HR Advisor
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England
£33k - 35k per year + Excellent benefits
Excellent benefits

HR Advisor

Milton Keynes  - 37.5 hours a week - hybrid working 

Salary up to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits 

Working in a small and friendly HR  team, this role will act as a first line of support to staff and managers across the business. The position is varied and  fast paced, working on HR related projects alongside day-to-day HR Activities such as recruitment, learning and development, reward and recognition, people planning, health and safety and guiding line managers on employee issues.

As an HR advisor you will have had exposure to a variety of HR tasks and responsibilities, you  will be confident dealing with staff at all levels within the business, will have a great attention to detail and a teamwork mentality.


  • Support staff and line managers both across the UK and in Europe, with a variety of HR queries including questions relating to benefits, HRIS systems, learning and development, and company policies and procedures
  • Manage the recruitment and onboarding process including candidate admin, conducting interviews and checking the right to work status of candidates
  • Leading inductions and assisting line managers through the onboarding process of their new hire
  • Work alongside the HR Assistant to ensure contracts and terms and conditions letters are issued, returned and stored in line with our privacy statement and the HRIS system is updated
  • Assist in policy reviews and updates to ensure the business remains compliant with current legislation
  • Coordination of Health & safety matters and working alongside the HR Assistant to book in annual risk assessments and external training providers
  • Supporting the HR Manager with employee relation cases as they arise
  • Advising managers on issues such as performance management, absence and people planning
  • Participate in departmental projects and be proactive in continuous improvement
  • Run and review ad hoc reports such as absence and holiday reports and provide feedback and guidance to line managers

About you

  • 3+ years HR experience
  • CIPD Level 3 (or equivalent) qualifications
  • Fluent English, with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to build sound relationships with great customer service skills both internally and externally
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including word and excel

If you feel you have what it takes to be the  HR Advisor, please apply today because we would love to hear from you!

Ascendant Recruitment is one of Milton Keynes and Northamptons leading recruitment companies, with PA/Administration, Customer Service, Human Resources, Finance, IT, sales & marketing and digital marketing divisions. Ascendant Recruitment operates as an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and an Employment Business for temporary recruitment. For more information on our current vacancies please visit



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