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HR Advisor

Wyre Forest District Council
Wyre Forest House, Finepoint Way, Kidderminster, Worcestershire
£32,564 to £35,348 per annum pro-rata
Closing date
25 Jul 2024

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Job Type
Human resources / OD / Training
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Part Time

Job Details

Our HR function plays a key role in the smooth running of our Council, and we have an exciting opportunity for a part time HR Advisor to join our team. This is a hybrid working role, across our sites based primarily in Kidderminster. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and this role is key in supporting the delivery of the People and Organisation Development Strategy. As an HR Advisor at Wyre Forest District Council you'll enjoy the opportunity to get involved in the day-to-day challenges of HR, whilst working on lots of exciting forward-thinking projects. 

The Ideal Candidate will certainly be a team player and have a track record of working successfully as an HR Advisor. An up-to-date knowledge of employment law and an understanding how this can impact the business is essential. This is a generalist HR role where you will act as the first point of contact and you will need to demonstrate your ability to build strong working relationships, dealing with HR queries from staff and managers, providing accurate and timely advice. 

A typical day working as a HR Advisor may include: 

• Providing first line HR advisory services regarding employee relations. 

• Supporting managers across the Council in people management 

• Supporting managers with absence management. 

• Handling maternity and paternity request. 

• Assisting with the updating of HR policies, procedures, and initiatives. 

• Managing HR information systems for data and statistical analysis. 

Special Conditions

This is a part time (20 hours per week) two-year fixed term role, at (£32,564 - £35,348 per annum, pro rata ). 

CIPD Level 5 or equivalent is essential

The post is open to hybrid working. 

Wyre Forest District Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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Role Profile


Whatever your role within Wyre Forest District Council, every day you will be working to benefit people living in the area. The District is a mix of urban rural, market and riverside town communities covering 195 square kilometres. The three main towns of Kidderminster, Bewdley and Stourport-on-Severn and several surrounding villages including Arley, Rock, Chaddesley Corbett and Wolverley make up the district. Over 100,000 people live here and you can help shape our district’s future as part of our circa 350  strong workforce that strives to make a difference in making sure the services we offer meet the aspirations and needs of our local community.

Working for us:

We value our employees and aim to create a positive, progressive and open work culture that supports everyone to thrive. We believe in rewarding employees and working for us has some great benefits.  We focus on supporting your physical, financial and emotional wellbeing. You can expect to enjoy a range of learning and development opportunities designed to enhance you in your role. Our excellent benefits also include a competitive salary and pension scheme, favourable holiday entitlements and flexible working options. 

We are dedicated to enabling each individual to be the best that they can be, and are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and hold the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Bronze award.

If you have ambition for yourself and this district, thrive on challenges and getting results, share our values and strive to make others feel valued, then we want to hear from you.

Our Vision:

"A safe, vibrant and clean place to live, work and visit."

Our Values:

Our vision is underpinned by the following values which lie at the heart of everything we do:

  • We are working together 
  • We are fair
  • We are dependable 
  • We put communities first 

Our Priorities:

Our priorities represent what we want to achieve for the social, economic and environmental well-being of the district, they are:

  • Economic growth and regeneration
  • Securing financial sustainability for services the local communities value
  • A clean, safe and green place to live, work and visit

Our locations:

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To find out more:

To find out more about Wyre Forest District Council, or the area we serve please visit our website at, 'Like' us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @WyreForestDC.

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01562 732721
Wyre Forest District Council
Wyre Forest House
Finepoint Way
DY11 7WF
United Kingdom

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