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160 Dundee Street, EH11 1DQ
£29,504 - £31,895 per year
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35 hours per week

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Human Resources Advisor, (REF. 57/21)

35-hours per week (permanent)

Temporarily remote / Head Office, Edinburgh*

£29,504 - £31,895 per annum

About the role

Blackwood are entering a very exciting time in our journey to help people live independently, with a new strategy focusing on sustainable growth, innovation, and customer excellence.

We are therefore looking for a forward-thinking, innovative Human Resources Advisor to join our HR team, helping us to deliver The Blackwood People Plan. You will also provide exceptional levels of service to our internal customers, helping them to lead, build and develop their teams. 

This is a generalist role which will work in close collaboration with multi-stakeholder groups across the organisation whilst giving you the opportunity to work on exciting new projects as part of the wider HR & OD team.  

About you

You are passionate about working with people to help them reach their full potential. You will have significant experience of employee relations including managing your own case load and be a strong project manager. You will ideally be CIPD qualified

If invited to interview, you will be able to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of current employment law and HR best practice. You will demonstrate an understanding of HR metrics and how these can be used to help managers at all levels across the organisation to understand and resolve any challenges they face within their teams.

Our Employee Benefits package

Blackwood takes pride in how we look after our people and support their career development. Also included is:

o Company sick pay scheme on completion of probationary period

o 34 days’ holiday per annum, pro rata for part-time hours

o Company pension scheme 

o Death in Service Benefit

o Flexible and family-friendly policy and procedures

o Access to employee wellbeing support networks such as a 24/7 Employee Assistance Program, Mental Health First Aiders, Wellbeing Hub and employee engagement forum

Guidance for applicants

In accordance with the new immigration rules, employers must hold a licence of sponsorship to recruit all overseas candidates who do not have the right to work in the UK. It is with regret that this role does not meet the current suitability requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK. 

*Although this role will be currently working remotely in accordance with government guidelines, the successful postholder may be required to travel across our regions in order to engage with employees and work with managers. Further details can be discussed at interview.

We ask that all applicants read the Job Pack before completing the application form, available on the Careers section of our website.  

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Standard Disclosure check. 

Blackwood is committed to diversity and inclusion and as an accredited Disability Confident Employer, we will interview all candidates with a disability who meet the minimum requirements for the post.  

Closing date for applications is Monday 9th August 2021, 9am

Interviews are anticipated to take place online.