HR Advisor

London (Central), London (Greater)
02 Feb 2021
02 Mar 2021
Job Title
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time

My client, a well-known Law firm are looking for and Human Resources Advisor to join them on a permanent basis with the role based in Reading.

The HR Advisor will be responsible for providing advice and guidance to partners, managers and employees on all generalist HR matters, providing commercially focussed people solutions that take into account the business strategy and growth planning, policies and procedures, employment legislation and HR best practice. The will also be responsible for a providing support throughout the full employee lifecycle for business areas.

Generalist HR

  • In collaboration with senior members of the HR team, drive the business performance in relation to the organisation’s objectives.
  • Within distinct business areas, lead on absence management ensuring employees are being supported and areas for concern are dealt with promptly.
  • Help research, design and implement the firm polices to ensure policies comply with legislative changes and are in line with the firm brand.

Employment Relations

  • Provide advice, guidance and support to line managers on all ER matters, including discipline, grievance, absent management, restructures and employment terminations. Supporting the Senior HR Manager with more complex investigations.
  • Managing employee relationships and supporting through any grievances and conducting mediation meetings where appropriate.


  • Working closely with HoD’s and line managers to identify succession planning, working closely with the Resourcing Advisor to advise managers on recruitment and selection strategies and seeking appropriate authorisation for any recruitment.
  • Assisting line managers with interviews.
  • Assisting Graduate Recruitment & Development Advisor with assessment centres, vacation schemes etc.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Managing maternity, paternity and shared parental leave, meeting with all employees and managing correspondence. Ensuring Payroll & Benefits Manager has all the necessary information.
  • Informing employees of their rights and entitlements to benefits and keeping them abreast of changes.
  • In conjunction with wider HR team, coordinating salary review process in a timely manner. Ensuring review

Required skills and Experience:

  • CIPD level 5
  • previous experience of working at an HR Advisor level
  • Preferably have experience from the legal or professional services sector.
  • Be able to communicate effectively with stakeholders.

If this sounds like the role for you then please apply ASAP

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