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HR Advisor (generalist with Recruitment)

We are seeking a HR Advisor based in either Wales, Cardiff or the West Midlands, to be able to commute to our Cardiff or Redditch offices within our People and Culture team.. The HR Advisor will be working in conjunction with the Director of People and Culture and other function team members to influence and support a successful HR function in order to fulfil business objectives.

Providing a generalist HR service to the organisation including recruitment, grievances, disciplinary and performance management issues.

People & Culture
Cardiff, Wales or Redditch, West Midlands
Responsible to
Director of People and Culture
Tuesday May 11, 2021
Key Duties
  • Provide advice and support to the management team with regards to all aspects of HR and people management
  • Ensure all processes have correct and timely communication and administration to underpin them
  • Support with TUPE processes including the undertaking of ELI gathering, attending consultation meetings, presenting business information and drafting measures information
  • Support with organization design planning and processes, including the delivery of proposals, supporting consultation meetings and ensuring legal adherence to process.
  • Work with management teams to develop sustainable talent acquisition plans and strategy
  • To take full responsibility for delivery of sourcing candidates against the recruitment policy and associated practices
  • Manage and ensure that all recruitment advertising and activity supports and promotes the company brand through internal and external platforms
  • Proactively ensuring effective resourcing and workforce planning requirements are monitored, evaluated and fulfilled
  • Represent the HR function at all times, working within statutory, best practice, employment law guidelines and ensuring consistent interpretation and understanding
  • Work in partnership with managers in order to ensure performance management objectives are met
  • Assisting in the development of HR processes and systems to ensure the effective collation and timely reporting of data
  • Assisting in the development and communication of policies and procedures
  • Ensure value for money with all HR expenditure, looking for opportunities to reduce costs where possible and there is always a return on investment.  .
  • Ensure that all aspects of safeguarding and safer recruitment requirements are met
  • Report on compliance with safeguarding checks including all aspects of safer recruitment
  • Report on outcomes, costs, trends, potential areas for continuous improvement for example from the recruitment/onboarding and induction process
  • Support the delivery of the ATL brand through our workforce, by ensuring all HR activity is aligned with our brand values and through delivering a range of initiatives which promote, reinforce and embed a positive internal culture.
  • Establish sound relationships with all relevant stakeholders, both internal and external.
  • Promote a positive and professional image of the Company and all of the services it delivers
  • Coaching and providing advice to Managers within a wide range of diverse and complex HR issues, including disciplinary, grievance, performance and absence management to ensure performance and management objectives are met.
  • Proactively seeking to ensure the continuous development of the HR function
  • Ensure effective resourcing of the business against KPI’s
  • Coach and mentor people managers to maximise performance within teams
  • Work with wider HR team to identify efficiencies and areas of opportunity
Qualifications and Experience
  • CIPD Level 3
  • Maths & English GCSE or higher


  • Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Internal Recruitment
  • CIPD L5 or equivalent
  • Masters Degree in Human Resources
  • Training qualifications
  • Coaching qualifications
Skills and behaviours
  • Experience of working within a similar generalist role
  • Management of end to end internal recruitment processes
  • Employment law and legislation knowledge and working adherence to
  • Strong working knowledge of HR process and policies
  • Coaching & Mentoring
  • Planning and Organising
  • Communication
  • Problem solving
  • Analytical skills
  • IT packages and systems
  • Attention to detail
  • Presenting of information
  • motivating & Engaging
  • Influential
  • Approachable
  • Self-motivated / proactive
  • Flexible Team player
  • Assertive and Applies Initiative
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