HR Advisor


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HR Advisor     


About our role: Are you an HR Advisor with experience of handling a variety of challenging ER cases? We are looking to recruit a driven and ambitious HR Advisor to join our advisory team and help develop our managers in all aspects of people management. You will be experienced at managing ER cases, with the ability to “see the bigger picture” assessing potential risk to the business. With sound commercial acumen, you will have the ability to make timely business decisions, identifying and mitigating risks, which will result in improved retention, engagement and productivity.

Your focus: You will work with line managers to help them proactively manage all employee issues, providing recommendations to meet the requirements of our business. Alongside all ER matters, you will be advising on capability cases in a commercial yet empathetic manner and will be key to helping us reduce attrition, through your involvement in on boarding activities and development of management know-how workshops.

Bring your experience:

Degree in Business or Psychology preferred (or similar)

Achieved or actively working towards CIPD Chartered Membership.

Significant experience of ER case handling, in a performance driven environment

Sound risk management capability coupled with pragmatic problem solving orientation

Exposure to TUPE would be advantageous

Effective stakeholder management and coaching skills

Confident oral communication and clear, succinct written communication is essential

Collaborative and flexible style with the ability to adapt your approach in line with changing business needs and personalities


Working in our multisite environment, our role is not for the faint hearted as you will be working at an incredible pace where results are key. Based in Slough, you will have the flexibility to travel to our other locations throughout the UK as and when required and will be based in Swindon 1 day per week (flexible).

Your Learning & Development with QA, how can we support you? Naturally you will have a comprehensive Induction Programme organised and you will be introduced to various internal teams and stakeholders. Being a training and education provider, your continuous Learning and Development is of huge importance to us and as an individual contributor, we can agree a suitable Pathway to achieve your goals and aspirations.          

More about the Team you will be working with: We are a team of around 20 (including talent acquisition and payroll etc.) and are lively, outgoing and extremely supportive. The majority of us are based in Slough with one or two anomalies. We are passionate about what we do and aim to provide a comprehensive yet pragmatic service to the business at all times, (chocolate, cakes and lots of laughs included!).            

Our perks:

You’ll work hard and do great things for our learners so we’ll make sure your efforts and achievements are well-rewarded with an attractive perks package.

Core Benefits

25 days holiday rising to 28 plus bank holidays of course

4% pension contribution

Life Assurance of 4 x annual salary

Something a little extra

Holiday buying – up to an additional 5 days

Cycle to work scheme

3 QA Training Days on a subject of your choice

2 Charity Days

Season rail ticket loan scheme

Gym Scheme

Our Company: QA is one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK, developing skills and capabilities for everyone from apprentices to business leaders. Headquartered in London, but with a nationwide network of state-of-the-art training centres, QA Group is comprised of four fast-growing divisions- Learning, Apprenticeships, Consulting and Higher Education- all of which deliver innovative and cutting edge skills solutions to UK organisations.

How to apply and who to contact:

Using the link below, please submit your details and we will be back in touch shortly. Should you have any queries and wish to speak with us please call Michaela on 01753 898671

We look forward to hearing from you!