HR Advisor - Bristol

Human Resources
Ref: 415 Date Posted: Friday 28 Jun 2024

HR Advisor- 3 months FTC


£35-38k p.a

Our client, an established housing association firm, has an exciting opportunity for a HR Advisor to join their team!

The role:

  • Provide a full generalist HR service to all areas of the association ensuring the highest levels of service are provided to both colleagues and managers, including employment administration, data management and reporting, recruitment and absence management.
  • Partner with colleagues, managers and executive team members to deliver a proactive service addressing issues before they escalate.
  • Lead on the associations’ recruitment activities ensuring that they attract talent through a robust recruitment system.
  • Provide professional first line of support to managers, coaching them to create a culture of high performance within their teams and take ownership advising on the management of employee relations issues. 
  • Managing the HR Key Performance Indicators, such as sickness absence, diversity, recruitment, and ability to create a narrative for various audiences.
  • Lead on the development and implementation of people-related policies, procedures, and processes, incorporating best practice, legal compliance, and future proofing. 
  • Contribute to the learning and development framework, supporting colleagues to be at their best at work and to grow both professionally and personally. 
  • Support managers in ensuring compliance with ensuring legal compliance such as IR35.
  • Support the delivery of the colleague engagement programme.


Key skills/ experience:

  • CIPD Level 5 qualification or working towards.
  • Experience of working in a Human Resources team delivering HR operations including recruitment, learning and development, engagement and employee relations.
  • Detailed knowledge of employment law and the ability to recognise when legal advice needs to be sought.
  • Experience of presenting information in a clear, concise and professional manner (either written, presented or spoken). 
  • Experience of coaching managers with employee relation issues and through disciplinary and grievance procedures.
  • Experience of managing HR projects and delivering change.
  • Experience and knowledge of recruitment, EDI and learning and development.
  • Experience in producing MI and coaching managers through data-based change.
  • Experience of managing IR35 cases.
  • Advanced ability to work with databases and Microsoft and other packages, particularly Excel.