HR Officer Part Time FTC Jan 2021 – Part Time –

  • Contract
  • Part Time
  • Dalton
  • Address Region: North Yorkshire
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £13500 - £15500/annum


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HR Officer Part Time FTC Jan 2021
Our Turkey Agriculture division have an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Officer to join the team to provide support and guidance to our managers for all ER related issues, and to mentor them through our processes and to give them the confidence in understanding our polices on a fixed term contract until January 2021, based at our Dalton Hatchery in Thirsk. This role is part time 20 hours per week, with working days to suit the individual.
We are a leading supplier of Poultry products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. With ambitious plans for the future, there hasn’t been a more exciting time to join us.
Join us as a HR Officer and you can be a part of the aspiring team that brings Avara Foods to life.
Purpose of the role
The HR Officer will provide an efficient, effective and customer focussed HR and Training service which supports all aspects of an employee’s relationship and engagement with the business including recruitment, terms and conditions of employment, training and development activities, ensuring compliance with Employment Legislation and company policies
Your key responsibilities will include:
•Delivery of high quality, consistent and clear employee relations, ethical trading and modern slavery advice, to ensure legal compliance, applying sound judgement in the handling of sensitive matters and enquiries and supporting audits against requirements.
•Provide managers with effective coaching and support, influencing and challenging where appropriate.
•Provide managers and staff with the opportunities of mediating to conclude issues
•Providing case management on the application of employment policies, interpreting and advising on employment legislation and managing case works through to resolution.
•Attending and documenting formal colleague meetings at various sites as required.
•Ability to assess risk in colleague issues and gain appropriate support/action thereby minimising the company’s exposure to employment tribunals and preparing for, and attending employment tribunals where required, liaising between managers and legal representatives
•Ensure consistent and robust application of the attendance procedure in line with the Absence Policy, providing professional and effective advice and guidance on all absence management cases and working with Line Managers to meet their KPI targets for reducing Absence, identifying continually how to tackle absence effectively
•Manage the Occupational Health provision
•Managing the recruitment process to successful placement for all weekly paid vacancies to include reviewing advertising methods, selection methods and recruitment days and supporting the Resourcing Team in liaising with and managing Recruitment Agencies
•Ensure all data on manual and computerised records are accurate and up-to-date and provide accurate and timely reports and KPI’s to assist Management Team when required
•Ensure the delivery of the Company induction programme for all new colleagues and that regular refresher training is carried out where required
•Review the induction programme to ensure it meets business objectives and quality assure delivery from Agency Partners
•Ensure coordination and recording of colleague attendance for all mandatory training and development workshops liaising with Line Managers to ensure colleagues are released and cover is in place
•Champion 121 check ins, performance reviews and personal development planning, supporting the The Turkey Agriculture Buciness Team in coaching FLMs to understand the processes and develop their skills in these areas
•Organise support with the arrangement, creation, production and distribution of training-related material
•Ensure accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date training records are maintained and deal with any enquiries in relation to training and development
•Support the Turkey Agriculture team through co-ordinating team/role specific development training and qualifications with external providers – including apprenticeships
•Audit those delivering on-the-job training (on line training)
•Support with the management of the Training budget
•Support the implementation of policy/procedural changes, designing and delivering training activities to develop colleague understanding of HR Policies, Systems, processes and employment law
•In conjunction with FLMs support the identification of training and development needs for weekly staff
What we are looking for:
•Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate at all levels and work effectively within a team, see the potential in others and understands the impact of their actions on colleagues
•A relentless drive to improve performance and deliver outstanding results through new, innovative and more effective ways of working
•Methodical with an attention to detail whilst working at pace
•Ability to build effective relationships with internal and external contacts
•Ability to work under own initiative
•Ability to handle conflict/confrontation effectively
•Time Management with an ability to identify and focus on priorities in a varied role
A little about us:
We are a leading supplier of chicken, turkey and duck products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 6000 people.
The growth of our business is based on providing a high quality, affordable product and delivering great service levels to our customers. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the latest technology and being uncompromising in our commitment to high quality and food standards.
What’s in it for you?
We are committed to making sure our employees reap rewards of commitment and great performance. You will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment, where your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded
We offer comprehensive training as well as development and career progression opportunities. You can also look forward to benefits that amongst other things include the following:
•31 Days Holiday
•6% Pension
•Life Insurance
•Various lifestyle benefits
If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today!
We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer.

Salary: £13500 – £15500/annum

Job Type: Contract, Part Time

Location: Dalton

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