Working closely with departments, increasingly assisting line managers to understand and implement policies and procedures;
Promoting equality and diversity as part of the culture of the organisation;
Liaising with a wide range of people involved in policy areas such as staff performance appraisals ,training , health and safety;staff welfare etc..
Recruiting staff - this includes developing job descriptions and person specifications, preparing job adverts, checking application forms, short listing, interviewing and selecting candidates;
Advising on pay and other remuneration issues, including promotion and benefits;
Negotiating with staff and their representatives (for example, trade union officials) on issues relating to pay and conditions;
Administering payroll and maintaining employee records;
Interpreting and advising on employment law;
Dealing with grievances and implementing disciplinary procedures;
Developing with line managers HR planning strategies which consider immediate and long-term staff requirements;
Planning, and sometimes delivering, training, including inductions for new staff;
Analyzing training needs in conjunction with departmental managers.
Travel and attendance management.