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HR Consultant - Temporary

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HR Consultant required for our local authority client based in Bath.

£16 - £19 per hour


HR Consultant, with a broad experience of the key HR functions, to support the councils HR & OD Team to work alongside HR Business Partners. The team work in partnership with Directors and Heads of Service, to plan, implement and review workforce change as well as working with Heads of Services/Group Managers on the full range of HR activity including employee relations, attendance, organisational change and TUPE.

The role will primarily focus on the provision of HR advice and support relating to the councils Community Resource Centres and Extra Care Services that are soon to be transferred back into the Council, as well as contributing more widely across Adult Social Care, Complex and Specialist Commissioning, Public Health and Community Transformation.

Provide generalist operational HR support and expertise to specific business areas within the Council, aligning contributions to support strategic plans and priorities and maintain a proactive, customer focused approach

Provide Managers with advice and support on various aspects of HR policy and practice to ensure effective handling of cases including discipline, grievances, absence management and capability.

Support organisational change initiatives ensuring effective communications and engagement with affected staff and trade unions to maintain positive employee relations.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong working relationships. The right behaviours and attitudes are as important to as the skills you bring to the job. The candidate will have sound judgement skills, a solutions based approach and the ability to provide advice on a range of complex issues ensuring a responsive service and early intervention wherever possible. Ideally, you'll be CIPD qualified or working towards level 5 or have experience that demonstrates the ability to work at this level

You will be joining a friendly, experienced professional team that supports working flexibly and will benefit from exposure to a wide variety of HR work within a busy environment supporting managers to provide the right services and solutions for our communities.

Please apply with your updated CV ensuring that any gaps in employment are explained.

At this point, may we take this opportunity to thank you for the interest you have shown in this role. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications that we receive, it is not always possible to respond to everyone. Therefore, unless you hear from us within the next 7 days, your application for this vacancy may not have been shortlist by the client.

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£16 - £19 per hour + PAYE/Umbrella

South West England,