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Recruitment / HR Advisor

Job Title: Recruitment / HR Advisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cardiff
Industry:
Salary: £1 - £100000/annum £14 per hour
Reference: 205360660
Contact Name: CV-Library
Job Published: February 09, 2017 05:27

Job Description

Recruitment/HR Advisor ST5377 Cardiff Contract until August 2017 Circa £14 per hour Full time hours KEY RESPONSIBILITIES • To assist our client in the successful realisation of our client’s vision, mission and plans. • To work as part of, and contribute to, high-performing teams. • To assist in the proactive development and service delivery to world-class standards. • To contribute positively to the implementation and monitoring their vision, mission, values and Operational Plan. • To be a champion of change, communication, continuous improvement and empowerment, securing motivation, loyalty and the support of colleagues. • To be involved in continually reviewing, improving and optimising the effectiveness and efficiency of your departmental processes. Specific Roles • To ensure the provision of an efficient, effective and comprehensive recruitment service to all relevant managers, advising them in aspects of best practice and legislation within the end to end recruitment process and employment checking standards in a way which is consistent with the organisation’s values and meets the requirements of all national and local regulations, policies and procedures. • To support the Human Resources department to meet the HR strategic objectives. • To provide a generalist service to designated academic and functional areas. • To provide advice and guidance on a range of HR policies and HR related issues to managers and staff, ensuring best practice and compliance with employment legislation. • To ensure effective monitoring of sickness trends and remedial action in accordance with our client’s Absence Management Policy. • To facilitate a proactive approach to absence management to ensure a smooth return to work. • To become actively involved in preparation of the Workforce Plan for your area of responsibility and ensure the delivery of an achievable, robust and sustainable proposal. • To be the point of contact to provide advice and guidance to managers and staff on a range of HR issues such as disciplinary, staff under-performance, staff grievances, pensions, retirements, redundancy, maternity/paternity/adoptive leave and paid leave/flexible working requests and ensure compliance with our client’s policies. • To take responsibility for the implementation of all HR policy and procedures and any issues such as grievance and disciplinary, ensuring that all HR issues are dealt with within the timescales set out in the procedures of the our client. • To take responsibility for identifying any skills gap and developing the improvement required for effective people management skills by the our client’s management team. • To liaise with union officials as and when required in relation to staff issues. • To ensure the management and maintenance of all documentation relating to the above HR issues in line with Data Protection regulations. • To ensure effective maintenance of staff records and HR documentation in accordance with Data Protection regulations, including completion of our client’s SIR, annual staff increments and equal opportunity monitoring. • Take part in and develop regular training sessions to equip managers to deal with HR issues. • To engage in promoting and ‘living’ the values of our client. • To ensure accurate inputting of data into the HR/payroll system. • To provide accurate and timely statistical reports as and when required. • To arrange outplacement and/or career advice to staff affected by our client merger, new build and new ways of working. • To conduct exit interviews to identify any trends in relation to attrition rates. • To participate in staff induction sessions and relevant HR training programmes. PERSON SPECIFICATION CIPD qualification and significant experience of working in an HR environment. Experience of generalist HR casework and a sound knowledge of employment legislation. Skills • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop positive working relationships with individuals at all levels, both internal and external. • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. • Excellent organisational skills. • Excellent IT skills and knowledge of Word and Excel programmes. • Ability to demonstrate a high level of accuracy and work with attention to detail. • Ability to work on own initiative and prioritise casework. • Ability to multi-task and work to deadlines to achieve agreed goals. • Ability to work as part as a team. Additional Requirements • Have a commitment to continuous quality improvement. • Have an understanding of, and a commitment to, equality of opportunities. • A flexible approach including cross-campus working. • The ability to speak Welsh or a willingness to learn