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HR Advisor

Posted: 28 May 2021 Closes: 25 Jun 2021
Deeside, Wales Competitive
Fixed term & Full time CLC_2756

Coleg Cambria
Application Deadline
Friday, June 25, 2021
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Coleg Cambia: An Introduction

At Coleg Cambria, our aim is to be an exceptional institute of education. Having already achieved an 'Excellent' in our recent Estyn inspection and won a Platinum Corporate Standard Health at Work Award, we feel this is a good start.

We provide a warm welcome to all students and staff to make Coleg Cambria a place you want to be a part of. To ensure our students get the best experience and results they can, we make sure the people employed with us are happy. We nurture a positive work environment, a constantly expanding and improving workforce, and offer the opportunity to challenge yourself. On top of all that we have a wide range of benefits to make sure our employees feel valued, including generous annual leave, a great pension package, discount membership to our on-site gyms, salons, and professional training restaurants.

Our 5 Campuses situated in the stunning North Wales area are constantly expanding and evolving. With strong relationships with multiple companies in the area we help give our students the best start to their careers and help the local economy thrive. Wales has a strong and proud culture we continue to grow these important values by being committed to raising the Welsh language profile. We are very proud of what we have built here and we are now looking for someone to enhance our already exceptional workforce.

Job Summary

Exceeding expectations through education, innovation and inspiration...

Role Title: HR Advisor

Location: Deeside (must be willing to travel across all 5 Coleg Cambria sites)

Contract Type: 12 months Fixed Term - Full Time

Salary: £27,164 -£30,613 based on salary assessment and experience

Here at Coleg Cambria we are looking for an experienced HR Advisor to join our HR team on a 12 month fixed term contract. The role will primarily be based at our Deeside site, however, candidates must be willing to travel regularly to other Coleg Cambria locations.

We are looking for candidates who are equipped with the skills to work in an extremely varied, fast pace role which requires you to partner with, coach and support our managers across your dedicated business areas. You will be expected to work across a wide range of HR tasks and priorities including attendance management, case work, supporting recruitment and selection, induction and probation, contractual variations and exit interviews. You will be dedicated to providing a high level of customer service and will be committed to keeping up to date with employment legislation and HR best practice.

This position will require you to work proactively with a high degree of autonomy, and flexibility.. It is important to understand that you will also be required to provide additional support to business areas outside of your remit in the absence of fellow HR Advisors.

As a HR Advisor It will be your responsibility to contribute to and support the development and implementation of policies, processes and projects that support the college's wider vision and promote a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion.

It is important that you are comfortable working with data and will be able to use data and analytics to understand and identify opportunities for further improvement.

Essential Requirements
  • Proven previous experience working within a fast pace, busy HR team at HR Advisor level
  • Able to demonstrate an up to date knowledge and understanding of employment legislation and best practice
  • CIPD Profesional qualification
  • Previous experience of working within a unionised environment would be advantageous

Coleg Cambria is committed to raising the profile of the Welsh language.

Welsh language skills are desirable for this position.

Coleg Cambria is a 'Disability Confident' Employer.

The promotion of Equality and Diversity is an essential part of the work we do and as part of this, the College is committed to having a diverse staff group.

The safety of children, young people and adults identified as 'vulnerable' is paramount and Coleg Cambria is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of these individuals and to the rigorous implementation of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) procedures and arrangements. A DBS Disclosure will be requested from the successful candidate being offered the position. Depending on the role you are applying for if successful, you may also be required to register with the Education Workforce Council.

Please be aware that Coleg Cambria reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.

Closing date for applications : 25/06/21


Excellent Pension Scheme(s)

Generous Annual Leave Entitlement

On Site Nursery Provision

Discounts on a Range Of College Evening Courses

Access to A Wide Range of E-Learning and Professional Development

Discounted Gym Membership

Excellent Sports and Fitness Facilities

Free Parking on All Sites

Cycle Scheme

Discounted Rates for Hairdressing and Beauty Treatments

Discounted Rates for Restaurants
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