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HR Advisor - Swindon

£25,000 - £33,000 Per Annum - HR
Ref: 1092 Date Posted: Wednesday 13 Feb 2019
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HR Advisor-  Mon- Thurs 7.45-4.30, Fri 7.45-2.30

Location: Swindon

Salary banding: £25,000- 33,000

Qualifications- CIPD Level 5 or equivalent, will consider lower if has relevant exp Experience: 2yrs-Employee Relations, Employment Law essential


Job Purpose

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 people at all levels. 



  • 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


Ideal Candidate

  • Must be computer literate to utilise MS Office & Outlook- HR Systems is desirable
  • Able to work in a highly confidential manner, with high levels of integrity, as required within the role.
  • Must be proactive, looking at processes and policies with a view for continuous improvement.
  • 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 morn/late eve
  • Possesses a positive attitude, proactive approach & professional image as standard
  • Effective & clear communication, both written & verbal.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, take responsibility for areas of work & see them through to conclusion, ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Ability to work in a methodical and tidy manner; accuracy and attention to detail


  • 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.

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