HR Advisor

Warwick, Warwickshire
£27,041 - £29,577
10 Jun 2021
21 Jun 2021
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Human Resources Advisor

The HR Advisory team deliver a professional HR advisory service to our Warwickshire County Council customers.

The post of HR Advisor is streamlined requiring adaptability to work corporately across both the Council and the Schools Team.  Both teams deal with several different terms and conditions.  It is usual to be allocated to a team as a first point of contact within our service delivery areas enabling strong working relationships to be built with our customers.   

We are currently seeking a HR Advisor to provide advice and guidance on HR related issues, applying a solution focused, tailored, risk assessed approach.  We work as one HR with our HR & Organisational Development colleagues to ensure that our customers experience a positive journey and desired achievable outcomes.

As an experienced resilient HR professional, you will be able to support on a wide range of cases, providing clear advice while understanding and listening to your customer’s needs.  You will need to adapt quickly and positively to new demands which in return will provide you with continual learning and development experiences gained from a diverse and interesting caseload.

You will ideally have completed your Level 5 CIPD intermediate qualification.  Consideration will however be given to candidates who are working towards completion.

Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills are required as is resilience and the ability to work to tight deadlines.   You will actively need to respond to our customers HR needs who may themselves be working under pressure in a front-line challenging busy professional environment.  There will be an applied pressure to actively respond promptly to our customers’ requirements, whilst at all times maintaining composure and your professional stance.

In return you will have the opportunity to make a positive contribution to service delivery and challenges by being exposed to dealing with a full range of employment relations issues including grievance, disciplinary, absence, performance, change management and grading.

You will work with employee representatives to find workable solutions, while providing advice based on statutory employment law and HR best practice.

There will be a requirement for you to be a confident communicator using your initiative to respond independently to problems and unexpected situations when supporting our customers within your allocated areas of responsibility.

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

Benefits on joining us


You will be on an agile working agreement which enables you to tailor working demands to the needs of the business and service requirements.  This will enable you to work agilely across the business units with the customers you support aiding understanding of the services they deliver and day to day activities experienced. Home working can be utilised, around the needs of the business.

In addition to the statutory bank holidays we have a generous leave entitlement increasing on incremental progression.  There is an additional statutory bank holiday provision of one day during the Christmas period.

There is the opportunity to join our career average Local Government Pension Scheme which is contributed to by us as your employer.


Additional information & how to apply

For full Job Description and Person Specification click link here.

For further information about the role please contact

Justine Kerr –  

Our method of application is online.   

Closing date: 21 June 2021

Interview date: 6 July 2021


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As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application demonstrates that they meet the criteria for the post. This means the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.

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 staff. Would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, people with a disability and people from the LGBT+ Community

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