HR Advisor

Posted 6 April by Cogent Staffing Easy Apply

HR Advisor

We at Cogent Staffing are proud to be a recruitment partner to a traditional manufacturer of confectionary based in Halifax.

The opening is for a HR Advisor based from our client’s Halifax location. Working closely with the Directors, you will be responsible for the following:-

You will be doing:-

  • Delivering a professional, fast and efficient HR Administration service
  • Providing management reporting on all HR related activity
  • Providing Health and Safety assessments for all staff on site; ensuring the site is a safe environment for the staff to work within
  • Provide general confidential administration support to the Director as required
  • Managing the holiday process
  • Issue out and manage the RTW process
  • Ensure all staffing requirements are met on a daily basis
  • Respond to basic queries regarding reference requests, DSS info, mortgage and attachment of earnings queries
  • Support site communication initiatives and people engagement
  • Manage the HR office environment ensuring that documentation is available at request, employee files are well managed and other associated tasks
  • Manage the administration, coordination and candidate experience of all recruitment activity
  • Develop Induction programmes for all new starters to the business
  • Deliver on related HR project work

You will need:-

  • Practical experience of working in an HR environment
  • Experience of carrying out risk assessments
  • Excellent analytical, organisational and planning skills
  • A high level of detail consciousness, accuracy and timeliness
  • A self-starter who is comfortable working in a challenging environment, often on their own
  • Exceptional knowledge of Microsoft, in particular Excel and Power point
  • Driven to deliver to set time scales
  • Disciplined, methodical and well organised


  • This position pays up to £26,000 depending on experience

For more information on this position, please contact David Barraclough at Cogent Staffing. Cogent Staffing are acting as an employment business / agency and have been requested to check all suitable candidate’s eligibility to work in the UK.

Please note that due to the high number of applications the Cogent Staffing receive, if you have not received a personalised response within 14 days, please consider that your application has been unsuccessful.

Required skills

  • HR
  • HSE
  • Risk
  • CIPD qualified
  • Employee Engagement

Reference: 34840966

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