HR Advisor

We are currently recruiting for a HR Advisor to work on a permanent basis for a well-established Engineering Company based in the Chorley area.

Salary £30,000 – £35,000 per annum

Hours – 4 day week (Monday – Thursday) 37 hours per week


As the HR Advisor, you will be responsible for building good relationships with the managers and staff in those portfolios to become their trusted advisor.

  • Liaison with recruitment agencies, contractor banks and recruitment media sources etc.
  • Prepare vacancy narrative for the Careers web page, LinkedIn and other social media platforms as appropriate.
  • Ensure appropriate and up-to-date position description and person specification are available for issue.
  • Prepare interview documentation packs for issue.
  • Inform unsuccessful applicants by telephone / letter of rejection and provide feedback if requested.
  • Ensure take up of references and record information to file and appropriate line manager.
  • Following authorisation, prepare and issue offer letters with accompanying documentation, and liaise on date of appointment.
  • Undertake appropriate Right to Work checks, BPSS and DBS checks prior to confirming start dates of any new staff. Carry out review BPSS checks on existing staff and contractors in line with National Vetting Procedures.
  • Work with the Security Team on any security issues including SC and DV vetting issues
  • Carry out HR inductions on first day with new starters, ensure all other inductions are arranged and take place
  • Support the monitoring and development of the Performance Management catch ups (including review of competencies) across Portfolio’s ensuring frequency and quality of conversations is maintained.
  • Writing policies and procedures – develop new policies/procedures and or update existing policies/procedures.
  • Advise and participate in any HR issues which may arise from time to time regarding conduct, performance, capability, and/or disciplinary and grievance matters, ensuring that legal compliance, fairness and best practice are strictly adhered to.


  • CIPD qualified or willing to working towards
  • Evidence of continuous personal development in HR.
  • Up to date knowledge of current and upcoming employment legislation
  • Experience in supporting resolution of employee relations issue including disciplinary and grievance
  • Able to adhere to strict guidelines and time boundaries for reporting information
  • Competent user of MS Office
  • Effective communicator with people at all levels within business
  • Able to organise and prioritise own work, yet with proven ability to support and work within a team
  • Experience or competence in providing excellent internal customer service in a supportive and helpful manner, both by phone and face-to-face

Please call Claire at GPW Recruitment or press APPLY NOW!

Job Ref: E113260

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