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HR Advisor

Employer: Hightown Housing Association

  • Reference: HHA/17/42411
  • Published on: Wed 06/09/2017 12:25 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 17/09/2017 23:28 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 35 hours per week.
  • Salary: £37,584pa plus benefits
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead

About Us

Hightown is a charitable housing association transforming thousands of lives every year. We do this by building hundreds of much needed new homes and providing care and supported housing services fora wide range of people. We have high ambitions, a principled approach and a dependable, flexible team that delivers.

We currently manage over 5,500 homes and employ over 900 full and part time staff from our head office in Hemel Hempstead. We have an annual turnover of £70 million and a development programme that will deliver around 350 new affordable homes each year.

Once our houses are built, they are let to people who cannot afford to buy or rent at full market values. The majority of our properties are offered to people on local authority housing lists to rent. We also manage homes to let at intermediate rents, for people saving for a deposit, and shared ownership homes, which help people make their first step on the housing ladder.

About the Role

We currently have an opportunity for a HR Adviser who will be working closely with the HR Business Partner to provide a strategic, effective and comprehensive HR service to ensure we deliver our People Strategy.

Your role as a HR Adviser will be to support managers and senior managers in all matters relating to human resources.You will advise on disciplinary, capability, grievance, whistle blowing, absence and similar cases in accordance with Hightown`s policies and procedures and good practice.

You will also be involved in assisting and supporting the business to manage team changes, restructures, redundancies, relocations and transfers.

About You

We are looking for an individual who is CIPD qualified with good up to date working knowledge of employment law and other related legistlation and regulations. You will have also worked at an adviser level within a HR generalist role and can demonstrate managing a range of HR cases. We are looking for individuals who demonstrate a compassionate, enthusiastic, respective and `can-do` approach.

You must be able to work as part of a team to deliver an excellent service to the people we support and be flexible in your approach to work. You will have a commitment to equality and diversity and take a positive approach to supporting others.

The Benefits

We offer a range of benefits which include:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 25 days per year, rising with service, plus statutory bank holidays

  • Workplace pension scheme

  • 45 pence per mile mileage for the first 5,000 miles

  • Life assurance of three times your annual salary

  • Comprehensive training and development support

  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance

  • Free on-site parking and gym

How to Apply

To apply for this position please click the links below and complete an online application form.

Please also click below for a copy of the HR Adviser job description.

Closing date: 14th September 2017

Interview date: 15th,18th and 19th September 2017

Please note that suitable candidates will be invited to interview throughout the application window and therefore the vacancy may close at short notice. However all candidates will be advised of the outcome of their application and therefore interested candidates are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience.

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