Hillingdon Council: Putting our Residents First.
At Hillingdon we are passionate about delivering our vision of 'putting our residents first' and we do this through employing great people and building amazing teams. We provide competitive pay and excellent benefits and encourage our employees to make a real difference in Hillingdon.
Our multi-disciplinary HR service is resourceful and dynamic, and we are looking for someone who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment.
About the role
You will join the team as a Senior HR Advisor, responsible for providing advice and support to managers and staff on a range of complex HR issues, including absence, disciplinary, grievance, restructure and TUPE processes.
Working with a range of unique business areas, you will consistently apply the Council's policies and procedures to ensure accurate and timely advice is provided and all employment relation queries are resolved.
We are recruiting an experienced, professional and pro-active Senior HR Advisor who will be able to confidently and efficiently manage a caseload of complex HR casework.
Alongside experience of working in a HR Employee Relations role, you will have a sound understanding of employment legislation and the impact this has on HR practice. CIPD membership and a HR qualification at a minimum of Level 7 is also essential.
You will be working with a range of stakeholders across the council, including our Senior Management Team, therefore effective interpersonal and communication skills are crucial in order to be successful in this role. An ability to produce reports and outcome letters to a high standard is important, as well as an ability to analyse management data and use this to present solutions to the business.
You should also be able to contribute to improvements to HR systems and be willing to undertake project work when required.
The full Job Description and Personal Specification is attached below.
What we offer
- local government average salary pension scheme
- free parking (4 days a week) if based at the Civic Centre
- a 36-hour week for all full-time staff
- generous holiday entitlement: a minimum 23 days a year (plus bank holidays), rising to 28 days after five years' service. For more senior positions holiday entitlements can rise to a maximum of 36 days
- career breaks
- flexible working hours
- season ticket loan
- childcare vouchers in school summer holidays
- access to a Credit Union
- access to a wide range of training and courses
- discount on a variety of Adult Education courses run by the Council
- payment of professional fees where these are required
- discounts at council-owned leisure centres and swimming pools
- cycle purchase scheme
- car sharing scheme
- 30% discount on green fees at council-owned golf courses
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.