Temporary HR Adviser

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Temporary HR Adviser
Contract / Temporary

Islington RQ648299

Posted: 4th August 2022 17:47
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  • Pay Rate:

    £17.75 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months


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What's involved with this role:

Temporary HR Adviser   

Job Ref: Islington RQ648299   


Enhanced DBS required for this role  

The main focus of the role is to guide and advise line managers on ER casework   

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Support the Senior HR Advisor in the provision of advice to managers on the application of the council's policies, pay and conditions of service, and on the legal and best practice implications of employment issues.  
  • Undertake and support casework including discipline, capability, absence and grievance. Guide and advise managers in line with council policies and best practice. 
  • Taking meeting notes at HR related meetings which may deal with complex and sensitive data e.g. disciplinary and grievance hearings. 
  • Participate in case conferences to review the progress of live cases with managers and where appropriate involve employment lawyers as necessary.  
  • Support establishment of positive working relationships with managers to assist in the provision of a high quality HR service. 
  • Develop constructive working relationships with Trade Unions representative to ensure employee relations matters and collective discussions are undertaken in an efficient manner. 
  • Support the Corporate employee relations framework by attending and taking minutes at Joint Secretaries meetings. 
  • Advise managers on the Council’s Organisational Change Procedure and support managers through the consultation and implementation of the change process. Ensure risks are clearly identified and mitigated and appropriate records kept to evidence appropriate consultation and outcome processes. Support the redeployment process. 
  • Maintain accurate case management records to enable the provision of quality HR management information. Analyse and interpret complex data to gain insights on organisational or service trends. 
  • Draft complex correspondence to support the progression of complex cases or change management processes 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • Working towards CIPD qualification or equivalent knowledge, skills and experience 
  • Good knowledge of current employment legislation and its application in the workplace 
  • Experience of supporting restructures redundancies, TUPE and re-deployment 
  • Experience of working in a unionised environment and building positive relationships with unions 
  • Effective written and communication skills 
  • Ability to build credibility and effective working relationships with key stakeholders and colleagues 
  • Ability to analyse complex information 


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service. 
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 


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Job Ref: Islington RQ648299
Temporary HR Adviser
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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