HR Advisor- 6month FTC (Considering part-time and full time)

Currently recruiting HR Advisor's for 6 month contracts. Edinburgh based (hybrid working), open to part-time or full-time .

Client Details

Scottish government agency.


  • Work collaboratively with employees up to CEO level to provide effective advice, guidance and support on all people related matters while ensuring that they are carried out in line with legislation, policy or industry best practice.
  • Provide coaching to managers on people management matters.
  • Ensure the effective use of HR analytics data in order to help the business make informed decisions.
  • Lead on case management, which will include providing advice, guidance and support, producing associated paperwork for cases and ensuring cases are managed in line with HR Policy, escalating matters to the HR BP or Snr HR Operations Manager when necessary.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure strong partnerships and knowledge sharing.
  • Provide advice and guidance on occupational health referrals, absence management issues and return to work cases to managers.
  • Maintain accurate records to support the provision of monthly management information for wider business such as recruitment and absence.
  • Attend and actively participate in management team meetings, monthly MI meetings and other meetings as necessary.
  • Support on all recruitment activity, which will include creating job description, advertising, and post evaluations, including on-boarding,.
  • Support HR driven projects such as TUPE, job evaluation and organisational change Work collaboratively and provide support to colleagues across the wider People Team and organisation on a number of people matters and projects. Contribute to the continuous improvement and development of the HR Operations team.
  • Provide support to the HR Business Partners and other senior HR members as required.




  • Experience of working within an HR environment providing support, advice and guidance on people related matters.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of case management.
  • Be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal, influencing skills, and be able to negotiate effectively
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work to deadlines.
  • Experience of managing and advising on recruitment.


  • Experience of working within Civil or Public Sector HR.
  • Experience of working in a Regional HR role, liaising with various levels of management.
  • Experience of compiling and presenting reports and analysing data
  • A full driving licence, as travelling to remote locations or without public transport links may be needed.



  • Membership of CIPD or willing to work towards membership within 9 months.


  • CIPD Level 5 in Human Resources Management qualification

Job Offer

  • 6 month contract
  • A generous annual leave allowance
  • A competitive contributory pension scheme.
  • Annual pay progression (subject to Scottish Government approval).
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • A generous paid maternity and paternity leave.
  • We recognise the importance of enabling employees to achieve a healthy work-life balance by offering flexi-time arrangements in areas of the business where it is appropriate to do so.