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HR Advisor

Location: Stockton

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 168176

I am delighted to be recruiting an Interim HR Advisor for initially 6 months for our client based in Stockton.


Reporting into the Head of HR and working in a team of Advisors you will profide generalist HR support to multiple sites, advising both employees and managers on HR related topics.



Key duties and responsibilities

  • Recruitment of new employees, drafting adverts, liaising with employment services & recruitment agencies as necessary, carry out interviews & aptitude tests as appropriate

  • Issue contracts of employment/offer letters and other employment related documentation

  • Carry out induction training for new employees

  • Carry out Home Office Nationality/right to work checks and other security vetting as required

  • Carry out company procedural matters relating to grievance, discipline, flexible working requests, absence management etc. including investigation, attending hearings and drafting outcome letters etc.

  • Advise and coach line managers on employment law matters, company policy and procedural requirements

  • Provide general advice/guidance to employees and contractors

  • Liaise with external Bodies, e.g. local colleges/universities, training providers, benefits agencies, mortgage providers

  • Prepare HR monthly reports (written and statistical)

  • Maintain employee records in HR database and time and attendance system

  • Liaise with internal departments at all levels including senior managers & directors




  • Previous experience of working at an Advisory level within an HR department is essential

  • Experience of dealing with a range of procedural matters in line with current employment laws

  • Experience of working in a multi-site unionised environment would be advantageous

  • Experience of working in the Nuclear or construction industry/working with national agreements would be advantageous




  • Integrity and confidentiality is essential

  • Ability to interpret and advise on current employment laws

  • Analytical and data analysis skills

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and deal with multiple projects

  • Good organisational skills

  • Must be IT literate, including proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written



  • Minimum CIPD qualification at L3 or above (or qualified by experience)