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HR Advisor

HR Advisor

Job Title: HR Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leatherhead
Start Date: April 2020
Reference: WG440
Job Published: March 06, 2020 11:55

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Advisor to join our team of HR Advisors based out of our Head Office in Leatherhead. 


This is fast paced, challenging, yet rewarding role, with a primary focus to provide comprehensive and professional HR advise, guidance and support to managers and employees on a full range of HR transactional activities across our offices and sites. 


Key Accountabilities will also include:


Effective ER management of sickness, disciplinary, grievance, capability and appeal hearings. Preparation of invite letters, hearing packs, acting as note taker and assisting in the preparation of outcome letters.
Maintain up to date knowledge of terms and conditions of employment, as well as additional Wates policies and procedures e.g. health and safety.
Undertake relevant HR project work for TUPE transfers, redundancies, restructures, which includes the preparation of ELI data, conducting consultations and liaising with third parties.
Comply and respond to Subject Access Requests; collating and redacting data and liaising with external solicitors when necessary.
Ensure the HR database is kept up to date and accurate at all times as well as collate monthly activity report for ER Manager.

We are looking for you to already be working in a similar role and environment with experience in providing both remote and face to face advice, guidance and direction to employees and managers.


To be successful in the role you will be an effective communicator, able to build relationships across the business to promote and encourage the integration of HR policies, procedures and best practice. You will also have the confidence and proven experience in taking the lead on projects such as TUPE and other employee relations matters.


A bit about us:


Wates Group was established in 1897 and it is now one of the largest, most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK. 


We employ around 4,000 people, working with a diverse range of clients and partners from across the public and private sectors. Our work is guided by inspiring better ways of creating the places, communities and businesses of tomorrow. 


We offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers. Learning and development activity is aligned with our business priorities and in 2018 we invested c.£1.5m in 6,546 training and e-learning days. 


As a responsible and inclusive employer, we are committed to equality and proud to have been recognised for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditations with both Investors in People and C2E (Committed to Equality). 


Our In-house Recruitment Team embrace diversity and are focused on finding the best people to join us here at Wates. Apply today and one of our team will be in contact.