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HR Advisor

Job Description

Job Title: HR Advisor
Location: Belfast
Salary: Competitive

Are you an HR Professional on an upward career trajectory, experienced in Employee Relations, Recruitment & Selection and change management? Are you looking for your next career move that will give you the exposure to develop your skills? Do you have a passion to have a hand in developing the overall HR Function within in an instantly recognisable business? If so, reach out...

VANRATH is excited to be working alongside one of Northern Ireland's leading childcare and health organisations, in the search for their next permanent HR Advisor based out of their Belfast HQ.

The Role

This is a brand new role within the group, reporting directly to the HR Manager with key responsibilities for the HR function withing one of the Group's Business Units. You will work in a professional manner within the nurseries team and will assist with the efficient and effective running of the Human Resources Department.

The Person


  • Strong generalist human resources experience
  • Experience of conducting Disciplinary and Grievance Hearings and Investigatory Meetings
  • Track record of success in employee relations

Skill Requirements


  • Strong people skills with the ability to build and develop relationships with Management and staff across all business
  • Excellent organisational and problem solving skills
  • Strong understanding of employment law
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to work accurately with good attention to detail
  • Patient, tactful, diplomatic and approachable
  • Respects the importance of confidentiality
  • The ability to stay calm in difficult situations
  • Flexible and pro-active approach
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines



  • CIPD qualified or part qualified
  • Third level qualification in a HR/ Business related discipline

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Providing HR advice and support to the business managers and staff on policies, procedures, sickness absence, grievance, maternity, flexible working, and employment law
  • Conducting Disciplinary & Grievance Hearings
  • Investigating and reporting sickness/ absence patterns
  • Conducting Employment Investigatory Meetings
  • Advising Managers and employees on maternity and parental rights
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Change Management
  • Assisting the HR Manager with the implementation of updated Company Policies and Procedures
  • Performance Management

Salary and benefits

Competitive Salary
Discretionary Annual Bonus
Exposure to every aspect of HR

Additional Info

Full driving licence required and access to a form of transport to enable the applicant to fulfi the requirements of the role

For further information on this exciting HR Advisor vacancy, please contact Jason Glenn via the link below in the strictest confidence or reach out on LinkedIn.

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Established in 2000, VANRATH has become a market leader in Northern Ireland. This success is a direct result of our dedication to confidentiality, professionalism and the wealth of knowledge held by our Senior Consultants. VANRATH has a demonstrable track record in pairing the best local talent with leading local businesses.