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Human Resources Advisor

Job Introduction

As our HR Advisor, you will be an integral part of a small and busy team, and you will be able to demonstrate outstanding communication skills with a passion for working with people.  You will be providing expert advice on operational and non-HR policies and processes, where managing a small caseload of sickness, performance, probation or disciplinary cases forms are just part of this role. You will also support the Senior HR Business Partner in delivering corporate objectives and strategies, including Learning and Development projects, as well as line managing one of our HR administrators.

As well as having excellent organisational and prioritisation skills, you will be proficient with all Microsoft IT packages, be able demonstrate excellent customer service, and confident with the delivery of training across the organisation both virtually and face to face.

Please see the HR Advisor job description for full details.

The role is part time (22.5 hours / 3 days) and fixed term for 12 months due to maternity cover. We run a fully flexible hybrid working approach where you would be required to work in the office the equivalent of 1 day a week, and then from home for the remaining time. For any queries, please contact Monica Ogborne, Senior HR Business Partner on monica.ogborne@westofengland-ca.gov.uk.

Package Description

The West of England Combined Authority is seeking to appoint a Human Resources Advisor to join the HR team.

This is an exciting time to join the West of England Combined Authority. In the last year nearly three quarters of a billion pounds of new investment has been secured for the region. New plans are in place to deliver on Mayoral priorities to improve transport, skills and housing for our residents, take decisive action to tackle the climate emergency, and to support communities facing the cost-of-living crisis. There is a relentless focus on delivery to put the West of England on the map for regional, national and global success.

Led by the regional Metro Mayor, the West of England Combined Authority brings together three local councils, the Local Enterprise Partnership and works with communities, other public services, and industry to deliver for the region.

About the Company

The West Of England Combined Authority is an equal opportunities employer, in line with the Equalities Act 2010, and invite applicants to contact us to identify any additional support they may need during the recruitment process.

The West Of England Combined Authority is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We ensure all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or citizenship status. We are also  proud to have been accredited as a Living Wage Employer.

Flexible and Hybrid working.

The Combined Authority is adopting a Hybrid working approach, which enables employees to split their week between working in the workplace and working remotely.

Hybrid Working forms just part of the flexible working options that the Combined Authority is offering as the new way of working. Flexible working is an arrangement that enables employees to have a way of working that suits and employee’s and employer’s needs whilst maintain a work-life balance.

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