Senior HR Advisor

Reference number: 43413

Title: Senior HR Advisor

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time

Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Sunday 21 July 2019

Salary: Circa £28,500 - £30,000 per annum

Interview date: To be confirmed

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About the role

Sense has an exciting opportunity for a passionate and motivated individual to join our small but busy team as a Senior HR Advisor. This is a full time role working 37.5 hours per week at TouchBase Pears in Selly Oak Birmingham,

This is a varied role that will see the successful candidate actively involved in a wide range of HR functions and projects across the organisation. You will take a lead role in analysing data from a range of employee issues, produce reports and support on major projects.

In addition, you will be the first point of contact for our Retail and Charity teams, offering support and guidance on a range of HR matters, policies, and procedures. 

You will also assume line management responsibilities for a team of three  in the absence of the Advice Team Manager.

About you 

Our ideal candidate will have a wealth of proven and up to date knowledge of case law, employment law and best practice. 

You will have excellent customer service skills, and be used to dealing with a high volume of queries, complaints and have experience of being a front facing HR advisor.  

We are looking for a confident, approachable communicator with a customer focused attitude who is able to build strong relationships with managers across the organisation. You will be IT literate and have experience using the full Microsoft Office suite and HR databases.

You will be willing to travel nationally,in order to meet with and maintain the relationships with our customers. 

If you’re creative, focused and able to work well both independently and as part of a team, we’d love to hear from you.

For a full Job Description and Person Specification, please see the links below. If you want to find out more about this role, please contact Jay Glover via email on

About us

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 


Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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