• Part Time
  • Permanent
  • Wigston, Leicestershire
  • Applications have closed.
  • £28,000 - £30,000 pro-rata
  • Sarah ClarkeBBBH7226

HR Officer – Part Time

Job Title: HR Officer – Part Time
Contract Type:
Location: Wigston, Leicestershire
  • £28,000 - £30,000 pro-rata
  • Contact Name: Sarah Clarke
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH7226

    Job description:

    We’re delighted to present a unique opportunity to join a renowned Leicester heritage manufacturing brand as a HR Officer.

    With a steadfast commitment to producing high-quality products, this company has earned a distinguished reputation in the industry. As an integral part of their team, the successful candidate will be immersed in a collaborative and friendly work environment and enjoy a wide array of employee benefits.

    The ideal candidate will bring extensive experience in HR, preferably within a manufacturing setting, and play a pivotal role in supporting the company workforce. If you are ready to contribute to a legacy of excellence and support a thriving team, we invite you to apply.


    Salary and benefits:

    • £28,000 – £30,000 FTE
    • 24 days annual leave (+ bank holidays)
    • Free parking
    • Pension scheme, life insurance and health support services
    • Free eye tests and flu vaccinations
    • Staff discounts and perks platform
    • Enhanced sick pay


    Working Hours:

    • 22.5 hours per week – hybrid working available
    • Flexibility on working pattern as required – e.g. could be 3 full days or part-time across 4 days


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Managing the recruitment and onboarding process, including creating job descriptions, sourcing candidates, conducting interviews and coordinating inductions and paperwork for new hires
    • Acting as an approachable point of contact for employee inquiries, concerns, and grievances
    • Assisting managers in resolving employee conflicts and disputes
    • Maintaining and updating employee records and ensure data accuracy on the HRIS
    • Carefully monitoring sickness absence and advising managers on course of action
    • Carrying out administration of employee benefits schemes
    • Ensuring compliance with UK employment law, regulations, and company policies
    • Supporting the development, delivery and implementation of HR policies and procedures
    • Preparing and maintaining HR documents, such as offer letters, contracts, and termination paperwork
    • Facilitating the training and development of employees by coordinating necessary training courses
    • Generating HR-related reports and analytics for SLT and SMT
    • Participating as a member of the Social Committee and the Health & Safety Committee
    • Becoming a mental health first aider and leading quarterly committee meetings
    • Driving forward initiatives for health and wellbeing in the workplace


    Skills and experience required:

    • Extensive experience of working in a similar HR role, ideally within the industrial or manufacturing sectors
    • CIPD Level 5 or above
    • IT proficient, with a good knowledge of MS Office and experience of using HR software
    • A sound and up-to-date knowledge of employment law, regulations and best practices
    • Experience of advising on a range of HR matters such as absence management, coaching, performance management, and recruitment and selection
    • Proactive and skilled communicator who can achieve desired understanding and results through writing and/or talking to internal and external stakeholders
    • Ability to drive change forward using best practices