Job Ref: RES-19-011
Job type: Full-time 35 hours
Closing date: Sunday 16 June 2019
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £39,543 - £41,466
With a new strategic plan being developed, Lewisham Council is continuing to transform its services for the benefit of our residents during a time of increased financial pressure and public scrutiny in a social media aware, digital age. It’s therefore an exciting time to join HR Advisory Services in helping develop and re-shape our services to ensure a highly performing organisation that is fit for the future.
Laurence House, Catford Road, London SE6 4RU
What we’re looking for
A highly skilled HR professional to join a team to provide comprehensive advice and support to a range of managers who aim to deliver outstanding best value services to our residents.
This will include guidance on high level complex cases including to tribunal level, staff re-organisations, TUPE transfers, and absence / performance management. You will play a role in helping us embed our new HR/Payroll system, including actively assisting managers and staff so we realise the benefits, and seeking more proactive ways to improve support to departments. You’ll need to have:
- Excellent coaching and communication skills
- A sound working knowledge of current employment law, ability to apply best practice and interpreting complex conditions of service
- Experience of implementing pragmatic solutions-based approaches with managers, staff and TU colleagues
- Successfully delivering and balancing priorities in a fast-changing and demanding organisational environment
In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.
£39,543 - £41,466 pa (PO3)
For an informal discussion, please contact Gill Moss on Gill.Moss@lewisham.gov.uk
Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
We value diversity and welcome applications from all backgrounds.
For a full job description and person specification, and for further information about the recruitment process and to apply, please follow this link https://lewisham.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/senior-hr-adviser-584
To apply please click on 'apply for job' at the top of the page.
Sunday 16 June 2019 at 11:59pm
Interview Date: TBC
The Council reserves the right to close adverts early if there is a large response.