People Services Advisor / HR Generalist

Publish Date: 04/08/2024


  • Full Time
  • Gateshead
  • Salary circa £35,000
  • Human Resources

Posted by Alison Thew

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People Services Advisor, Tyne and Wear (hybrid working)

Salary circa £35,000

My client is a well-established and innovative manufacturing company who have an immediate requirement for an experienced HR Advisor to join their small but incredibly busy team. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in supporting employees and management alike in a varied and challenging generalist HR role.

Duties will include (but not limited to):

  • You will provide clear and timely advice to employees and managers throughout the employee lifecycle, responding effectively and quickly to queries on policies, procedures, terms and conditions of employment
  • Provide advice and support to managers and team leaders/supervisors to enable them to carry out the recruitment of employees, apprentices and temporary workers
  • Contribute to the onboarding and induction of new colleagues
  • Build and maintain relationships with managers, attend meetings when required to provide guidance, support and updates on key people-related priorities.
  • Prepare, complete and maintain records, notes, letters and documents throughout our employment processes that are accurate, compliant, fit for purpose and maintained for future requirements, in accordance with the data retention policy, ensuring that document control is maintained.
  • Work with the wider HR team to develop and update the people policies, procedures, workflows, letters and templates within the People Services Team.
  • Provide support to the Payroll and Reward Co-ordinator with the end to end payroll processes and reporting, ensuring compliance with all relevant payroll and pension regulations and company policies.
  • Support on the design and delivery of management training sessions/ workshops/ webinars and toolkits in order to ensure effective people management such as absence management, performance, investigations, etc ensuring that it adheres to the company culture and values.
  • Work with the wider team to create and communicate employee health & wellbeing initiatives across the business and ensuring that all employees’ occupational health testing is at required levels.


  • Previous experience gained in a generalist HR role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to build effective working relationships
  • Excellent organisational skills

If you’re an experienced HR generalist who is passionate about building relationships and are looking for a busy and varied HR opportunity then I’d love to hear from you.

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