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Job Description – HR Advisor (004566)

Job Description

HR Advisor-(004566)


HR Advisor

Hybrid working between one of our local depots and home working

Regional travel required across the whole of our North London network


Competitive salary

At Cadent we’re excited to be part of the future of UK energy! We’ve got a clear roadmap that will both drive our performance to the forefront of our industry and support the UK government in achieving their net zero target by 2050.

We’re making a difference through innovation and new ways of working. Together we’re shaping a cleaner, greener future for our 11 million customers who we put at the heart of everything we do.

The Opportunity
We have an exciting opportunity for a HR professional to join our Business Partnering team – helping us to provide a people focused service to our customers.

You’ll be responsible for supporting our managers and colleagues with a wide range of employee relations activities.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Providing day to day employee relations support ensuring accurate, effective, pragmatic and timely advice to managers and colleagues
  • Acting as a one stop shop for all disciplinary, performance management and grievance cases
  • Managing complex ER cases up to and including dismissal
  • Providing comprehensive support and advice to managers when managing Long Term Sickness
  • Managing tribunal cases and ACAS conciliations
  • Providing support with consultation in relation to Group activities such as; incoming and outgoing TUPE transfers, redundancy and employee terms and conditions
  • Translating the wider People Strategy and developing localised People Plans for designated area of the business
  • Understanding the business operating models and people requirements to achieve short-term and long-term goals
  • Working with stakeholders to build capability & capacity within the business
  • Effectively supporting the management of talent and development to attract, retain & develop our people
  • Leading the delivery or organisation change programs within own business area and supporting delivery in company programs
  • Analysing and interpreting data from reports in respect of Employee Relations information held on our systems
  • Ensuring relevant policies and procedures are relevant and providing clear guidance that represent the law and best practice
  • Ensuring compliance with all regulatory and legal HR requirements including Right to work, DBS, contractual rights and auditing requirements
  • Highlighting and recognising service themes, analyse key themes, trends (internal and external) and performance metrics in order to identify how different scenarios may impact on the business and make recommendations for moving forward
  • Understanding of learning and development
  • What You’ll Bring
    We’re looking for candidates who possess the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • CIPD qualified Level 5 or relevant experience in a similar role
  • Extensive cases management experience
  • Exposure to a unionised environment
  • Good working knowledge of employment law and policy management
  • Ability to embrace and positively drive change
  • Effective prioritisation and time management
  • Strong verbal, written communication and listening skills
  • Ability to build and establish effective relationships
  • A strong customer service orientated approach
  • Good planning skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in relevant computer applications
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team
  • What’s in It For You

  • 25 days holiday + statutory days + option to buy additional days
  • Competitive salary
  • Pension Scheme – double match up to 12%
  • Opportunity to earn bonus
  • Flexible Benefits including; cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice car scheme, insurances and healthcare packages
  • My Offers membership card – offering discounts and savings from hundreds of retailers
  • Support with financial wellbeing
  • Access to our Occupational Health Services
  • Be Yourself

    Cadent embraces Diversity and Inclusion. We celebrate what makes us different, as well as what we have in common. This enables us to work better as one team shaping a dynamic, innovative and inclusive culture. Our employee communities support us in keeping our employees engaged and motivated and through our partnerships and covenants we ensure our workforce reflects our communities in all their diversity.

    Cadent is a Disability Confident employer so if you require any reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process, please get in touch and let us know. We’re also happy to discuss flexible working options

    should the role accommodate it.

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