Hr Advisor

Posted a week ago by RWK Goodman

Bath, Bath and North East Somerset

HR Advisor - Maternity Cover

The Vacancy

We currently have an opportunity for a HR Advisor to join us on a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave. This position will be based in our Bath office. 

You will provide a professional, high quality HR service across the firm. You will be designated a Division and provide HR advice to staff and managers to support the delivery of business plans. 

Travel to other offices will occasionally be required. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as a key point of contact for relevant Business Unit/Service Teams providing a consultative advisory service to managers and staff on all employee matters including performance management, restructuring and redundancy, maternity/shared paternal leave, absence, grievances and disciplinary
  • To communicate effectively with the Recruitment Manager to understand resourcing needs for the relevant Division
  • Co-ordinate the appointment process for successful applications for the relevant Business Unit/Service Team from job offer to onboarding
  • To communicate with the HR Operations Manager and Senior/HR Advisors on a regular basis to ensure knowledge is shared on ER issues
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships and communicate relevant activity across the broader HR team
  • To make suggestions for continuous improvement of HR policy and process
  •  To make process improvements on About Me as part of the operations system improvement plan
  • To support the HR Director and HR Operations Manager with any projects as required to deliver the HR strategy
  • To provide support with Early Careers activity and programmes as required
  • Attend interviews as required
  • To communicate effectively with the L&D Advisor to enable appropriate development solutions and interventions
  • To provide regular reports as required
  • To ensure accurate entry of data on the HR system 
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties as requested

Skills, Experience and Attributes

  • Degree level qualification preferably in HR or a Business-related field or full CIPD qualification
  • Up to date knowledge of UK Employment Law and best practice
  • A minimum of 3 years experience of giving HR advice within a professional services or similar background
  • Experience of effectively using HR systems to record data and produce reports
  • Provides pragmatic and commercial HR advice
  • Ability to write clear reports and analyse data and trends
  • Builds strong working relationships with colleagues at all levels across the business

The Company

We’re RWK Goodman – a progressive Top 100 law firm. We exist to unlock potential and create a lasting positive impact for our clients, colleagues and communities. Our purpose is what drives our business forward. It’s our guiding principle. And it’s why our clients trust us to be their life-long legal partner.

Over 570 colleagues. 36 specialist areas. 3 core divisions. With offices across the South West, Thames Valley and London. We are widely known for our technical expertise and diverse client base across industries and sectors.

As a people-focused firm, ours is a culture of heart, not ego. In our inclusive environment, we support each other as we strive for success. For ourselves. For each other. And for our clients and communities.

We know our people are what sets us apart. That’s why we’re committed to creating a dynamic and inclusive environment where you can thrive and achieve your full potential. Because this isn’t ‘just another job in law’. This is an opportunity for ambitious legal professionals to develop rewarding careers, in a culture that cares.

We’re on a mission to create a dynamic and inclusive culture. And that starts with our recruitment process. If you have a disability, whether visible or not, we want to work with you every step of the way. Because we want to give you the best chance of success when you apply. If you need any reasonable adjustments to accommodate your disability, such as extra time on written assessments, an accessible interview room or a quiet space before and after the interview, please speak to our Recruitment Team so that we can work together to help bring your best self.

Career Development

Over a number of years, we have developed a robust and transparent framework which shows you exactly what you need to achieve in order to grow your career at the firm. This isn’t just about hitting KPIs.

The framework helps you to understand how your contribution and behaviours are woven together to create the basis for your progression in the firm. From Secretary to Partner, you can see exactly what is expected of you along the way.

  • Annual promotions programme
  • Career conversations and appraisals
  • Learning & Development
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