HR Advisor

£34,723 – £36,298 per annum

Full Time – 37 hours per week, Permanent

Hybrid Working (a minimum of 2 days per week working in the office)

You will be a key member of the HR team providing high-quality advice and guidance across the full range of HR activity, establishing yourself as a key professional advisor whilst at the same time embedding systems, policies, procedures and best practice.

You will provide generalist HR advisory support to dedicated service/operational areas at all levels of the organisation and must be able to demonstrate experience of managing ER casework. You must have a sound knowledge of Employment Law and its practical application and have a CIPD qualification.

You will also need to have great attention to detail, possess excellent communication skills and strong organisational abilities. You will need a creative approach to problem resolution, analysis and interpretation of employee-related matters as well as a broad understanding of HR issues and policies to make judgements and decisions.

To be considered for this role, you will need to demonstrate you have the skills and capabilities as described in the person specification.

This is a hybrid working role (a minimum of 2 days per week working in the office).

As well as a good salary, we offer a career average pension scheme, generous holiday and sick pay entitlements, subsidised parking, public transport discounts, free swimming, cycle purchase scheme, plenty of personal and professional development opportunities, flexible working, hybrid working opportunities, Employee Assistance Programme and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.

For more information about this role please contact Hugo Carter, Employee Relations Manager via email

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role:

Job Description and Person Specification

Closing Date for Applications: 22 September 2023.

The interviews will be held in person on 4 October 2023.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications.


Grafton House – Ipswich


£34,723 – £36,298

Application closing date

22 September 2023

Job type

Full-time – 37 hours

Job reference



Ipswich Borough Council

Grafton House
15-17 Russell Road

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