Employee Relations Partner

Human Resources
Ever wanted to work for one of the most awarded Residential & Nursing home providers in the UK who know how to look after their employees and residents alike?
We are recruiting for a Employee Relations expert to join their team based in Colchester.
This is a full time role based in the offices.

  • Salary £40K
  • Hours 8.30-5pm or 9-5.30pm
  • 25 days holiday + Bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Employee discounts across various brands
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension
Job Details:
  • Provide an effective Employee Relations service to managers and leaders – consisting of telephone and written advice on Employee Relations and other related HR policies and procedures.
  • Manage a high volume of complex ER casework and provide detailed advice on specific ER issues to managers e.g. discipline, grievance, work capability, absence management, TUPE.
  • The Employee Relations Partner will be expected to manage casework from all levels of the organisation
  • Following on from advice, provide checking service on letters and where necessary provide written advice for managers and leaders to use
  • Provide advice and coaching to managers that strikes an appropriate balance between a commercial focus and employment law and best practice
  • Advise on change management and redundancy processes
  • Follow up on ER issues to ensure that advice is being actioned and followed through to conclusion
  • Advise on ACAS early conciliation cases up to employment tribunal level.
  • Keep up to date with current and future employment legislation, and adapt and communicate.
  • Draft and implement new/rewrite existing policies, procedures, templates and guides
  • Produce standard letter templates in line with updated/new policies and procedures
  • Dealing with grievance responses/liaise with Line Managers
  • Respond to any SARS or Employment Tribunal applications in line with strict deadlines
  • Liaise with Employment Tribunal offices, ACAS, managers, employee representatives and solicitors about ongoing cases where appropriate and escalate high risk cases
  • Acknowledge appeals against disciplinary action and forward to the relevant manager.
Ideal candidate would have worked within a company looking after at least 800 employees.

Tanya Rees

Senior Recruitment Consultant

+44 (0)1371 832922