HR Advisor

Location: Ashford (with option of hybrid working) Contract: Permanent, Full Time Salary: £33,488 to £37,715 per annum (pro rata) Closing Date: 17th June 2024

CXK is an award-winning charity which helps young people and adults to build the skills and confidence they need to move into education, employment or training. As a result, we empower individuals and strengthen communities across the south-east and we have an exciting opportunity to join our HR team as a HR Advisor.

As HR Advisor you will champion our employees’ growth and development whilst providing an excellent level of advisory support to managers and teams through your ability to build strong effective relationships and application of your employment law knowledge and expertise.

 You will not only work in partnership with our managers to support a wide range of advice surrounding the implementation of our policies and procedures but support the wider team with the development and implementation of HR initiatives. You will be a team player prepared to roll up your sleeves, this role will be coupled with the requirement to manage a range of HR administrative tasks to contribute to the employee life cycle so attention to detail, strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise are a must.

 **Please note that we will consider part-time applications for this role (min. 29.6 hours/week). Hours can be worked flexibly across Monday to Friday**

 Main Responsibilities

  • Provide expert advice and guidance to managers and employees on a wide range of HR issues;
  • Manage employee relations matters including investigations, addressing grievances and resolving conflicts in a fair and timely manner.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of HR Policies and procedures and initiatives to promote a positive work culture and employee engagement.
  • Create clear and effective communications and maintain accurate HR records ensuring compliance with data protection regulations.

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In return for your skills and experience, you’ll receive the following benefits: 

  • An annual salary of £33,488 – £37,715 per annum (pro rata)
  • 30-33 days holiday, plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Defined contribution pension scheme (matched by CXK up to 10% depending on length of service)
  • Death in service life assurance policy (3 x annual salary)
  • Generous sick leave benefits
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Comprehensive training and development programmes
  • Mental health first aiders
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Interest free parking permit loans
  • Employee Assistance Programme

About CXK

Passion, innovation, and integrity are at the heart of our culture.  Therefore, we’re dedicated to bringing together highly skilled people who are passionate about making a difference.  In return, we offer a flexible, professional, and friendly work environment in which staff are truly valued and invested in.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 17th June 2024. Interviews will be held on Friday 28th June in Ashford, Kent.  

**Please note that we reserve the right close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.  Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as soon as possible**


To apply for this role, please email a copy of your CV and supporting statement (max 750 words) to

Your supporting statement should address how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification. Please note that CVs alone will not be considered.

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