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Date Added: Thu 28/04/2022

HR Advisor

Hertford, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £30000 - £33000/annum plus £3k car allowance/benefits

Defour Partnership is working with a National Social Care client recruiting for a recruiting for a HR Advisor to cover a region in the South - Remote and service based

About The Role

The Charity is currently seeking a proactive and confident People Specialist to join the People team covering our South region encompassing Hertfordshire, London, and Oxford on a Full-time Permanent basis.

Reporting to the Senior People Business Partner, the People Specialist will work within a region to provide HR support on a day-to-day basis. Liaising with and supporting the Senior People Business Partner to provide a comprehensive HR service to managers and colleagues within the charity.

Day to Day

As part of the local people team you'll be the go-to local expert on a wide range of people matters. You'll report into the Senior People Business Partner and day to day you'll be:

Having brilliant conversations - working with local leaders to really understand their services, what they need, and coaching them to find great solutions

Out visiting the people we support, our leaders, and colleagues in services

Bringing our data to life - collating, analysing and reporting on information, and providing the crucial local context behind it

Helping to deliver the people strategy - inputting and supporting on key projects and themes

Working with our Centres of Excellence and driving activity in the region, helping to ensure a great service to all colleagues

Supporting new business and growth from transfer through to integration (and beyond!)

Building local networks and connections, to really establish our charity's presence in your area

Advising on key people policies, procedures, and practices and supporting the Business Partner as a skilled generalist on absence, retention, recruitment, engagement, growth, and wellbeing - all aspects of the employee lifecycle.

About You

Our Ideal Candidate

You are a brilliant communicator - you find it easy to explain things in a way that is easy for others to understand

You would describe yourself as a people person - you build relationships quickly, and find it easy to talk to anyone

You love working with data - tracking, trending, and analysing are all second nature to you

People might say you are “a safe pair of hands” - a professional to the core, you quickly build trust and confidence

You are looking for a varied role where no two days are the same!

Skills and Experience

You'll have brilliant experience working as an HR Advisor in a multi-site environment, or over a large area

You will need to have a full UK driving licence

You might be CIPD qualified - but we recognise and value experience equally

Working for Us

What is The Deal for you?

Flexibility! You can work your full time hours over 4 days and enjoy a long weekend, or work over 5 days to accommodate your other commitments. You need to be available to visit services and attend meetings at our regional office, but otherwise you can work from home.

Competitive Salary: £30,000- £33,000 per annum (dependent upon experience) and a £3,000 car allowance

Pension: contributory pension scheme

Benefits: life assurance, retail discounts, holiday discounts, cycle to work scheme and travel discounts through our benefits app

Best Lives Possible: You'll be working for an award winning charity who is passionate about ensuring our colleagues and the people we support lead the best lives possible

Development: We'll work with you to develop your career or to learn and experience new things. We're passionate about developing our people!

Support: From our Employee Assistance Programme (available 24/7), financial support options, and wellbeing fund you'll have the support available to lead an easier (financial) life
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