HR Advisor

£Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
10 Apr 2018
08 May 2018
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time

HR Advisor, Stockport, £Competitive + Bonus + Benefits, Fixed Term Contract

Vitality is an award winning, dynamic and vibrant financial services provider, with a ground-breaking vision for the future, where individuals are enabled to succeed and are rewarded and recognised for their contribution to our business.

Our HR Advisor will receive a competitive salary plus benefits including;

- Bonus scheme

- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays

- Vitality Private Medical Insurance

- Stakeholder Pension Plan with employer contribution

- Vitality Partners and Rewards

- Access to great onsite facilities

About our HR Advisor Role

As a member of the Vitality People team, you will be the first point of contact for people management queries working from our Stockport office. You will play a key role in providing an effective and professional HR service covering the full generalist remit including recruitment & selection, performance & attendance management, change management, employment law, employee development and policy advice. You will also assist in supporting the implementation of business wide projects.

Responsibilities as our HR Advisor include:

- Provide front line advice and support to managers on all areas of operational HR  in line with best practice and employment law

- Provide guidance and advice on sensitive/complex ER matters including investigations, disciplinary/capability and grievance processes

Reviewing and supporting managers in producing letters/formal documents

- Attend and advise, where necessary, at formal hearings / appeals, including cases that result in dismissals

- Assist in the delivery of all change management initiatives necessary to support the transformation and growth of our organisation.

- Build effective working relationships with people managers across the business

- Support the HR Operations team/HR Business Partners with complex HR queries

- Undertake ad hoc projects as and when required

- Support with administrative and HR processing matters, as required

To become our HR Advisor, you will have the below skills and experience:


- Experience of dealing with complex ER casework

- Experience attending and supporting at formal hearings, up to and including dismissal

- Proven stakeholder management exposure, and the ability to influence at senior levels

- Experience of coaching and supporting line managers and colleagues

- Excellent interpersonal and professional skills including experience of resolving conflict

- Ability to be able to communicate effectively both written and verbally, adopting an appropriate style and tone

- Ability to manage a high workload with multiple demands and tight deadlines, monitor service levels and act as required

- Up to date and extensive knowledge of employment legislation and best practice

- Highly developed organisational and planning skills and the ability to work independently

- Methodical in approach with excellent planning skills with the flexibility to adapt to new priorities


- CIPD level 5 Qualified

- Hold a degree level education

- Knowledge of SAGE (HR & Payroll system)

Working for Vitality as a HR Advisor you'll experience an exciting mix of creativity and innovation, within a framework of challenging objectives and a passion for delivering the best.

Our people are chosen for their skills, knowledge, enthusiasm and attitude but above all, their belief that anything can be achieved.

Closing Date: Friday 27 April 2018

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our HR Advisor please click ‘apply’ today.

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