HR Advisor

Vertas is the fastest growing multi-services facilities management company in the UK. Our passion is putting our employees and customers at the heart of everything we do.

  • Posted: 11/01/2021
  • Closing Date: 31/01/2021
  • Salary: £28,000

Job Specification

Main Activities and Responsibilities:

  • To support, advise, coach and deliver a range of HR casework including disciplinary, performance, TUPE, reorganisation, redundancy and absence management up to and including dismissal and appeals.
  • To manage the safeguarding investigation process and attend Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) strategy meetings where required.
  • To provide advice to managers and colleagues regarding policies and processes according to multiple terms and conditions across the group.
  • To coach line managers based across the UK on employee relation matters, liaising with trade unions when required.
  • To proactively manage absence cases with line managers to drive a reduction in absence percentage.
  • To provide procedural and policy advice and information to all colleagues and line managers.
  • To attend formal meetings where necessary and provide any necessary letters and documentation as required.
  • To provide HR updates, insights and data for monthly Operational Managers meetings.
  • To identify training needs and to deliver HR Training sessions to line managers on HR casework as per the HR Training plan.
  • To continuously review and amend HR policies and procedures in line with legislative change, best practice and company changes.
  • To manage the HR systems, ensuring they are up to date with company changes and to produce statistics from the information available.


The HR Advisor will have:

  • Experience of dealing with a wide range of HR casework at this level.
  • Experience using HR systems as well as Microsoft Office.
  • Up to date knowledge and understanding of employment legislation and best practice in HR.
  • Ability to understand and interpret policies, procedures and relevant legislation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a range of internal and external people at different levels.
  • Ability to deal effectively with queries from external and internal sources at different levels.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, along with having a sensitive and professional manner.
  • Highly organised and the ability to prioritise workload.
  • CIPD qualified to level 5 or above.

Your Package:

  • Competitive Salary.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Staff high street discount shopping scheme through LifeWorks.

Closing Date: 31st January 2021

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Vertas is one of the fastest growing multi-services facilities management companies in the UK. Our passion is driven by putting our colleagues and customers at the heart of everything we do.