Evidence of excellent skills in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of training for relevant staff groups

Shortlisting taking place immediately, please apply today! :)

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