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HR Advisor - Swindon

Job Title: HR Advisor - Swindon
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Swindon
Salary: £19.84 - 19.84 per hour
REF: PM932954
Contact Name: Parbej Miah
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

HR Advisor – Swindon (Temp Vacancy)

Umbrella Pay Rate: £19.84ph

Full-Time (37 hours)

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Employee Relations Lead this role will work within HROD to provide professional HR advice and operational support to Line Managers; using a risk based approach to determine the level of support required around case work.  Offering appropriate and pragmatic advice to enable effective management of people performance issues, application of HROD policy, best practice and employment law knowledge to drive performance improvement. This role will work closely will L & D colleagues to up skill people management practices across the Council and the primary focus is effective casework.


  • Coach Line managers to build ownership and capability for managing their people. 
  • Identify gaps in existing HR policies and contribute to the development of new HR policies and procedures in collaboration with the policy officer and engage with managers to ensure they are compliant with the policy changes that underpin the organisations culture
  • Accountable for effective casework management: absence, probationary, disciplinary, grievance, capability ensure KPI adhered.
  • Provide high quality, professional advice, guidance and  support to coach managers at all levels across the organisation, on the application of HR policies and practices, in relation to complex and varied employee relations issues, specifically: Performance framework,
  • Effective case management completion including production of monthly, quarterly and annually reports providing insight data and recommendations for HR OD scorecards.
  • To ensure continuous organisational performance improvement and up to date policy management and application via partnership working with L & D Advisors, specifically around up skilling Line management t Swindon Manager modules. 
  • Represent HR at multi-agency strategy meetings, advising on HR issues in relation to Child Protection/Vulnerable Adult allegations against members of staff and safeguarding issues.
  • Build strong, credible, professional relationships with managers at all levels, internal colleagues, and with external contacts and partners.
  • Contribute and lead projects directed from the Employee Relation Lead – specifically around HR policy review and Council implementation.
  • Negotiate, consult and liaise with local and regional trade union representatives, dealing with individual employee issues  and achievement of conflict resolution
  • Seek innovative ways to resolve conflict at work including mediation
  • Provide job evaluation as required
  • Work in collaboration with transactional HR to achieve consistent and cohesive HR outcomes.
  • Lead and support on work specific projects

We offer:

  • 24 hour one on one specialist consultant based within your geographical area
  • 4Recruitment Services Employee Benefits Programme
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

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