Employment & Skills Advisor - South Edinburgh

Core Terms & Conditions

The post will be for 35 hours per week, worked over Monday to Thursday from 8.30am to 5.00pm and on Fridays from 8.30am to 2.30pm with one 60-minute lunch break (unpaid) per worked day.

The gross salary will be £32,500 per annum, subject to confirmation of relevant experience

Job Purpose

To develop, support, implement and maintain key policies that will assist Members on a wide range of employment issues and assist the Director of Employment & Skills in their delivery.

To support the work of various Committees and ensure that Agendas and Minutes are accurate.

To provide administrative support for skills and development.

Person Specification

An in-depth knowledge and understanding of employment legislation and best practices.

The ability to analyse, monitor and understand legislation in order to develop and produce guidance which promotes good employment practice in a timely manner.

Through interpersonal skills, the ability to build and maintain good working relationships with the Directors of Function, Line Managers, Member companies and the industry Trade Union.

The ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) effectively using a variety of mediums.

Proficiency in Microsoft office suite and database, and in the general use of IT systems and programmes.

The ability to prepare surveys, analyse data and produce quantitative and qualitative reports which illustrate key points.

Key Responsibility Objectives

Review, develop and maintain key policies on a wide range of employment issues on behalf of our client

Produce updates, guidance notes, circulars and articles for use in our magazine (CABLEtalk) and our website for Member Companies on relevant topics and changes to employment law.

Review, develop, and maintain internal Human Resource processes, policies and procedures

Support, participate and provide administrative support Committees ensuring actions are implemented in a timely manner.

Support, participate and provide administrative support for skills and development work undertaken


Experience in administering HR processes and procedures

Experience in recruitment

Experience in providing employment advice.

Experience of designing and writing employment policies and procedures

Experience in preparing Agendas and Minutes.


Experience of working with Trade Unions.

Specialist skills or knowledge


Knowledge of employment law.

Knowledge of analysing statistical data

Attention to detail


Experience in preparing briefing notes and presentations

Knowledge of Investors in People

Whilst we'd love to get back to every applicant personally, it isn't always possible and sadly we cannot provide individual feedback.

If you are interested in this role and wish to be considered please click apply!

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