HR Advisor

Posted 26/06/2024 by Birmingham Womens and Childrens

Birmingham, West Midlands (County)

HR Advisor

Location: Birmingham based with hybrid working
Job Type: Full-time (part-time 0.8 FTE will also be considered) Please confirm in your application the hours you are interested in.
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract, 18 months
Salary: £27,000 - £30,000
Benefits: 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, hybrid working and contributory pension scheme

Closing Date: 11.59pm, Wednesday 24th July 2024.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital Charity has a new opportunity for a HR Advisor to join it’s supportive, values driven and dynamic environment – this is an exciting time in the evolution of our Charity.

We are looking for an experienced HR Advisor who will support the Charity by developing and strengthening our people processes throughout the lifecycle of the employee journey – if you’re looking for a new challenge in an environment where you will be helping to develop and embed HR practices then we want to hear from you.

The Opportunity:

This is a standalone role and is the first port of call for all HR and payroll queries at the Charity. You will be responsible for providing a robust, comprehensive and proactive HR service across the whole organisation.
The focus will be on developing and strengthening the Charity’s people processes. You will deal with the coordination and delivery of recruitment, learning and development, the updating and communication of HR policies, guidance to line managers on employee relations matters and HR administration support to staff.

Main duties and responsibilities include:

• To be the Charity’s link with its outsourced payroll service and act as system administrator for HR and payroll software. Providing advice to staff on self-service use, ensuring the HR system utilisation is maximised by the Charity.
• Manage the day-to-day HR administration at all stages of the employee journey, from recruitment and onboarding to leavers.
• Co-ordinate and manage the recruitment process – including overseeing the selection process and attending interviews as the Charity’s inclusive panel member to reduce bias and ensure equality of opportunity.
• Develop and maintain a comprehensive onboarding and induction process.
• Ensure HR policies meet legal requirements.
• Oversight of attendance and leave arrangements, ensuring all absence is properly authorised and processed accurately.
• Provide advice on managing sickness absence and on family leave (maternity, paternity, etc.), as required.
• Respond to employee relations queries from individuals and managers, seeking external HR expertise.
• Deal with payroll queries and liaising with the outsourced payroll provider, providing monthly information relating to absence, leavers, starters, deductions etc.
• Ensure that any agreed job evaluation, performance review and pay progression processes are maintained and proactively managed.
• Undertake regular salary benchmarking/market scanning.
• Collate and report training needs.
• Produce quarterly HR reports for senior managers and report any trends on employee relations issues such as absence, training/ development and wellbeing.
• Assist managers and the CEO with workforce development and wellbeing initiatives.
• Carry out annual employee engagement survey.

Who are we looking for:

You will have achieved or near completion of your Level 3 CIPD or equivalent qualification and be planning to progress to Level 5.

You will have experience of:

• Working as a HR administrator and developing HR admin processes
• Working as a HR Advisor – dealing with recruitment and selection, working with HR policies and providing advice to line managers
• Ideally you will have developed and implemented new HR policies and initiatives and have experience of providing employment law advice and guidance but if not, we will help you to build your skills in these areas.
• You’ll have strong interpersonal and IT skills and be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. You’ll understand the importance of attention to detail and being able to manage sensitive and confidential information. You’ll also have a good appreciation of GDPR in relation to HR practices.
• You’ll be used to working on your own initiative and with minimal supervision.
• This is a new role and is ideal for someone who already has some HR experience and is looking to build their career in HR.

How to apply

To apply for this role please submit a CV with a covering letter setting out how you meet the requirements for the role. Please ensure that you have included all relevant contact details and let us know if you require any special provision should you be called for interview.

About the Organisation

At Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital Charity, we believe there’s always more we can do for our patients and families. It’s our mission to raise the vital funds needed to make a real difference to all who use our hospitals’ services, offering them the best experience possible.

We are passionate about improving patient experience for all the women and families at our hospital. Thanks to our kind and generous supporters, we are striving to provide our patients with a service over and above what the hospital alone can deliver.

You may also have experience in the following: HR Advisor, Human Resources Advisor, HR Administrator, Human Resources Administrator, HR Assistant, Human Resources, etc

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