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VACANCY – HR Adviser

Salary £24k pa

Fixed-term Contract Dec 18 to Aug 19

Radstock Head Office (Ref 148/18)

37 ½ hours per week


We are looking for an HR Adviser to cover a maternity absence on a fixed-term contract from December 18 to August 2019. 


The successful candidate will have some HR experience gained from working in a generalist role and will support the retail operation.  Although based at the Head Office in Radstock, there will be a requirement to travel to stores within your designated area (comprising of 10 stores) all located within a 30-mile radius as and when required to support managers with HR/people matters. This is an ideal opportunity for a recently qualified HR practitioner to extend their experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.


The role will include, but is not limited to:

  • Working in partnership with the managers to ensure the delivery of key business KPIs
  • Providing professional HR advice and support to your client group including case management (sickness, disciplinary, performance management and grievance handling)
  • Produce HR reports to Area Managers and Store Managers
  • Supporting recruitment campaigns including participation in interview and selection processes
  • Participating in the induction of new colleagues
  • Delivering training to managers and supervisors on key HR policies and processes
  • Delivering skills training programmes to store staff
  • Support the delivery of HR interventions and initiatives such as Investors in People

As the HR Adviser you will have a generalist background and will have ideally worked in a multi-site/field role before.

Some employee relations knowledge is required, as is experience of recruitment due to our growth plans. Travel is a requirement of the role so car owner essential (mileage paid).

We offer a contributory pension scheme, staff discounts (after 13 weeks), 30 days holiday initially including bank/public holidays, with additional days based on service, health cash plan subject to eligibility, staff training & development plus usual other benefits.  If you are interested, please email your CV to   Closing Date 16/11/18.