HR Consultant - Barnstaple

£25,000 - £35,000 per annum dependent on experience, 29 days’ holiday per year (plus bank holidays) and benefits - HR
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HR Consultant - Barnstaple, North DevonFitzgerald HR
Job Type:
Full time or minimum of 30 hours per week
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
Location: Barnstaple, North Devon

Fitzgerald HR is working with CareerSpot to recruit for the position of HR Consultant.

The Company:

Fitzgerald HR provides a full range of comprehensive HR services to companies across the UK. From our offices in Devon, Somerset and London, our HR consultancy is made up of an experienced team of HR consultants providing a range of specialisms to a wide variety of sectors, businesses and organisations. This year we’ll have been in business for 10 years and we have exciting growth plans for the future.

The Role:

We’re looking for a HR Consultant to deliver a high quality and professional generalist HR service to our clients, providing expert HR advice and guidance whilst using excellent interpersonal skills to develop lasting relationships to strengthen and grow existing accounts.

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with clients and colleagues to competently and efficiently handle the full breadth of HR issues including employee relations, resourcing, organisation development, training, pay and benefits, performance management, people management and business change.

With a commercial approach to your work, you will visit clients on site where required to support with a variety of HR related meetings including disciplinary/grievance investigations and hearings, recruitment interviews, return to work interviews and redundancy consultations. With support from the team and the resources available, you will produce accurate and compliant documentation in relation to all aspects of the employee lifecycle in addition to drafting and implementing policies in line with current legislation.

For a full job description, please download the Job Profile below.

The Person:

You will be have experience of operating as a HR advisor and/or manager or generalist with proven experience of advising management on a wide range of HR issues, and drafting formal and informal staff communications.

A CIPD qualification is desirable, as well as having experience of advising or chairing formal HR meetings such as disciplinaries and capability meetings.

With excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to adapt your style to suit a variety of clients, you will have the ability to influence and manage key stakeholders enabling you to build and develop lasting relationships with our clients.

A full clean UK driving licence is a must as is a willingness to travel throughout the South West and occasionally elsewhere in the UK. You will be comfortable in using a range of IT systems and proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.

The Rewards:

In return we offer:

  • a competitive salary package (£25,000 to £35,000 dependent on experience) pro rata;
  • 29 days’ holiday per year (plus bank holidays) pro rata;
  • opportunities for training and progression;
  • employer contributions of 3% towards a workplace pension scheme;
  • business laptop and mobile phone;
  • childcare voucher scheme; and
  • the opportunity to be part of a progressive and expanding business.

How to Apply:

If you possess the experience, passion and attitude to make this role a success then we would love to hear from you. To apply, please submit a covering letter using the Apply button below. 

To find out more about working at Fitzgerald HR, visit our Careers Page.


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