HR Advisor

  • Location
    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Category
    Human Resource - HR Advisor
  • Contract Type
  • Industry
  • External Reference
  • Salary
    25000 £ - 30000 £ / Year

HR Advisor

Salary £25'000 - £30'000p/a

Permanent position

Main responsibilities

  • Manage and assist with the recruitment process alongside the Central Recruitment team which will include conducting interviews.

  • Oversee and conduct the on boarding and induction of new staff into the office(s) in close liaison with their Manager/Supervisor and working with other departments i.e. IT and Estates and other HRMs to ensure consistency of delivery.

  • Working with the Regional HR Business Manager provide front-line HR advisory support in relation to employee relation matters, disciplinaries and grievances, in line with national HR policies and procedures.

  • Receive and log absence calls liaising with the line manager and highlighting any requirements for fit notes, pay adjustments, etc.

  • Assisting with absence management across the office in line with the Absence Management Policy and supporting line managers with return to work discussions and plans.

  • Preparing for and attending meetings, providing professional guidance towards the outcome within disciplinary, grievance, and performance management.

  • Assist with the probation process, letters, and conduct You Reviews, and report back to the Head of HR/Regional HR Business Manager or Line Manager as relevant.

  • Manage the leaver process and conduct exit interviews and report back to the Head of HR/Regional HR Business Manager and Line Manager as relevant.

  • Manage and co-ordinate changes to terms and conditions of employment liaising with the HR Ops team as appropriate.

  • Oversee the maintenance of employee e-files in line with statutory and firm wide requirements.

  • Regional travel will be required

Further responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate annual benefit updates including, season ticket loans, flu vouchers, pension roadshows, etc.

  • Arrange office HR training sessions, briefings sessions and drop in workshops.

  • Assisting with the day to day general correspondence and invoices etc

  • Provide support during the work experience and summer placement administration and set up, presenting HR/H&S induction on day one as appropriate.

  • Providing support to the development and delivery of people plans and change management.

  • Contribute to business wide HR policies, processes and initiatives.

  • Supporting and managing specific projects to assist the HR Director, Head of HR and/or Regional HR Business Manager.

  • Support the L&D team with the co-ordination of training.

  • Supporting in training and coaching of managers within teams.

  • Assist with initiatives to develop the Firm's people and culture to meet the demands of a fast growing Firm and a fast changing business environment.

  • Implement new processes and procedures in the office and ensure effective implementation of all the Firm's policies.

  • Providing support and assistance to all staff in respect of general welfare and wellbeing.

  • Ensure adherence to the firm's culture and values at all times.

Skills and qualifications


  • Strong and broad knowledge and understanding of HR policy, best practise and legislation


  • CIPD level 5

  • Educated to degree level - ideally in a relevant HR discipline

Experience and behaviour

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to build relationships and foster trust and confidence

  • Strong sense of personal brand and professional integrity

  • Able to work autonomously with minimal oversight

  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities in a fast paced environment, work under pressure and make decisions with confidence

  • Ability to deliver behaviours in line with the firms values; Talking Business Sense, Being within Reach and Responsive, Pulling Together and Taking Initiative

  • Excellent IT and organisational skills

  • Able to problem solve using a variety of available data and information

  • Experience of working within professional services - ideally legal.

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