Graduate HR Employee Relations Consultant

WPP 25 days hols Free Parking
22 May 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Jo Branston Appointments (NW) Ltd is proud to be working in a sole agency Permanent Recruitment partnership with our professional HR Advisory and Employment Law ???Support Client based in Burnley Lancashire. We are looking urgently due to a high level of business, for a vibrant, bright new HR Employment Relations/ HR Business Partner to join this busy and exciting Company.

The ideal candidate / Graduate must have some good commercial experience of dealing with Employee Relations, Redundancy and or TUPE. ???You will be bright, keen to learn, vibrant with a hard working ethic ready to join a fast paced, fun exciting small Company and wanting a long term career. You will be trained into this role.

Job Title:

HR Consultant/ Employee Relations Consultant/ Employment Law Advisor/HR Business Partner Graduate

Job Purpose:

Provide expert advice and commercial support to a broad range of clients on every aspect of HR.

Key Responsibilities:

Client Support:

• Build long lasting relationships with clients to understand their business and their business goals / objectives
• Assess risk and provide pragmatic options to clients on a variety of employment related scenarios including; Employee Relations, Redundancy, TUPE
• Attend on site meetings at client premises as required
• Tailor all advice to suit individual client needs
• Adopt a commercial approach to problem solving, ensuring the client is aware at all times of their options and the associated risks
• Proactively seek to improve our service for clients
• Support clients with all employment related documentation
• Identify opportunities to upsell products and services to existing clients including quoting for project work


• Draft, review and amend policies and handbooks
• Draft, review and amend contracts of employment
• Review and revise policies in line with legislative changes
• Ensure all case files are recorded and updated correctly


• Work as part of a tightly knit team
• Take ownership of individual projects, clients and cases but share best practice within the team
• Use initiative to support both team and business objectives
• Ability to work collaboratively and accept feedback on current ER cases.
• Contribute to a positive and supportive environment of ongoing development for all colleagues

Skills and Experience:

• CIPD Qualified or Part Qualified

• Extensive Employment Law / Employee relations experience
• Excellent customer service skills
• IT literate
• Experience working at Adviser Plus/Peninsula /Citation or similar is advantageous


• Outstanding attention to detail
• Excellent organisational skills
• Able to prioritise and organise in a fast-paced environment
• Strong administration skills
• Confident communicator with people at all levels
• Ability to challenge and influence with conviction when appropriate
• Proactive attitude
• Takes ownership of tasks and responsibilities
• Works well as part of a team

Please send your upto date CV in word format for consideration of immediate interview. You must be able to drive for this role. Thankyou

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