Employment Law Advisor Cleckheaton, Kirklees

Sector: Legal

Type: Full Time|Permanent

Employment Law Advisor

£40000/annum Benefits

Full Time, Legal Vacancy In West Yorkshire


Employment Law Advisor
Cleckheaton – Office based
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Annual leave: 25 days plus bank holidays. Up to 3 additional holidays for length of service.
Company pension scheme – salary sacrifice
Death In Service benefit – 3x salary
EAP: Help@Hand
Howarths is an award-winning 2nd generation family business with an exciting opportunity for an employment law advisor to join the team. We are a team of specialist Employment Law, HR and Health and Safety advisors that work with over 600 client companies throughout England. We love what we do and we genuinely want to add value to our SME client base.
We are an ambitious company with a brilliant track record of year-on-year growth, profitability and development. We place significance on values such as graft, together, heart and grit. These core principles run right through our business and as a result, in all our dealings with clients. Our vision is to grow year on year, however we want to do this in the right way, maintaining our values and adding stability to the business. Building a great reputation is paramount and something that has been key to our business strategy from day one. We have been in business 20 years and we are a team of real people. We encourage individuality and personality and channel this into creating a standout experience for our clients
We are keen to add an employment law advisor to the team, who can hit the ground running, enabling us to continue to deliver a high level employment law service to our growing client base. We are passionate about working with our clients to deliver commercial, accurate and timely advice to support and protect their business. We judge ourselves on how happy we make our clients; that’s it.
No day is the same. You can be advising a national retailer on a redundancy situation on the Monday, to meeting with the owner of a local estate agency to discuss a sensitive disciplinary case on the Tuesday. The work is fresh, dynamic and engaging providing a platform for professional growth.
As an employer we value the benefits of a good work life balance and promote a positive working environment. We genuinely care about each member of our team and their contribution the business and our clients.
Equally, we have made a commitment to our community and set-up our own charity The Howarth Foundation, supporting people who have recently been homeless in Leeds and Kirklees to take the next step back into employment.
* To act as a dedicated employment law advisor for Howarths growing client base of SME companies.
* Provide commercial, accurate and timely employment law advice to client companies on all areas of employment law including redundancy, capability issues, discipline and grievance and discrimination in the workplaces etc.
* Promote a positive and proactive approach to employment law.
* Build strong relationships with client companies and develop a good understanding of their business, enabling you to add value to their bottom through commercial employment law advice.
* Develop employment law policies and procedures and contracts of employment on behalf of client companies.
* To write legal articles and comment pieces for marketing and PR purposes as and when required.
* To comply with all relevant standards and professional advice.
* To ensure all advice and support provided is appropriately documented, in accordance with Howarths systems.
* Delivery of face to face and online training.
* Engage with and promote Howarths core values.
* To represent Howarths in a professional manner at all times.
The successful candidate for the position of employment law advisor will possess the following qualifications, experience and qualities:
Qualification and Experience:
* Law degree preferably or HR qualified (no requirement to have qualified as a solicitor).
* Previous experience working in an advisory and/or consultant capacity.
* Sound knowledge of employment law including the ability to advise independently on areas such as redundancies, contractual issues, disciplinary, capability and discrimination.
* Experience advising SMEs.
Core competencies:
* Rationale thinker with a sound commercial awareness and an understanding for business.
* Excellent communication skills in writing, business presentations and interpersonal communication and the ability to influence at an executive level.
* Strong ability to build and maintain client relationships.
* Excellent time management / organisational skills.
* Good team player and independent worker.
* Demonstrates a high degree of confidentiality in interpersonal interaction.
* Must exhibit a commitment to continuous personal learning.
* Desire to work within an ambitious team and provide clients with an excellent service.
Personal qualities:
– Personable
– Focused
– Driven
– Reliable
– Positive and proactive
– Resilient
– Annual Salary: £40,000 FTE (Mon-Fri 9.00am – 5.00pm)
– Holidays: 25 days + bank hols. Up to 3 additional holidays for length of service.
– Pension Scheme: Salary sacrifice pension scheme 3% employee and 5% employer contribution
– Death in Service benefit 3x annual salary
– EAP Help@Hand
– Please send your CV
– Closing date for applications is Sunday 16th June 2024.
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