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Senior HR Advisor

Warwickshire County Council
£36,648.00- £39,186.00 per annum
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Human resources / OD / Training
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Warwickshire County Council are looking to recruit a Senior HR Advisor to join our Workforce Relations team, providing advice and guidance on people management issues on a permanent basis.


About the Organisation


Warwickshire County Council is a top performing two tier authority with a reputation for innovation and efficiency. If you can match our ambition to drive Warwickshire County Council forward we would like to hear from you.


About the Team and the Role


Our team delivers a professional HR advisory service to our customers across four Corporate Directorates and Warwickshire Schools. You will be responsible for providing an excellent standard of HR advice and case management support to customers using a tailored, solution focussed approach.


We advise on a wide range of employment relations issues, working with several different sets of terms and conditions and in partnership with colleagues across HR and OD.  You will build and maintain good working relationships with managers across the Council, working independently and applying your initiative to advise on cases. Strong analytical, problem solving, and organisation skills are required, as is resilience and the flexibility to work to unpredictable deadlines. 


Alongside a busy caseload you will contribute to the job evaluation process, as well as project and policy work based on Our People Strategy and supporting work within the wider HROD service.


You will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge and experience within a wide range of interesting and varied cases while supporting the success of the rewarding and challenging services that are an essential provision to Warwickshire County Council customers.


Experience of working in the schools environment, or within a local government, NHS or other public sector context would be beneficial but is not essential.


For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification. 


Senior HR Advisor


Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make 


Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feels?valued, included, safe, supported,?and?welcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them!? 


At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure.  Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.  


Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19 percent per month, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit:


Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund'   


The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.  


Click here to view the benefits at Warwickshire County Council. 


Additional Information 


The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.  


If you are applying for this role on a secondment basis please ensure you have permission from your line manager. 


If you would like to discuss the roles informally, please contact Sarah McCluskey ( ) or Justine Kerr (, Team Managers, Workforce Relations.


Closing date:             17th June 2024
Interview date: 25th/26th June 2024


Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 


Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. See?more 




As a local authority we take on a wide range of roles, whether we are providing specialist care and support to the most vulnerable in our communities, or championing Warwickshire as a choice for business through our work to promote economic growth and innovation.

Warwickshire is famous the world over as Shakespeare’s county— but that’s only half the story.  We’re also vibrant and modern. One of the fastest growing commercial regions in the UK, we’re home to many leading companies and developing exciting opportunities for everyone who lives and works here. 


We pride ourselves on being an innovative employer that like to encourage new ways of working. Likewise, our ability to make decisions quickly is as important to us as it is to our customers.

We work actively with partner organisations to deliver our core services:

  • Schools and Learning
  • Social Care and Health
  • Community Safety
  • Environment and Planning
  • Leisure and Tourism
  • Roads and Travel


Company info
01926 41 8125
HR Service Centre
Shire Hall
CV34 4RL

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