Job Role

HR Advisor

Job Description

Prism-7 Resourcing are looking for HR Advisor (Interim) for one of their clients based in Brandon(IP27).

Location: Brandon

Hybrid/Remote - This role will involve working flexibly from home, across Brandon sites and other locations as required and working remotely.

Hours:37.5 hours per week

Pay£14:00- £15:00 per hour

Qualification: Graduate / Associate member of the CIPD or able to demonstrate an equivalent capacity

Experience12-24 months of experience in employee relations

Accountable to: HR Business Partner Team

DBS status: This role requires a basic DBS disclosure.

Travel cost will be covered.

Job Purpose:

This interim generalist role focuses on providing first line support to operational managers on a range of issues to improve organisational effectiveness and efficiency in line with our client policies, assisting managers with challenging change programmes and creating a climate in which our client can thrive.

A key part of the role is to accurately identify and refer complex or high-risk items to the HR Business Partner team. This role is required to provide flexible support across the HR team as required to ensure continuity of service for managers.

Main Duties:

Provide first line advice and support to managers in the following areas, identifying, flagging, and reporting complex or high-risk items to the relevant HR Business Partner and acting on their advice:

Employee relations casework:

•Advise & support managers in the conduct of investigations including disciplinary, grievance and performance management procedures.

•Attend formal meetings as required to provide note-taking support and / or and advise and support the manager.

•Progress cases and maintain the casework log.

•Manage the administration of formal disciplinary and grievance packs to be distributed to employees, managers, and unions.

Advise and support managers on managing staff absence in line with the

Attendance Policy including:

•Identify staff who have triggered absence monitoring and flagging this to managers.

•Progress and chase managers with outstanding meetings, maintain the casework log of absence meetings, update B-Hive and support the BP providing reports as required.

•Support managers with routine stage 3 attendance meetings.

•Support managers with routine absence review meetings and home visits as required.

•Process occupational health referrals and liaise with the OH provider over the advice required.

Contribute to keeping the HR database up to date and running reports to provide information to managers as needed.

Proactively monitor and advise managers on the probation process, including running reports and supporting managers to ensure that issues raised are dealt with effectively.

Produce reports for the HRBP. These will include employee turnover, absence, incidence and outcome of investigation.

Undertake administrative tasks as required in relation to HR processes, policies and procedures.

Represent HR at meetings and other related forums as required, including monthly HR surgeries with managers.

Plan, and sometimes deliver, training - including inductions for new staff.

Contribute to developing HR plans, considering immediate and long-term staff requirements.

Ensure that our client’s policies and guidelines are “kept alive” and fully implemented and supporting managers with following these.

Support project and development work, as required and in line with the Trust’s business plan and HR strategy. This may include change management or TUPE matters.

Ensure the maintenance, security, confidentiality, and legal compliance of all HR records, manual and electronic (reference data protection).

Keep up to date with employment legislation and ensuring that policies, procedures, guidelines, and practices comply.

Work with recognised trade unions to ensure a good working relationship, including taking part as appropriate in consultation and negotiation meetings.

Key Relationships:

Managers and employees in your assigned area, office-based support services, occupational health service, members of the HR team, members of corporate HR, recognised trade union representatives and external agencies and suppliers.


All employees have a duty to take appropriate and immediate action to:

•ensure people with learning disabilities are safeguarded from abuse and to

•report any instances of alleged abuse which you witness or become aware of.

Confidentiality and Data Protection:

All staff are required to comply with our policies regarding confidentiality and data protection.


Our client is committed to its diversity policy and practices, and it is essential that The post holder is willing to make a positive contribution to their promotion and implementation.

Person Specification

ESSENTIAL Qualifications

·Graduate / Associate member of the CIPD or able to demonstrate an equivalent capacity

·Minimum level 2 maths and English

DESIRABLE Qualifications

·Chartered membership of the CIPD

·Additional relevant qualifications

Essential Experience

·Successful track record of delivering areas outlined in the job summary

·Previous experience of advising on, tracking and progressing a large case load

·Experience of supporting, advising and note taking at formal meetings.

DESIRABLE Experience

·Relevant experience in the social care / not for profit sector

·Relevant change management experience and providing HR support at consultation meetings.

Essential Skills / Personal Attributes

·Excellent planning and organisation skills to meet deadlines

·Strong IT skills – able to produce and analyse management information

·Understanding and practical knowledge of employment law and employer best practice in absence management, capability, disciplinary and grievance, etc.

·Skilled in the provision of guidance and advice to line managers to improve standards of people management

·Approachable and professional and enjoy working in a personable environment where strong working relationships are key

·Able and keen to work as the HR member of an operational team

·A value base consistent with the sector

·Diplomacy; tactful and able to liaise and influence key stakeholders at all levels.

·Eye for detail

·Flexible: able to travel to other locations across Brandon’s areas of operation.

·Your own transport, and be willing to travel as required (mileage will be reimbursed)

DESIRABLE Skills / Personal Attributes

·Aware of the importance of employee engagement and wellbeing and able to put this into practice


This job description is not an exhaustive list of duties but is intended to give a general indication of the range of work undertaken.It will vary from time to time in the light of changing demands and priorities of the our client. Major changes in the range of work undertaken will only be carried out after consultation with the job holder.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary contract

Pay: £14.00-£15.00 per hour

Expected hours: 37.5 per week


  • Work from home


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Human resources: 1 year (required)


  • CIPD (required)

Work Location: Remote

The Role

£14-15 / hr
Job Type
Full Time
Contract Type
Normal Working Hours

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