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Human Resources Graduate

High Profile Resourcing Ltd
25000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
27 Dec 2023

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Human Resources
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training
Start Date

Employee Relations Advisor

Location London or Birmingham (hybrid working)

Salary: GBP25-35,000 + benefits + career opportunities

Our Client is a global organisation and they have two great opportunities to join the HR Shared Service Centre. These are great roles for graduates with a years placement experience that have had some exposure to ER caseloads

Providing professional front-line employee relations advice and support to Management Teams on all aspects of employee relations, colleague welfare, performance management, people policies, data protection & right to work legislation.

The role:

A Specialist will either have existing experience or will be trained in the following areas. Training is ongoing based on the need to adapt our policies and processes to changing regulations. Specialists will be expected to network and review latest legal updates to ensure their knowledge remains current.

Employee Relations

To provide professional, balanced and expert advice and support to line managers at all levels within the business. This will include:

ACAS guidelines

Performance Management

Disciplinary Process, incl. case analysis

Grievances, incl. resignation in haste/complaints

Whistleblowing, incl. management of our international case management system


ACAS Early Conciliation

Tribunal case preparation and management

People Policies:

To have expert knowledge of our various people policies and guides, to provide advice and support on the following:

Maternity/Adoption/Paternity/Shared Parental Leave/Parental Leave

Compassionate Leave / Dependency Leave / Force Majeure Leave

Equality & Diversity

Attendance Management:

To have expert knowledge of our attendance policy, alongside the ability to apply sound judgement on the following:

Unauthorised Absence & Some Other Substantial Reason (SOSR)

Absence Without Leave (AWOL)

Short-Term Absence incl. Intermittent absence

Long-Term Absence incl. Occupational Health case management

Reasonable Adjustments

Ill-health Terminations

Right to Work in the UK:

To have an excellent knowledge of the regulations relating to checking right to work in the UK and to provide support on the following:

Completing checks on eligibility to Work in the UK, Ireland and Guernsey

Visa renewals & appeals

Employer sponsorship visas

Training line managers on RTW validation using Rightcheck

Data Protection:

To have a good understanding of the General Data Protection Regulations to support the following areas:

Subject Access Requests (SARS)

Right to be Forgotten requests

Personal Details Correction

Privileged communications

Data Protection policies

ICO contact

Data breaches

Employment Legislation:

To be able to support front line managers with employment issues relating to:

Working Time Regulations, incl. Child & Young Workers

Fixed term contracts

Probation periods

Hour's consultations

Redundancy consultations

Flexible working

Banded hours in Northern Ireland

All customer contact will be logged and managed using our their case Management system. Specialists will be responsible for the timely management of their cases, escalating issues or concerns to relevant stakeholders, ensuring risks are identified and action taken to prevent re-occurrence.

As system users, Specialists should be able to identify ways to drive efficiency and improve the effectiveness of the case management system.

Specialists will liaise directly with our legal teams for advice, as and when required.

Coaching & Development

As part of the employee relations service, alongside providing expert advice, Specialists will also:

Carry out adhoc review of Investigation and Performance Management documents to escalate any trends or concerns early in the process

Complete regular case analysis to identify risks and opportunities to improve process

Provide feedback and coaching directly to all managers involved in the cases that are reviewed

Make recommendations for the improvement and enhancement of our manager and colleague guides, policies, and letter templates


Specialists will provide the following support:

Video calls with all customers, where contact is via Teams / Starleaf / Zoom etc.

Attend meetings either in person or by video link (not audio)

Ill-health Termination letters

Grievance / Appeal Acknowledgement, invitations and outcome letters

Invitation & Outcome letters for various stages of the disciplinary process

Welfare Meeting letters

Occupational Health referrals

Diary management of own case loads

SARS data gathering

Tribunal case preparation

Adhoc note taking

Periodic data cleansing (IT systems, electronic folders and email)

Nationality reporting

Auditing for compliance of HR system changes (Master Data)

Reporting - team performance and statistics

Lead monthly team meetings on a rotational basis

The person:

Degree educated with a years relevant placement experience as part of the degree

CIPD or MSc HR part or fully qualified

Experience of working in HR Function or Operations with experience in employee relations

Up-to-date knowledge of HR legislation and best practice

Great listener

Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Good administrative and IT skills

Experience in letter writing

Highly organised

Strong team player

Ability to build key working relationships and influence colleagues at all levels

To apply please email your CV

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