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East Suffolk Council
Place of work:
Riverside, Lowestoft or East Suffolk House, Melton
Salary details:
Job term:
Part Time
22.2 hours per week
Closing Date
10 August 2021 11:30 PM
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  • £28,672 - £31,346 per annum (pro rata)
  • Based in Melton or Lowestoft (dependent on your preference)

East Suffolk Council is an exciting place to work and a great place to make a real difference in people’s lives, delivering vital services to a quarter of a million people across East Suffolk.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Advisor to join our small, busy team. You will provide a responsive HR service to designated service areas and will work in partnership with our customers and the team to deliver a highly effective, professional, pro-active HR service. You will be responsible for first stage advice and support to managers in employee relations, performance management, discipline and grievance and absence management. You will also be responsible for recruitment in your designated service areas and managing occupational health cases to conclusion. 

You should be CIPD level 7 qualified, with recent HR experience to include discipline, grievance, absence management and experience of facilitating organisational change. You must have up to date knowledge of employment law, as well as strong IT, communication, and customer service skills.

Why work for us?

East Suffolk Council is a great place to work and there are lots of benefits our employees can access. To find out more about why we are so proud of East Suffolk Council and why our employees think it is such a great place to work.

Here are some of the main benefits:

  • Great opportunities for training and development
  • Generous leave entitlement (equivalent to 24 days a year, increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service)
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Free car parking (for when you are working in the office)
  • Discounts on mobile phones, computers, holiday and travel, fashion and clothing, health and beauty and many other products and services.

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, the majority of our teams are working from home and there are strict social distancing measures in place for the limited number of staff working from our offices. In terms of working location, this role will involve working from home and in the office, dependent on service needs. If you wish to discuss how that might impact your working arrangements if you were the successful candidate, please get in touch.

Please read the job description and person specification before applying for this job.

For further information or to request a call back to discuss the role further, please email: hr@eastsuffolk.gov.uk 

Interview date: 18 August 2021.

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