Senior HR Advisor

Suffolk New College
Ipswich [Suffolk]
£26,040 - £30,318 Per Year
24 Nov 2021 10:25
08 Dec 2021 12:00
Further Education
Job Level
HR / Training
Contract Type
Part Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Senior HR Advisor

Senior HR Advisor

Up to £30,308 per annum pro rata

22.5 hours per week (ideally worked over 4 days to include Monday, Wednesday and Fridays)

This is an excellent career opportunity to join the Human Resources team at Suffolk New College working across our campuses. Working as part of the HR team you will support the delivery of a pro-active, professional customer-focused, effective, efficient service to internal and external customers, which drives business performance and contributes to the achievement of strategic and operational objectives.

Alongside an HR Business Partner and HR Advisor, you will work with a portfolio of staff providing advice, guidance and support on HR related issues to both management and staff members. Key areas include; recruitment and selection, pre-employment, induction and probation, contracts of employment and associated terms and conditions, absence management and employee relations casework. You will ensure all activity is undertaken in accordance with the College’s HR policies and procedures, best practice and employment legislation.

With a commitment to delivering excellent customer service and promoting high performance, you will be pro-active in approach, with the ability to work in partnership with management and have excellent administrative and organisational skills, alongside experience of managing HR casework and a good working knowledge of a broad range of HR issues.

Working in an HR team who service three campuses you will be flexible and adaptable in approach with excellent communication skills and a team working ethos as you will be required to support HR team colleagues and provide cover as required.

You will hold a Level 5 CIPD qualification with a commitment towards achieving Level 7 CIPD and you should have achieved maths and English at level 2 or equivalent.

This main base for this post is the Ipswich Campus, however Suffolk New College is a multi-campus, therefore you will be required to work at and travel between campuses

For further information and to apply, please visit

Closing date: Wednesday 8th December 2021 at 12 Noon            

Interview date: Thursday 16th December 2021  

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As part of our on-going commitment to Equality and Diversity, Suffolk New College guarantee to short list all applicants from a black or ethnic minority group who meet the essential criteria and all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria.  All appointments are subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check.