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HUMAN RESOOURCE ADVISOR

Location Ballymena, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Temporary
Salary £15.00 - £16 per hour
Published 2 months ago
Contact Carla McCamley
Job Ref BA 00054874_1547029782

Job Description

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOBResponsible to the Human Resources Manager for the provision and operational delivery of the HR & OD function in line with organisational requirements and the delivery of the HR Business Plan. Responsible for the day to day provision of high level of advice to line managers in all subjects fields within the HR function. Responsible to the Head of Human Resources & Organisation Development on planning and implementation of key strategic projects, ensuring the delivery of the HR Business Plan.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide professional advice and support regarding all employee relations issues ensuring compliance with both HR policies and procedures and legal requirements.
  • Represent Human Resources on employee relations matters such as discipline, grievances, capability, complaints investigations and termination of employment.
  • Interpret and provide advice to Head of Service and Line Managers on relevant employment legislation, best practice and terms and conditions of employment.
  • Take a lead role in conjunction with the Head of Service and Line Managers within assigned departments in the proactive management of absence across the organisation.
  • Implement Recruitment & Selection procedures, in accordance with Equality legislation and associated Codes of Practice, chair panels as required as the Human Resources representative, and deliver an effective and timely administration process for all recruitment and selection activities, involving internal and external applicants.
  • Analyse and interpret policies and procedures and provide advice to Heads of Service and line managers within assigned departments to assist them in meeting legal, procedural and workforce development requirements and monitor outcomes, to ensure that such policies are implemented consistently and effectively.
  • Develop and review policies and procedures as assigned by the Head of Human Resources & Organisation Development to ensure that they reflect best practice.
  • Responsible for the implementation of training and awareness in HR related policies and procedures as and when required in conjunction with the Learning & Development Manager.
  • Lead, deliver on and contribute to a variety of HR projects and issues allocated by the Head of Human Resources & Organisation Development in a timely and efficient manner ensuring value for money and adding value to Council.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Trade Unions and other stakeholders to ensure a healthy industrial relations climate.
  • Work closely with the Employment solicitors and take the lead on any employment litigation as assigned by the Human Resources Manager or Head of Human Resources & Organisation Development.
  • Ensure that HR assistance and advice is provided by the HR Team in an impartial manner in accordance with all relevant Codes of Practice, Standards, Professional Guidelines, Policies and Procedures, Recommendations etc.
  • Work with line managers at all levels within assigned Departments to ensure that operational HR issues are identified and inform the development of HR strategies to support the delivery of the HR Business Plan and Corporate Plan.
  • Champion the HR function and develop a broad range of skills across HR in order to deliver a modern, flexible and effective service ensuring that the HR function is adding and creating value to the organisation
  • Ensure the performance management framework is consistently implemented and provide advice, support and guidance to employees in setting annual performance improvement objectives at departmental and individual level.
  • Contribute to the development of the HR Departmental Business Plan in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of the Service Business Plan and respond to changing trends and citizen needs.
  • Achieve high standards of personal performance, through meeting agreed personal targets and undertaking planned programmes of professional development.
  • Examine opportunities to gain efficiencies and improve effectiveness including collaborative partnerships, joint working and other innovative approaches to achieve best value in the use of public money.

Essential Criteria

Criterion 1

Applicants must have a minimum of a third level qualification.

Criterion 2

two year's (4 years' if you do not have the academic requirement in Criteria 1) experience to include the following:

· Taking a lead role in the people management of a HR function and the management of employee relations implications.

Criterion 3

two year's (4 years' if you do not have the academic requirement in Criteria 1) experience to include the following:

· Developing and implementing HR policies and procedures that are aligned to corporate priorities and in accordance with legislation and best practice.

Criterion 4

two year's (4 years' if you do not have the academic requirement in Criteria 1) experience to include the following:

· Experience of effectively working with a range of internal or external stakeholders including Line Managers and shop stewards.

Criterion 5

two year's (4 years' if you do not have the academic requirement in Criteria 1) experience to include the following:

· Management of absenteeism and case management to positive outcomes.

Criterion 6

two year's (4 years' if you do not have the academic requirement in Criteria 1) experience to include the following:

· Management of recruitment and selection vacancies.

Criterion 7

All candidates must hold or be working towards full corporate membership of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (Chartered, Fellow). Candidates working towards Chartered Status must attain this no later than 2 years from appointment to post.

Criterion 8

Hold a full current driving licence to drive within Northern Ireland and access to a form of transport

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