Develop employee relations and enable positive change.
In Kensington and Chelsea, we put people first. Here, we do more for communities, and we’re committed to giving each and every one of our staff members the support they need to get the most out of their role. Our Human Resources (HR) and Organisational Development (OD) teams provide vital support and advice to employees across the council, ensuring that everyone has what they need to thrive. Join us and be a part of an organisation that invests in your success.
As a HR Advisor, you’ll play a fundamental role in helping the council stay at its best for our residents and employees. Part of your role will be to provide a comprehensive Employee Relations service working with managers and other stakeholders to achieve high levels of employee engagement to support the delivery of the Council’s services and priorities.
You’ll ensure that core Employee Relations activity is successfully delivered across departments, engaging and connecting with colleagues at all levels of the council to foster a culture of collaboration that values individual contribution. You’ll be considered an expert in your field, and colleagues will look to you for guidance on all matters relating to employee relations and general HR queries.
Please refer to the Job Description for more information
An established professional with significant experience in an Employee Relations role, you’ll have demonstratable evidence of having worked successfully in a HR operations role.
Part of your role will include drafting comprehensive policies, procedures and guidance, so excellent written and verbal communication skills are key. As is the ability to develop good working relationships with colleagues across all levels of the council. You’ll have a sound working knowledge of all disciplines within HR&OD, and the ability to present and communicate confidently to large groups.
On a personal level, you’ll be a true team player, with good analytical and decision-making skills. You’ll be a person passionate about improving outcomes for each and every employee at the council, working with integrity and professionalism in every aspect of your role. This is a fantastic opportunity to get involved in the vital work we do, and to develop your career in the process.
We reserve the right to extend or close this vacancy early without warning subject to the volume of suitable applicants.
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You should describe how you meet the person specification requirements for the position you are applying for in Section G of the application form.
We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.
We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.
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Interview date: 3rd October 2022
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided explaining how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification and job description. CV’s alone will not be considered for this role.
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