HR Adviser - Sheffield

REED Talent Solutions
26 May 2021
18 Jun 2021
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you pride yourself on your ability to build professional relationships, support co-members and improve processes?

Do you pride yourself on your ability to build professional relationships, support co-members and improve processes?

Are you looking for autonomy and challenge in your next HR role?

Consider the role of HR Adviser at Reed in Partnership!

Reed in Partnership changes people's lives for the better. Our mission is to deliver services that positively transform people and their communities.

Learning to drive can have a significant impact on an individual's life, and Reed in Partnership is proud to soon be part of this journey. From September 2021 we will be working with the DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency) to deliver the driving theory test in several locations across the UK.

What the job is about:

The HR Adviser role is responsible for providing business-focussed generalist HR advice, guidance and interventions to our DVSA programmes under the support and guidance of the Senior HR Business Partner. Duties will primarily focus on workforce management, working time & attendance management, employee relations & retention, performance & conduct management and organisational design.

What's in it for you?

This role offers long term employment stability and the satisfaction of assisting people at a key moment in their lives. In return, we'll also invest in your future, offering a number of company benefits as well as a progression plan and career development framework. With a variety of contracts across the country, the opportunities are endless.

Essential Criteria:
  • Educated to degree level
  • Must either have or be working towards CIPD qualified status
  • Willingness to work 40 hours per week (excluding breaks) on rota within HRA team, specifically early mornings (from 7:30am), evenings (up to 6:30pm) and Saturdays (08:30am to 1:00pm)
  • Background of working in a generalist HR environment with some experience of supporting and advising line managers on a range of HR issues such as employee consultations, reorganisations, disciplinaries, grievance and sickness absence proceedings.
  • Experience of creating/updating Company policies and procedures, supporting employees in all areas of Company compensation and benefits.
  • Experience of supported internal and external recruitment & selection processes (attraction, assessment centres, interviews, testing etc.).

Required skills and experience:
  • A practical and up to date understanding of employment law.
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced commercial environment that is subject to regular change.
  • Providing people focussed interventions that support the delivery of business objectives without compromising the Company's HR policies and procedures.
  • Ability to analyse and understand issues/information to make decisions or put forward recommendations that are both robust and defensible.
  • Confident in dealing with people at all levels within the organisation providing accurate HR advice whilst also willing to challenge and confront where appropriate.
  • Strong attention to detail whether that be employee data, contractual issues and employee relations matters.
  • Well organised and methodical with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Tactful and discreet in handling sensitive personal information.
  • IT literate particularly with Word and Excel.

Disability Confident Commitment:

We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity. We offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria

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