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HR Advisor

Preston, Lancashire
£30,000 to £35,000
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Are you a HR Advisor looking to make a positive impact in an exciting new opportunity? Key Group is one of the most exciting, forward-thinking brands in financial services, focused on helping people unlock a better retirement since 1998. Our mission is simple: To be the UK's leading later life lending company. Due to exciting growth, we are expanding our HR team and as such we are looking for a HR Advisor to join us, to support the HR business partners in delivering effective services across the group. We are a busy and fast-paced department with no two days being the same. You will be a central figure in a talented team based in Fulwood, Preston and will work with a growing workforce of circa 750 staff, both office-based and remote/hybrid working. We continually look for ways to develop and improve our HR support and delivery and you will be supporting the wider HR team in implementing and embedding new strategies and initiatives across the organisation. This HR Advisor position is an exciting generalist role which allows you to challenge, change, and make a difference in a growing company. Main role and responsibilities: Provide high-quality HR advice and guidance directly to managers to facilitate the early resolution of difficult, complex, or sensitive employee relations issues, ensuring that the risks associated with such cases are effectively managed Advise and coach managers on the application and interpretation of HR policies and procedures in accordance with current and proposed employment legislation and local arrangements, to ensure consistency, accuracy, and best practice Support the management of complex employee cases relating to disciplinary, grievance, and sickness absence. This includes providing advice to managers on policy/procedure and legislation, liaising with Occupational Health, and supporting formal investigations and hearings Build good working relationships with all line managers to better understand their needs and provide appropriate HR related support Act as HR lead, alongside managers in the management of change issues, leading in formal consultation exercises and processing information such as TUPE due diligence and redundancy calculations Manage sickness absence in collaboration with managers, assisting staff back to work and working with managers to reduce sickness absence across the organisation Provide updates on key changes to policies/processes/new initiatives and any trends identified in ER reporting Actively contribute to the development and implementation of new policies, procedures, and practices and review in line with legislation, current best practice, and Key Group's requirements Undertake continuing professional development including participating in performance reviews and attending training as/when required Work in accordance with all relevant legislation, policies, and procedures and guidelines - both internal and external Maintain accurate and up to date records and reports and provide written and verbal reports as required Keep abreast of policy and professional development within your area of professional expertise To promote, adhere to, and live our workplace values of being honest, committed, and inventiveThis HR Advisor role would suite candidates with experience in the following areas: Casework, Investigation, Human Resources, Employee Relations, Advice, HR, Advisor. Benefits 23 Days holiday plus bank holidays, rising to 28 with service Additional holiday purchase scheme 1 charity day Tier 1 pension Simply Health Life Assurance Essential Skills Key Skills and Experience we look for in a HR Advisor: CIPD qualified - level 5 or above Experience in a human resources department, with caseload management experience Love HR, ER employee relations, and leading projects Stakeholder management at all levels of a business, comfortable at director level Experience operating within a commercial business and industry sector Excellent organisation, interpersonal and communication skills Experience of working at pace, comfortable with timelines and deadlines Proactive and self-motivated Strong IT and analytical skills and comfortable using multiple systems at any one time Desirable Skills Desirable Skills Knowledge of financial services Working within a regulated industry Knowledge of Workday system would be a nice bonusMost of all we look for people who display and work around the core values of our business: Ambitious - to break ground to help our customers enjoy a better retirement. Supportive - relationships are key to everything we do. Personal - going above and beyond to offer exceptional service. Integrity - honest, true, and transparent in all of our relationships. Responsive - whatever the challenge we'll deliver. About Company Our purpose is to help people finance a better retirement. Our mission is to be the UK's leading later life lending company. Our connected portfolio of brands comprises of Key, Key Partnerships, more2life, The Equity Release Experts and Air Group. (url removed)/legal/privacy-policy
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  • Job Reference: 707254439-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Key Group
    Key Group
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent