Senior HR Advisor
Making a difference by providing excellent HR services
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent's diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
The successful postholder will work in a team responsible for the provision of a high quality, business-focussed HR service; and as a ‘trusted' partner they will provide a dedicated service to allocated departments across the council maintaining a high level of client focus and professionalism across a broad range of activities including employee relations casework, change assignment or business improvement process.
In this role, you will be CIPD (chartered) qualified or have equivalent experience and be able to evidence continual professional development as an HR practitioner. You will be expected to have up-to-date knowledge and understanding of HR best practice and a thorough understanding of the practical application of employment law. You will have sound experience of managing and bringing to a successful conclusion complex and contentious HR casework (e.g. discipline, grievance and capability etc.) and managing organisational change projects - restructuring and TUPE processes. You will also have good communication skills, with the ability to draft and review policies and present management information to a range of audiences and have excellent experience of dealing with trade unions on a range of contentious issues and achieving satisfactory outcomes.
Closing Date: 11 November 2018 (23:00)
Assessment & Interview Date: TBC
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.
All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
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