Senior HR Advisor - 3559

  • Salary:
    £41,432 rising to £43,612 after 12 months
  • Location:
    Oldham - Bower House
  • Department:
    Corporate Services
  • Division:
    HR Services
  • Vacancy Type:
  • Closing Date:
    16 October 2019
  • Recruitment Advisor:
    Debbie Hoult 0161 2197491

About Us

The Guinness Partnership is one of the leading providers of affordable housing and care services in England. We build and manage homes and provide housing services for around 135,000 customers nationwide. Of our 65,000 homes, more than 70% are let at a social or affordable rent, while around 10,000 are owned or part owned by the people who live in them.

Our vision is to deliver great service, provide great homes, to be a great business and to be a great place to work. Because everything we do is about our customers, our communities and our people, any profit we make is re-invested in new and existing homes and improving services.

About the role

We have an exciting permanent full time vacancy for a Senior HR Advisor based in our office in Oldham. Reporting in to the ER & Change Manager, you’ll be managing a range of ER cases supporting our employees and managers across the business. You’ll provide expert HR advice on disciplinaries, grievances, consultations and organisational re-structures. Previous experience of working with change activity is a must as you’ll be supporting our HR Business Partners with change projects and TUPE transfers.  As this is an HR Shared Service, there is a lot of travel involved in this role.

Skills and Experience


  • Sound Employment Law knowledge and experience, with a proven ability to provide practical advice, managing risk appropriately.
  • Experience of providing high quality HR advice and guidance to a range of stakeholders in a range of HR situations.
  • Experience of change management and supporting change initiatives.
  • Ability to effectively challenge and influence other stakeholders.
  • Customer focused, with the ability to listen to and understand the viewpoints and needs of a range of stakeholders.
  • Good multi-tasking and organisational skills.
  • Good oral and written communications.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Demonstrates the Guinness Behaviours.


  • Experience of using a Case Management System
  • Knowledge of mergers and acquisitions (TUPE).
  • Experience of multi-site and multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Experience of working in the Housing Sector.

Qualifications - essential

  • CIPD qualified to level 7.

If you are interested in joining us and would like to apply for this role, please review the role profile to ensure you meet the essential criteria.

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