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Training and HR Advisor

  • Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
  • Location: Reading
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference 36082
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Training and HR Adviser required for a private company based near Reading. The purpose of this role is to provide full support to the HR Manager, which promotes employment relations with all staff, contractors and volunteers and to deliver training opportunities to all staff.

Salary £30,000 - £34,000

Key duties to include:


  • Arrange in-house training for all staff
  • Design/adapt in-house training for staff and provide training sessions, including, but not limited to areas of employment law, such as managing absence, discrimination in the workplace, appraisal, change management and regulatory training
  • To present compliance training as necessary in a vulnerable organisation
  • Keep regulatory training records, liaising with the Child Protection and Health & Safety offices
  • Research relevant external training courses for staff
  • Monitor courses and evaluate, including non-attendance of candidates. Record and analyse candidate feedback

HR Advisory and Administration

  • Conducting staff interviews when required
  • Produce staff questionnaires on topics arising as and when directed
  • Create and maintain good working relationships with staff to ensure a good understanding of HR's critical function.
  • Maintaining and continually monitoring HR databases with relevant personnel details
  • Maintaining good records of recruitment legislation
  • Preparing Employment Induction papers and documents in advanced of Induction meetings with new staff.
  • Providing one-to-one Employment Induction meetings with new employee
  • Organising and storing archived paperwork, documents and computer-based information, maintaining a high degree of confidentiality
  • Attend and assist with investigatory meetings, when required.
  • Make requests of new email accounts and software access for new members of staff
  • Record/monitor and assess staff absence
  • Communicate and correspond, in line with employment legislation, with staff who are on long-term, or when necessary, short-term sick leave
  • Conduct Back to Work interviews
  • Covering HR Manager and HR Assistant duties in times of absence and to assist in managing the HR department where necessary to ensure the smooth running of the operation

Key skills and attributes required:

  • Ability to recognise and carry out a high level of confidentiality and discretion
  • Highly organised person who is able to work under own initiative
  • Ability to present to individuals and groups of people in a way that is engaging and pleasant
  • Customer facing with excellent inter-personal skills and telephone manner
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, Word) is essential
  • Ability to stay calm in difficult situations
  • Good spoken and written communication skills.
  • Proven and competent administrative experience is essential
  • Previous experience of conducting interviews and presenting an advantage, but not necessary.
  • An aptitude and interest in personnel and relative legislation
  • Committed to the development of a working culture which values and celebrates the contributions and achievements of colleagues.

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training and skills that they identify. If you do not hear from us within 5 working days from your registration, please accept our apologies but we are unable to help you on this occasion.

Bucks and Berks Recruitment is an equal opportunities employment agency and employment business that is serious about its compliance with legislation. Bucks and Berks is acting as an Employment Agency in relationship to this role (if the vacancy is for a permanent position) or is acting as a Recruitment Business in relationship to this role (if the role is for a temporary position).