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Tentercroft Street, Lincoln
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c. £28k - £32k per annum
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About the role:

Our Support Services are always on hand to offer advice and guidance to colleagues across our business. Our Human Resources team are part of this, working with colleagues every day to strengthen working relationships and provide clear policies and procedures that continually support the achievement of our purpose and approach.

An exciting opportunity has now arisen for a Human Resources Advisor to join our team. This role will be based at our Head Office in Lincoln but will also include travel to our sites across our trading area in Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire, so you'll need to hold a full driving license with access to a vehicle for business use. We are also open to applications from candidates who are looking for either flexible or hybrid working approaches. 

In this role, you'll provide professional support and guidance on a range of HR matters and share best practice across our Society. You'll be involved in coaching managers to help develop their people management skills, monitor sickness absence, occupational health referrals and support return to work interviews. You'll also maintain accurate record keeping to support monthly and annual reporting.

About You

To be considered for this role, you'll need to show us:

  • CIPD qualification and have worked in a similar role previously.
  • A strong generalist experience and a sound understanding of current employment law.
  • Experience within a multi-site organisation and/or a retail environment would be highly desirable.
  • The ability to build strong relationships at all levels and to coach and guide colleagues on a variety of HR matters.
You'll be able to show us excellent verbal and written communication skills, enjoy working with people and be able to work in a confident manner to deliver results. You'll be organised, methodical and able to maintain accurate records, demonstrate good time management with the ability to work under pressure and prioritise as necessary.

In addition to working for a successful co-operative business, we offer our colleagues fantastic benefits, including:

  • 30 days annual leave (including bank holidays) (pro-rata)
  • Pension scheme (with up to 12% employer contributions)
  • Generous colleague discount rates across our family of businesses
  • Twice yearly discretionary colleague bonuses to reward you for your hard work
  • Free tea and coffee provisions for all colleagues during rest breaks at work
We are an “Investors in People - Platinum” employer, meaning that we have been recognised as one of the country’s top employers, offering progression opportunities to all our colleagues. As your confidence grows, you’ll have the opportunity to build the skills necessary to further progress your career and help to open up future opportunities. Whether you’re thinking of a future with us or looking to develop your skills with a community-focused business, we’ll work together with you to shape your career for the better.

About Us

From a single store in 1861 we have grown to be one of the most successful co-operatives in the UK. We’re proud to be able to offer a wide range of services from across our family of businesses. From Food Stores and Pharmacies to Post Offices and Support Services, we’re a growing society made up of over 220 outlets and nearly 3,000 colleagues.

We're owned by our members, the people of Lincolnshire and surrounding counties, and have been for more than 160 years! Communities are at the heart of everything we do and motivates us to deliver more than great customer service. We support them by sharing dividend with our members, investing in new and improved services, raising money for charity through our Community Champion scheme, supporting local schools and so much more!

We work together as a Society and are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is barrier free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. If you need any adjustments, would like us to do anything differently during the interview or would like to get in touch with us about anything else, please contact our Recruitment team on (01522) 533316, or alternatively you can email [email protected]

We may choose to close our vacancies in the event that we receive a high volume of suitable applications, so we encourage all candidates to apply as soon as possible.

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