HR Advisor

Location York
Discipline: HR
Salary: £30,000 - £33,000
Job ref: 008942
Published: 23 days ago

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR advisor to join our central HR advisory team at our head office, in York.


As an integral member of our HR function, you will be responsible for delivery of a full range of services providing expert advice, support and guidance on a range of people related matters.


Role Details

*       Salary: £30,000 - £33,000

*       Role based: York, YO32 9PT

*       Contract type: Permanent

*       Annual leave: 25 plus bank holidays


Role Responsibilities

*       Manage the full recruitment cycle from advertising through to offer stage in area of responsibility working with the hiring managers to ensure momentum is kept.

*       Support ER cases including absence management, flexible working, investigation, disciplinary and grievance ensuring company policy is always adhered to.

*       Ensure effective absence management case work, conducting trend analysis and providing reports and highlighting concerns to the HR Manager and management as appropriate.

*       Guide and support a positive health and wellbeing culture through promotion of services available, arranging occupational health and other external referrals as required and linking with HSE Business Partners regarding risk assessments.

*       Support with all learning & development requirements including development plans, skills and competence matrices.

*       Conduct exit interviews promptly providing reports and feedback to management and HR Business Partner as required.

*       Build effective working relationships with all key stakeholders in area of responsibility.


Benefits & Opportunities

*       Option to buy 5 days of annual leave

*       Working flexibly principles

*       Contributory pension

*       Annual bonus

*       A range of dedicated health and wellbeing service

*       A chance to give back to your community with an annual Volunteering Day Off

*       Fully funded professional qualifications and membership

*       Cycle to Work Scheme

*       Employee Benefits Program (Discounts at 100s of shops, gyms, restaurants and even holidays!)

*       There is also great opportunity for career progression within Portakabin. Roughly one third of our roles are filled by internal candidates!


Our Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who:

*       Has previous experience operating as a HR Advisor

*       Has experience of supporting ER cases and policy application

*       Applies specialist knowledge and detailed technical expertise

*       Listens, consults others, and communicates proactively

*       Gathers comprehensive information to support decision making

*       Analyses numerical data, verbal data, and all other sources of information.

*       Gains clear agreement and commitment from others through persuading, convincing and negotiating

*       Takes initiative, acts with confidence, and works under own direction

*       CIPD Qualified (level 5)


Even if you do not match all our ‘ideal’ criteria we would still be very keen to receive your CV as we love developing our people and may feel that you could be developed into this role.


About Portakabin

As innovators in the science of building, we provide modular buildings for hire and sale, as well as supplying refurbished buildings and construction site accommodation. We deliver building solutions for organisations of any size, in sectors ranging from manufacturing, education and health to transport, utilities and construction.

Portakabin remains in the ownership of the York based Shepherd family and now employs more than 2,000 people across ten European countries.

As an equal opportunities employer, Portakabin is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and perspectives and hire great people to build talented and diverse teams.

We are committed to making reasonable adjustments throughout the application, recruitment, and onboarding processes for candidates that require additional support and/or adjustments to be made.