HR Advisors and Officers work within the HR team of a charity or other non-profit organisation and support the team in ensuring an effective HR service.
Duties & Responsibilities for HR Advisor / Officer Roles
These include recruitment and selection, training and development, guidance to managers on HR-related issues ensuring decisions are made in accordance with recruitment and selection policies, equal opportunities and current legislation. Other duties include participating in review meetings, maintaining personnel records and producing documentations such as contracts. HR Advisors provide advice to all managers on employee relations and issues such as the organisations policy & procedures on grievance, disciplinary, absence, maternity and recruitment.
Skills Required for HR Advisor / Officer Jobs
HR Advisor and Officer jobs require previous experience of working in an HR administration or support role, with excellent communications skills and the ability to deal with employees at all levels. Experience of using HR databases is an advantage and these jobs often require a HR related qualification, such as CIPD. HR Advisors and Officers will often progress into an HR Manager or HR Business Partner role.