Employee Relations Advisor

  • Location:

    Manchester City Centre, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Employee Relations Specialist

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  • Contact:

    Halecroft Recruitment Ltd

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  • Published:

    4 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Tricia Bullman

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We are looking for an experienced ER Specialist / Advisor who can bring a range of skills and experience to complement the exciting team at our client's Head Office based in Manchester City Centre. You will have a background of growing your career within an Employee Relations function and used to providing support on more complex cases prior to escalation through to working closely within a team to ensure consistency in approaches and advice given.


  • End to end ownership of high risk and complex ER casework across all aspects of ER such as short term and long-term absence, investigations, disciplinary, grievances, performance, and appeals
  • Coach and provide guidance to line managers in all aspects of ER casework
  • Effective management of complex ER matters such as ACAS Early Conciliation discussions and Employment Tribunal activities
  • Maintaining and updating internal case management system quickly and accurately for auditing, case management, analysis, and insight
  • Accountability for liaising with management to produce ER documentation accurately and timely
  • Identify and analyse trends through effective reporting to provide management information to help informed decision making
  • Contribution to the continual development of policies and procedures
  • Assist the ER & Policy Manager with HR projects and initiatives in support of key objectives and business plans
  • Attendance in an HR capacity at ER meetings

Knowledge and skills

  • CIPD Level 5 or equivalent
  • Experience in handling a high volume of complex ER casework
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal with confidence to liaise with management at all levels of the business
  • Previous experience in dealing with matters such as ACAS Early Conciliation discussions, Employment Tribunals, Settlement Agreement discussions, and high risk, complex ER matters
  • Strong experience in working in partnership with leaders and colleagues to drive results
  • A professional approach with the ability to build strong effective relationships
  • Strong knowledge of employment law and associated best practices
  • Experience in coaching and advising line managers
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to manage workloads in a fast-paced environment and remain calm under pressure
  • Previous experience with HR policy implementation

Excellent benefits include:

  • Hybrid working
  • Excellent training & development opportunities
  • Staff Discount