We are recruiting for an HR Advisor to be based at our Bristol Head Office (with travel to other offices across the UK and Northern Ireland as required).

The role sits in the HR Business Partner team which consists of Senior HR Business Partners, HR Business Partners, HR Advisors and a HR Operations team. 


Your Role

As an HR Advisor your responsibilities will include:

  • Acting as the first point of contact for managers across the Firm, providing expert advice on all stages of the employee lifecycle and associated policies, procedures and employment law.
  • Supporting managers with employee relations cases including attending formal and informal meetings, advising on performance management, disciplinary, grievance, absence management, capability and flexible working.
  • Act as liaison with our occupational health provider, supporting with implementing any identified recommendations, advise on the Firm's family friendly policies, flexible working requests and Wellbeing reviews.
  • Updating the Employee Relations Tracker and conducting regular analysis of trends arising from these cases.
  • Working with the (Senior) HR Business Partners to identify cases with significant risk and escalate as appropriate.
  • Provide advice and guidance to managers regarding changes to terms and conditions of employment; secondments; promotions etc.
  • Manage the Firm's enabled employees’ scheme, supporting managers with the implementation of reasonable adjustments.
  • Manage the implementation of agreed TUPE processes across the firm.
  • Review and draft policies and procedures and managers' guides to ensure compliance with employment legislation and best practice.
  • Assist the (Senior) HR business partners with the management of annual processes such as performance grading, promotions and salary review.
  • Run data and conduct analysis in relation to exit interviews, leavers, sickness, performance grading etc and create the monthly Dashboard.
  • Management of the leaver process from resignations, flagging concerns, assessing resource needs and conducting exit interviews.
  • Management of the Authority to Recruit (ATR) process, linking with Recruitment, building job description library. 
  • Work independently and support on key HR project activity. 

There are a number of resources and support available to the role holder to help them succeed in the role:

  • HR Helpdesk
  • HR Policies and Procedures 
  • Xpert HR
  • Practical Law 
  • Wellbeing Manager
  • (Senior) HR Business Partners


Your Skills and Experience

  • Candidates should have previous work experience in a HR professional / advisory role 
  • Ability to build strong relationships and build credibility with managers at varying levels
  • Excellent communication skills, strong attention to detail, excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Good IT skills with experience in Excel, Microsoft Word and Microsoft office packages and experience of iTrent (HR software) would be advantageous
  • Ideally CIPD qualified or working towards the qualification
  • A willingness to travel to different UK locations to support offices across Great Britain


Your Team

The HR team consists of the HR Business Partners, Reward, Recruitment and Organisational Development, with specialists in Learning and Development, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Wellbeing and Sustainability. Making sure everyone thrives during their time at TLT is the focus of our HR team’s work every day. We provide strategic and operational support to our leaders and teams and our HR specialists make sure our people are skilled, creative, valued, motivated, flexible and committed, working in a culture that enables them to perform at their very best.

The HR Business Partner team consists of Senior HR Business Partners, HR Business Partners, HR Advisors and a HR Operations team.


About TLT

Fast paced, fast growing and forward thinking, TLT is the law firm that helps clients stay one step ahead, and we do the same for our people.

We work with high profile clients in innovative sectors. With local, national and international reach, we have over 1,200 people in offices across the UK and a network of partner firms across Europe, India and the US. In 2021 we were named The Lawyer’s Law Firm of the Year, recognising our incredible success story.

Our purpose is to protect, prepare and progress our clients for what comes next and it’s essential that we do the same for our people, our planet and our communities too. In our open and collaborative culture, we encourage everyone to be their whole self, to have a voice and to contribute.


Our Benefits

We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You’ll receive a competitive salary with an annual pay review. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 25 days holiday (which will increase to 30 days based upon length of service) and private medical insurance.

At TLT we have a progressive fully flexible working approach. We empower our people to work in a place and at a time that meets their needs, those of their clients and of the wider team and firm. Part of this agile approach is a focus on hybrid working and supporting the work/life balance of our people.

TLT is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment and encourages applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any of the characteristics protected by the laws in the locations in which we operate.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities and are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, where necessary, to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, require any reasonable adjustments or an application to Access to work please contact the recruitment team on Recruitment.Operations@TLTsolicitors.com

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Published Date
Monday 13 March 2023
Closing Date
Thursday 13 April 2023
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