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  • Job Reference:47625RS_1718195310

  • Job Type: Temporary

  • Job Industry: Central Government

  • Contact Name: Rebecca Smith

  • Job Location: Gloucestershire

  • Job Title: HR Advisor

  • Job Salary: £20 - £23 Per Hour

Job Start Date: ASAP

I am working with a Gloucestershire County Council to hire a HR Advisor to join their team based in Gloucestershire, on a temporary contract until June 2025.

You will provide expert human resources and organisation development support, advice and guidance to managers and employees at Tewksbury Borough Council, under the guidance of Gloucestershire County Council.

* Hours: Monday-Friday – 9am-5pm (18.5 hours per week)
* Hybrid working – Required to work at Tewksbury office for a minimum of 2 days per week – GL20 5TT.

Responsibilities:

* To provide HR advice and guidance to employees and managers, acting as the first line of contact for generalist HR support.
* To provide first line support for managers undertaking disciplinary investigations and hearings, sickness meetings, supporting performance meetings and other procedures of the council including appeal hearings, liaising with County HR services to escalate in depth cases.
* To support key areas of project work / operational activity
* Development, delivery, and ongoing coordination of a new corporate induction programme
* Support the development of an employee engagement forum.
* Develop and embed an Organisational performance framework.
* Support the development of a new behaviour’s framework.
* Analyse and report on staff survey feedback and support delivery of actions arising.
* Develop a Leadership and management development programme.
* PPD’s – coordinate returns and organise training requirements arising.
* Review PPD framework and support digitisation of approach.
* Scope, source and introduce a learning management system.

What we are looking for:

* CIPD Level 7
* Up to date knowledge of employment legislation and best HR practice
* Recent experience in an HR generalist or similar role, providing pro-active, solutions focused advice to managers and staff.
* Experience of dealing with casework (capability, disciplinary, ill-health etc.)
* Experience of developing and improving processes
* Organised and able to perform in a pressurised environment.
* Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
* Ability to reach decisions on staff issues objectively, consistently, and fairly, using discretion where appropriate.
* Ability to handle emotionally charged situations with a level of tact, diplomacy, sensitivity, and advocacy.
* Excellent interpersonal, influencing and negotiating skills.
* Ability to present complex information in a clear, concise and ‘user friendly’ manner.
* Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and understand and adhere to data protection legislation.
* Emotionally intelligent, resilient, flexible, calm under pressure.

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