HR Advisor

South Gyle, Edinburgh and Cambuslang, Glasgow
Type of Contract:
Part time/Permanent

We are recruiting for an HR Advisor to join the HR team at Cruden Group. Supporting our businesses in the East and West of Scotland, we are flexible on number of hours and days per week. You will spend some time in the office so will be within a reasonable commute of one or both of our offices in South Gyle, Edinburgh and Cambuslang, Glasgow.


·       Work collaboratively with employees and managers 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 and with a commercial awareness

·       Build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure strong partnerships and knowledge sharing

·       Create recruitment strategy in conjunction with Hiring Managers, attending interviews where required

·       Provide coaching to managers on all people management matters

·       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 Manager when necessary

·       Provide advice and guidance on occupational health referrals, absence management issues and return to work cases to managers

·       Support managers with any performance discussions including poor performance and development requirements, the latter in conjunction with the L&D Advisor

·       Support HR driven projects such as Performance and Development Reviews, Investors in People, Healthy Working Lives

·       Ensure the effective use of HR analytics data to help the business make informed decisions

·       Maintain accurate records to support the provision of monthly management information on recruitment, absence and other HR metrics 

·       Ensure Miracle People records and employee files are kept up to date to provide an accurate audit trail

·       Contribute to the continuous improvement and development of the HR team

·       Ensure confidentiality is maintained and in compliance with GDPR Regulations



·       Minimum CIPD Level 5 or equivalent relevant experience

·       Experience operating autonomously in a similar role

·       Experience of successfully managing a busy, conflicting workload while maintaining excellent communication with stakeholders

·       High level of attention to detail and accuracy

·       Pragmatic with the ability to balance business and employee needs.

·       Strong problem-solving skills

·       Strong written, verbal and listening communication skills

·       Excellent IT skills, specifically Microsoft office packages to include Word, Excel, Visio, Teams, Outlook



Competitive salary depending on experience

Discretionary bonus

34 days annual leave (includes public holidays and Christmas Shutdown period) FTE

9% Company pension contribution

YuLife Rewards and Health app

In house gym

2 x death in service

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