HR/ Employee Relations Advisor

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England | London - Head Office
Vauxhall, London
Job function
Human Resources
£29,500 (including London Allowance)

Contract: 12 Months Fixed Term

Hours: 35 per week

Join Marie Curie and you will become part of a fantastic HR team filled with warm and friendly personalities, where building relationships and individual development is key.

The Regional HR Advisor provides high quality HR generalist coaching and advisory services to employees and business leaders enhancing the employee experience.  This role is part of a large national HR team in multiple UK locations. The employee population includes employees on non-standard terms and conditions and may also include some who are part of unionised groups.

This is a challenging and exciting learning environment, where you can really make a difference.

What responsibilities will you have?

  • Responsible for managing a high case load of employee relations cases (disc, grievance, capability) and change management (TUPE, Restructures) cases across the region;
  • Line management of a HR Coordinator;
  • Prepare and distribute management reports and information to senior managers which will inform and assist managers to develop (in conjunction with the HRBP) appropriate action plans. g. in relation to monitoring sickness absence and managing performance etc.
  • The accurate and timely processing of maternity, paternity and adoption cases;
  • Oversee the performance management process, ensuring that it is carried out in accordance with policy;
  • Proactively manage both long and short-term sickness cases, advising managers on appropriate action and liaising with the charity’s Occupational Health Provider as required as well as carrying out first stage disciplinary meetings with operational managers;
  • Oversee the recruitment process and where necessary support the HR Coordinator during periods of high recruitment;
  • Oversee the Payroll process and where necessary support the HR Coordinator during periods of high demand;
  • Oversee the processes for DBS and other checks and ensure that they are carried out in accordance with charity guidelines;
  • Responsible for the checking of contracts of Employment and amendments to Terms and Conditions prior to issue as required
  • Design and Deliver local workshops on HR related topics;
  • Undertake designated project work with or on behalf of the Regional HR Business Partner or with a member of the central HR team as required;
  • Work in partnership with the HR team & Payroll Office in resolving customer queries within agreed timescales, proactively meeting their requirements and supporting colleagues in meeting the overall objectives of the HR Department;

What skills & experience are we looking for?

You will be a strong HR generalist and extensive high-volume case management experience.  A willingness to learn and lead in line with our Marie Curie values and team ethos you will have excellent communication, analytical and organisational skills with a commitment to delivering five-star customer service and a coaching management style.

Recent experience of working in a similar sized, fast paced organisation with multi-site responsibilities and a CIPD qualification or studying towards it.

What’s in it for you?

We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to further build on your career.

On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 32 days’ annual leave per year, gym subsidies, pension, life assurance, season ticket loan and encourage a flexible working / work life balance approach.

Every day of your life matters – from the first to the last. When you work for Marie Curie, you understand that better than ever. We’re a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left. Everyone knows our daffodil, but it’s our warmth, creativity and care that touch lives. Here, we take the time to really get to know the people we care for and those who love them. And we do whatever it takes to give them the final days and hours they deserve.

Do something amazing and help support a better life for people and their families living with a terminal illness by applying.

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