HR Advisor - Employee Relations

Newark, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

Set within the forest environment, the HR team is responsible for the welfare of 1,500 employees, ensuring everyone is given an equal opportunity and that our policies are adhered to. We work closely with all departments, offering support and guidance when required.


This is an exciting opportunity to join our friendly, professional and hard-working HR team. You will report to the Deputy HR Manager and work alongside, a HR Generalist Advisor, HR Operations Advisor and HR Administrators. There may be the opportunity to rotate into one of the different specialist roles periodically.

This role will encompass all aspects of Employee Relations. You will be providing advice to operational managers on complex issues ensuring quality and consistency is achieved through successful case management in order to promote and protect the company values and brand.

You will act as a first point of contact to operational management on all aspects of Employee Relations including discipline, grievance, absence, equality, maternity and paternity; proactively working with managers to achieve optimal outcomes for both business and individual.

You must be highly organised with excellent verbal and written communication skills alongside relevant experience at HR Advisor level within a large company. Experience with the use of Microsoft Office, report generating and HR / Payroll systems will be necessary.


You will be contracted to work 160 hours per 4-week period (40 hours per week). This role is based on site and your working hours will typically be Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm. However, flexibility to work evenings and weekends will be required.

As our village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours will include public / bank holidays and during Christmas and / or New Year on a rota basis.


Alongside your good standard of education and previous HR experience, we are seeking a driven and highly motivated professional with significant experience of managing employee relation cases to conclusion, providing professional advice and guidance to managers and staff in the full range of HR issues and a candidate with a good knowledge of employment law.

Essential requirements:

  • Maths and English to Grade C GCSE level or equivalent
  • CIPD level 3 or equivalent experience
  • Previous HR experience within a similar field including a sound understanding of Employment Legislation
  • Analytical thinking along with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint


Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Colleague Bonus Scheme
  • Pension Scheme with Life Assurance
  • Colleague Recognition and Reward Scheme – offering a choice of Center Parcs and High Street vouchers
  • Free use of our leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in our restaurant and retail outlets
  • Access to Perks at Work Portal - offering a wide range of retail and leisure discounts
  • An Employee Assistance Program - providing support on financial, health and legal matters
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and progression with the opportunity to gain externally recognised qualifications

If this sounds like your ideal job, then we’d love to see your application.

Closing date: 28th May 2024 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: Ongoing

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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At Center Parcs, everyone’s welcome.

We recognise that we’re all at our best when we’re being ourselves. We are committed to building a culture that champions diversity, equity and inclusion, where everyone is treated fairly and with respect. We welcome people from all backgrounds and want them to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. We place a lot of value on recruiting based on behaviours rather than prioritising qualifications or experience.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, please let us know if you require any support or reasonable adjustments during the application or interview process.


Circa £32,700 Per Annum

CIPD Optional

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