HR Advisor

Location: Ipswich

An opportunity has arisen for an HR Advisor to join our busy HR and Training Team. As an HR Advisor you will be working in a generalist role to provide HR support to the Senior HR Manager at our head office based in Ipswich.

Key Responsibilities

Supporting the Senior HR Manager in line with current employment law legislation and company policies and procedures.
Providing support for people-related issues, such as disciplinary investigations, grievances, probation and performance management
Acting as an HR representative in meetings including investigation, disciplinary, grievance, welfare, and performance reviews
Absence management reporting and analysis
Administration of holiday system
Updating payroll records, ensuring that updates are made in a timely manner in line with deadlines
Managing and maintaining data on HR systems and producing reports as required
Keeping our benefits platform up to date
Processing new starters and leavers, issuing leaver information and collating exit interview trends
Reviewing existing HR templates and letters for compliance

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

We also place high importance on our inclusive recruitment policy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process.

Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance on 01473 238300.

Skills Required

The successful candidate must hold a CIPD qualification to minimum level 3 and have previous experience in an HR Advisor/ Generalist role.
You will have the ability to react quickly to changes to workload and priority, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to engage with all levels of the business. We are looking for someone with an approachable and fair manner who can present findings logically to enable an informed decision to be made by the Senior HR Manager.
You will also have a high IT literacy and have experience in using Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Outlook.

Benefits Package

Life assurance cover (4x annual salary)
Company car or car allowance
Company pension scheme (we match up to 6%)
25 days holiday plus bank holidays (with an option of buying more holiday)
Extensive training programmes
Cycle-to-work scheme
Employee Benefits Platform & Employee Assistance Programme
Company social calendar including regular fun days and a broad range of charity events
A supportive business that genuinely wants to help you progress in your career


Please send us your CV and a covering letter

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within two weeks please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.