Human Resources Advisor

Posted 6 April by Kings Theatre Trust Ltd Ending soon

Part-time 25 hours a week flexible (Mon-Fri), permanent position (confirmed after 3 months’ probation).

The Kings Theatre is a high profile south coast theatre with a serious commitment to providing an outstanding audience experience for all.

We have an exciting new opportunity for a highly motivated, confident and proactive HR professional. Ideal for an experienced HR professional who wishes to reduce their working hours or an existing CIPD student currently studying towards Level 7.

The HR Advisor is a stand-alone position, ultimately responsible and accountable for delivering and executing a generalist HR service to all staff and volunteers.

We are looking for a confident individual to support our management team, bringing with them sound, working knowledge of employment legislation. As well as providing proven knowledge of HR systems and practices, applicants must be able to work well and professionally under pressure, work with minimum supervision and be able to handle all HR queries within the employment life-cycle. (Please review the full job description below.)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Main responsibilities;

·Delivering a comprehensive HR Service - provide the first point of contact for HR advice and guidance to all that work for the theatre. Keep all electronic, personnel files up to date. Manage the online HR database BreatheHR. Develop effective HR Information systems as appropriate.

·Employee Relations - confidentially and discretely manage employee queries and concerns. Escalate critical issues and risks, as you deem appropriate, to the senior management team. Be able to assess and identify risks in order to best advise the Company from a legal perspective. Formally manage disciplinary and grievances (including investigations) in accordance with the Company policies and coach line managers in the effective deployment of said processes.

·Policies & Procedures - provide HR guidance and advice for all staff and volunteers in relation to HR owned policies. Regularly review, update and develop HR policies and procedures in line with Company requirements, ensuring legal statutes are covered and statutory changes are captured.

·Recruitment & Selection - facilitate and manage the recruitment process, ensuring line managers are following best practice approaches. Review job adverts, attend interviews when required, prepare job offer documentation and arrange HR induction training. Ensure all staff have a relevant contract / agreement and signed job description as well as all other on-boarding signed paperwork.

·PayrollLiaison - give appropriate instruction to in-house payroll regards starters, leavers, changes to contractual terms which impact salary / hourly rate. Other changes include bank details, change of address etc.

·Security - create security badges as required by the business, ultimately ensuring that all workers can be correctly identified.

·Management Reports - devise effective reporting mechanisms that work for the business in determining monthly; headcount, employee demographics, attendance data, which all contribute to efficient workforce planning.

·Training - identify and capture skills gaps, sourcing appropriate training courses to ensure that staff are working to the best of their ability. Design and deliver internal training that develops the skills of the leadership team.

·DBS - be the nominated evidence-checker. Generate and request DBS checks for eligible roles as and when required.

·GDPR - ensure all HR practices and data are managed in accordance with the new regulations.

·Operational Excellence - implement and improve current HR processes in order to reduce administration burden. Effectively propose process or service improvements that support the delivery of excellent HR practices.

·Project Management - ensure timely project management, reporting progress to relevant stake-holders as and when required. Outstanding projects include; implementing an appraisal system, creating a comprehensive employee benefits package, designing communication systems including a monthly newsletter.

Application questions

Do you have previous experience working in HR?
Have you got a relevant CIPD qualification?
Have you held a stand-alone HR position before?

Reference: 34847916

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