HR Advisor

Reference number: 46445

Title: HR Advisor

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £27,037 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Closing date: Tuesday 7 December 2021

Interview date: To be confirmed

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

Could you be our new HR Advisor?

We have an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated HR Advisor to join our small but busy and supportive team based at our centre Touchbase Pears, in Selly Oak, Birmingham. This role will also include hybrid working and travel to Sense locations.

As a member of our HR Advice Team, you will be responsible for managing end to end employee relations casework for your client teams. You will provide advice and support on people matters, policies and procedures. You will need to build and develop relationships with managers and colleagues at all levels, sharing your expertise by providing pragmatic, creative, collaborative and commercially focused solutions and recommendations.  

If you have a passion for HR and are motivated by making a difference and helping Sense achieve our ambitious goals, then this is the role for you.

Working at Sense gives you a wide range of benefits including:

  • 24 days’ holiday + bank holiday entitlement; increasing with length of service
  • Free DBS Check
  • Free leadership and management development (such as our award winning Growing Stronger Leaders Together programme) 
  • Free access to over 100 online and face to face training including the care certificate.
  • On-going development opportunities
  • Flexible working and family friendly policies
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Health and well-being support
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discount scheme 

About you:

To be the right person for our team, you will ideally be CIPD qualified with a good working knowledge of employment law. You will have managed a high volume of cases end to end including experience of advising on complex employee relations matters.

Additionally, you will have excellent relationship building and communication skills, and the ability to coach and effectively influence managers to change their behaviour and thinking. If you love team working, are creative, organised, experienced in MS Office/HR databases and think outside the box then we’d love you to join our team. If you want to find out more about this role, please contact Jacqui Malcolm on

About Sense

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.

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.  Take a look at the video below to find out more about Sense.

To apply section:

Please use the link below to complete your application. Managers will use your supporting statement to shortlist candidates for interview; 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, job description and person specification (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

Please note to avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.

No agency submissions please: any submissions without prior authorisation from the Sense Recruitment Team will be treated as our own and as such no fee will be payable.

If you require any further assistance, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0121 415 6735 or

Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment, where appropriate, are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Sense is committed to equality of opportunity, and to promoting and celebrating the diversity of staff, volunteers and the people we work with. We value everyone’s contribution and ensure people are given the opportunity to realise their potential. We will promote equality and diversity in all that we do and the work we do in partnership with others. For more information please visit:


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Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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