Employee Relations Casework Advisor Ref:6669

School/department: Human Resource Division
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to 1FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent, hybrid (up to 50% of the role performed remotely, the remainder on campus) 
Reference: 6669
Salary: Starting at £34,304 to £40,927 per annum, pro rata if part time.
Placed on:  05 November 2021
Closing date:  25 November 2021.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: tbc
Expected start date: asap

Job description

This vacancy is only open to those currently employed by the university.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Employee Relations Casework Advisor to join our Business Partnering team, based up to 50% working remotely and the remainder at our campus near Brighton.

The University of Sussex is a leading research-intensive University. We have both an international and local outlook, with staff and students from more than 100 countries and frequent engagement in community activities and services.

In this role you will work closely with University line managers and the HR Business Partners, co-ordinating and overseeing all Employee Relations casework, progressing cases and monitoring trends. You will facilitate informal dispute resolution mechanisms, play a key role in policy development and in developing the skills and capabilities of staff involved in cases. If you would like the opportunity to develop this area of activity whilst being part of an exciting and challenging HR team then we would like to hear from you.

We are looking for candidates who have excellent knowledge and experience of employee relations casework and employment law in a similar role, excellent communication skills and experience of working with trade unions.

Please contact Sarah Cox at s.j.cox@sussex.ac.uk for informal enquiries.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 6669 [PDF 152.36KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

Visa Sponsorship Queries:   

This role may be eligible for sponsorship. If you require visa sponsorship from the University of Sussex to undertake this role please consult our Skilled Worker Visa information page for further information. If you want further advice on sponsorship eligibility please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk 

How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to profservicesrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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