HR & Recruitment Advisor

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General description of the role

Due to growth, we are currently looking for a new and experienced generalist HR professional to work alongside our Head of Human Resources. This is a full generalist role and end to end recruitment experience is essential. You will deputise in the Head of HR’s absence supporting and advising line managers and employees across Premier. Our ideal candidate should have the following:


  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in an HR administration and advisory role
  • Experience of managing the end to end in-house recruitment process
  • Good knowledge and awareness of current UK employment law and recruitment legislation
  • CIPD minimum level 5 qualified
  • Good level of educational attainment up to A Level
  • 5 GCSEs or equivalent A-C in English and Maths
  • The ability to use LinkedIn and social media to source and promote interest in the company maintaining the careers page on the website and intranet
  • HR system experience is essential
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS packages (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Strong HR administration to include: contractual documentation, standard letters and filing
  • Experience of conducting employee inductions
  • Employee relations experience: investigations, formal procedures to include disciplinary, absence management and grievances
  • Ability to deal with sensitive situations maintaining confidentiality
  • Ability to prioritise and juggle a variety of tasks to meet deadlines
  • Proactive and able to work on own initiative
  • Excellent attention to detail but ability to work at a fast pace
  • Customer focused and friendly
  • Strong communication and influencing skills, able to build rapport with employees and line managers
  • Ability to remain professional in challenging situations


  • Degree
  • Experience of working in an SME
  • Experience of working in Financial Services
  • Pension knowledge
  • On line Onboarding experience

Main responsibilities

  • Advising recruiting managers on the most suitable recruitment process and coaching line managers
    on interviewing skills and techniques
  • Assisting recruiting managers in creating and advertising job specs
  • Providing full recruitment administration support to include contracts of employment, offer letters,
    references and credit checks etc.
  • Maintaining and updating recruitment literature as required
  • Delivering induction for the new starters
  • Advising on employee benefits for new starters, existing employees and line managers
  • Managing the starter and leaver processes for employees including the on line on boarding process
  • Using LinkedIn and social media to source candidates and promote interest in the company
  • Maintaining the careers page on the intranet and website
  • Liaising with recruitment agencies and maintaining the PSL
  • Conducting first stage/second stage interviews if required
  • Liaising with Accounts for payment of the recruitment invoices
  • Conducting and analysing exit interviews for leavers
  • Supporting the Head of HR on the management of Employee Relations cases and taking minutes of
    confidential meetings as required
  • Advising and providing an advisory service to employees ensuring they are fully aware and
    understand company policies, procedures and processes
  • Maintaining all personnel records on the HR system (Ciphr) and employees electronic and paper
    files, ensuring 100% accuracy when updating and inputting
  • Creating standard HR reports from the system as required
  • Supporting the development of further self-service functionality and being the first point of contact for any employee and line manager queries and training needs
  • Supporting the Head of HR with annual performance reviews, salary and bonus review processes
  • Proactively monitoring absence levels, reporting and supporting the Head of HR to make recommendations to line managers
  • Completing HR project work as required to agreed timescales
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with employees, line managers, recruitment
    agencies, and solicitor.
  • Act as contact point for employees.

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary based on experience
  • Group personal pension plan
  • 25 days holiday
  • Flexible working
  • Regular company social events
  • Excellent company culture and a fantastic approach to employee wellbeing and engagement
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