ER Specialist

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    HR Jobs

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  • Salary:

    £24 - £31 per hour

  • Contact:

    Vicky Turner

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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  • Client:


ER Specialist; Reading; 3 months initially; £24 per hour PAYE or £31 per hour LTD.

We are looking for an Employee Relations Specialist who provide general ER advice and guidance to employees, managers and the wider HR function.

To manage and drive the resolution of a variety of ER cases that are transferred into the ER Team such as:
Death in Service
Probation Period failures
Informal and formal performance management Grievance investigations (informal and formal) Disciplinary hearings

Our client act in a supporting role for the implementation of any project work in association with business or function-aligned HR teams and their stakeholders.

Support the business and HR teams in the implementation of strategic HR change programmes, such as those involving redundancy, restructuring, changes to T&Cs.

Support the delivery of strategic ER initiatives across the UK.

Essential skills:
Solid knowledge of current UK employment legislation and ACAS guidelines, plus the desire to maintain this knowledge.
Previous experience of implementing and advising on a broad spectrum of HR policies with managers and employees.

Previous experience of working with external suppliers and fostering positive relationships that are professional and constructive.
Actively listens and explores the root cause of queries from managers and employees, constructively challenging as necessary.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Strong attention to detail.
Ability to work on own initiative and manage own time effectively.
Team orientated, flexible and enthusiastic with a can-do approach.

Prior experience of:
Working in a complex/matrix engineering or technical organisation.
Working in a regional role and covering multiple sites in a virtual team. delivering ER training to managers and employees.
An understanding of HRSS technology and the use of this during business as usual and periods of change.
Policy and procedural document design experience.
Practical working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools.

CIPD qualification Level 5 or above.
Educated to A level standard or equivalent
Good GCSE's in English and Mathematics
Stays appraised of current developments in UK employment legislation and HR best practice through Continuing Professional Development

Degree level qualification or equivalent
CIPD qualified level 7 or above

A full and valid UK driving licence is an essential requirement for this role.

Morson are acting as the employment business for this role on behalf of the client.