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Human Resources Advisor (Maternity Cover)


Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £25,959 per annum
Fixed Term (12 months Maternity cover)
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Tuesday 17 March 2020
Closing Date:  Thursday 30 April 2020
Reference:  018420


An opportunity has arisen for a confident and enthusiastic HR generalist to join our HR team on a fixed term maternity cover.

Reporting to the Head of Human Resources, you will provide sound HR advice and guidance to managers on various employment issues, including disciplinary, capability, grievance, absence management and flexible working. You will also be responsible for managing the full range of HR processes including recruitment, contracts, fixed-term contract ends, immigration matters and managing all HR data and management reports.

You will have experience in a similar wide-ranging HR role with sound knowledge of UK employment law and good practice. You will be CIPD qualified. Excellent communication skills and the ability to build effective working relationships are key requirements for the role. Discretion and the ability to work unsupervised and to deadlines are essential.

We’ll also be looking for the ability to coach and develop managers and provide expert guidance on implementing HR policies and procedures.

Surrey Sports Park is at the heart of sport and physical activity in Surrey, and our mission is to deliver the best possible sport, health and wellbeing experience to our University of Surrey students and to the wider SSP community. We provide strategic added value to the University by delivering an outstanding student experience through social and competitive sport and providing an excellent environment for wellness and fitness for Surrey staff and students, and our community impact is significant both culturally and physically. The team is passionate and high performing, and the business model requires us to deliver a self-sustaining, well managed and customer service focused business.

If you would like to discuss this role further please contact Shade Soyinka (

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable.

Please note CVs cannot be accepted without a completed application form.


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