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Date Added: Thu 08/02/2024

HR Advisor

Kendal, LA9, UK
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Company: ADECCO

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £27000 - £30000/annum

HR Advisor/Administrator - Kendal

Salary £27,000 - 30,000 per annum

100% office based

About the client

Working for a Kendal based manufacturing company, you will be joining at an exciting time. As part of a small HR Team you will be pivotal in developing and leading on all things relating to employee relations.

The Role

To act as a first point of contact for managers and employees, ensuring that they are fully aware of policies and processes, and provide responses and guidance in line with the company's HR policies and procedures. You would be working as part of a team of 3 HR professionals and there is a particular focus on employee relations in this role.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a busy HR environment, and a CIPD or equivalent qualification (although someone without a CIPD qualification but does have strong experience will also be considered). Development opportunities are available.


Provide HR advice, guidance and support to managers on people related matters, including where solutions may be more complex.
Produce employment contracts and contractual changes, producing letters and updating HR records.
Ensure all correspondence is completed in a timely manner in line with company policy and legislative guidelines, such as, flexible working, maternity confirmation, references, long service and any other ad hoc requests from employees.
To facilitate and provide training on Company policies and procedures, online, in person courses or through workshops.
Maintain HR electronic data, manual personnel files & data records; ensure all records comply with the GDPR.
Working with Team Leaders to ensure Company Attendance policy is applied consistently across site with responsibility for maintaining absence records.
Work closely with our external Occupational Healthcare provider in support of our sickness absence management process. Liaise with the employees impacted, OH and managers to ensure a smooth and considerate process.
Conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations. Support the HR Manager with more complex cases. Produce regular overall case management progress update.
Attend and minute Formal Absence Reviews, Disciplinary, Grievance and Appeal hearings.
Assist the Recruitment Administrator with the recruitment and onboarding process when required.What you'll need:

Previous experience working in a HR Generalist level role, preferably within a Manufacturing environment
CIPD qualified; minimum level 3 [desirable but not essential]
Demonstrable employee relations experience
Excellent organisation / time management skills
Attention to detail with the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
First class verbal and written communications skills
Maintain absolute confidentiality and exercise discretionBenefits:

28 days holiday (incl. bank holidays) with additional holidays granted each year for the first 5 years, a pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance at 2 x basic salary, on-site parking, subsidised breakfast and Company Events.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Adecco. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explaining how we will use your information is available on our website
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