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HR Consultant - Somerset

£30,000 - £35,000 per annum (dependent on experience) - HR
Ref: 22 Date Posted: Tuesday 02 Oct 2018
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HR Consultant

Job Type: Full time or minimum of 30 hours per week
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
Location: Wellington, Somerset

The Company:

As a Company we provide 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.

The Person:

You will be CIPD qualified to at least level 5, and 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.  As well as having experience of advising or chairing formal HR meetings such as disciplinaries and capability meetings, you will also be experienced in drafting formal and informal letters and basic investigation reports.

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.

Experience of working within a client services environment or a consultancy role would be advantageous but is not essential.

The Rewards:

In return, we offer:

  • A competitive salary;
  • 29 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays;
  • Pension scheme (3% employer and 2% employee);
  • Perkbox membership;
  • A truly flexible working environment and a friendly, professional team;
  • 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, submit your CV and covering letter by clicking the 'Apply' button below.

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