HR Advisor

HR Advisor

Ref: JP-0522-02

Working Pattern: 37.5 hours per week / Monday – Friday

Salary: £29,917.72 per annum


An opportunity has become available for a HR Advisor to join our busy HR department based at our Mayor's Quay head office in Wigan. The successful applicant will provide timely and accurate advice to line managers (both remotely & face to face) in line with current employment legislation, company policies, procedures, and precedent.


Key Accountabilities

  • Support your relative business area on all areas of the employee journey with particular focus on employee relations including attendance management, grievance and disciplinaries, along with performance management.

  • Provide pragmatic guidance to your relative business area on all other areas of the HR policies and procedures contained within the Employee Handbook.

  • Provide support to the HR Business Partner in other business area priorities including employee relations meetings, recruitment, change management, engagement, training and development, redundancy, and TUPE.

  • Proactively manage employee relations cases to ensure issues keep moving forward and are dealt with in a timely manner. This could involve liaison with business area management, technical teams, HR Business Partner, and any wider business functions with regular conference calls to discuss cases as and when required.

  • Responsible for ensuring all relevant HR correspondence is produced and is right first time in conjunction with HR Administrator, such as invite and outcome letters, contracts, change of details.

  • Identify and notify HR Business Partner of any potential risks, objectively review, and propose mitigating actions. Provide support on any early conciliation and/or tribunal cases.

  • Maintain HRIS (Cascade) to facilitate accurate MI reporting.

  • Work with various other departments to gather supporting information for employee relations cases.

  • Work closely with the management to coach, mentor and develop their teams to develop in their role, improve themselves with reference to bringing about an overall improvement in business performance and culture. Recommending or initiating any training opportunities or approaches.

  • Improve HR operational practices, spotting improvement opportunities and be proactive about driving efficiencies in your relative business area.

  • Assist where necessary in the response to a Subject Access Request.

  • Promotes safety culture within Lowri Beck and ensures compliance with the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act and Meter Operators Code of Practice Agreement.

  • Promotes Lowri Beck Policies and procedures.


What we are looking for

  • 2 years’ experience working within a similar generalist HR advisory role (ideally within a field services industry), dealing with complex cases (including long term sickness) up to and including dismissal

  • Good working knowledge of current employment legislation.

  • Excellent communication, organization & administration skills.

  • Ability to work on own initiative & as part of a larger HR team.

  • Computer literate with the ability to operate Microsoft Office. Previous experience using Cascade HRIS would be advantageous.


To apply, please email with an up-to-date CV clearly stating the vacancy that you are applying for, and a member of the recruitment team will assist.


Successful applicants and offers of employment will be subject to successfully meeting our standard pre-employment vetting procedures, including Eligibility to work in the UK check, basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, driving licence check, previous employment history check, identity check & home address check.


Please note this role is being handled by our internal recruitment team and no agency support is required at this time