• Independent multi-sector recruitment specialist


HR Administrator

HR Administrator
Northamptonshire (working from home)

Hamilton Woods Associates are currently recruiting for a HR Administrator that will be working from home for an organisation, on a temporary basis to act as the first line of support in HR.

Duties and Responsibilities of the HR Administrator:

  • Act as the first line of support in HR and provide advice and support for employee relation issues
  • Ensure the accurate interpretation and implementation of HR policies, procedures and agreements are in accordance with legislation, business objectives and employment law
  • Participate and support managers and staff throughout all stages of the disciplinary and grievance process as appropriate
  • Carry out note taking during investigations and hearings
  • Collate report papers as required
  • Ensure all HR processes operative effectively in compliance with organisation policy and legislative requirements
  • Monitor sickness and absence levels and support managers with appropriate actions inline with the organisations policies
  • Carry out pre-employment checks and process Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) applications accurately

Essential Requirements of the HR Administrator:

  • Experience in Employee Relations and TUPE
  • CIPD Level 5 in Human Resource Management (desirable)

To be considered for this exciting role, please contact Lucie Houston – Senior Recruitment Consultant at Hamilton Woods or apply online with a covering note of your experience and suitability referencing the job ID number. Due to the exceptionally high level of applications if you have not heard back from HWA within 7 – 10 days, it is regrettable that we cannot respond to all applicants, and please assume your application has been unsuccessful

Senior People Advisor

A Senior People Advisor is needed by a leading engineering company to join a dynamic and focused People team

You will be attached to key projects to provide a HR focal point advising the Project/Contract Manager (and their Project Leadership Teams) on all matters relating to good HR practice, terms and conditions of service, employment legislation and ER issues and cases, including performance management, absence management maternity, paternity, adoption, flexible working, grievances, disciplinaries and capability. You will also lead resource planning and forecasting activities, recruitment and onboarding processes and champion performance management process and to provide clear HR goals and objectives, feedback and development.

You will also review all standard Terms and Conditions of employment to ensure that they are appropriate for the project requirements, draft proposals for temporary changes to any part of these conditions where the specific needs of the project require bespoke arrangements, support change management initiatives and deliver accurate management information to shape business decisions, focusing on key metrics including recruitment, attrition, employee relations.

As a Senior People Advisor you will need the following qualifications, skills and personal qualities.

  • A CIPD Chartered Membership or working towards one
  • Relevant degree or tertiary level qualification
  • Experience in a HR Generalist role in a similar environment
  • Employee Relations case Management experience
  • Experience working on a project based role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to present self-confidently and professionally
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to challenge situations in line with HR best practice
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to effectively work alone or in groups and to work on own initiative
  • Ability to manage deadlines and deliverables and work in a high-pressured environment
  • A desire to progress into a more senior HR role

If you would like an excellent career opportunity within a forward thinking and flexible organisation, as well as an excellent salary and benefits package please call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV

Recruitment Consultant

Due to an impressive start to 2022 Major Recruitment’s Newton Aycliffe Branch are now looking to expand their Recruitment Team! With recent contract wins to add to an already busy branch, we are looking for ambitious Recruitment Consultants who are looking to join a company that offers a busy, fun and progressive environment.

We made the insider top 100 growth companies in North Yorkshire….and not to mention in the fast 50 list for Recruiters in the UK!

We offer a well-structured, career path with constant internal and external training available to help you reach your goals.

We’re not KPI driven – so say goodbye to 100 sales calls per week or 10 clients meetings per week!!

Even if you don’t have much experience in recruitment – WE WANT TO SPEAK TO YOU!

You could be joining one of the largest independent recruitment agencies in the UK….what are you waiting for?

Main Duties:

Work as a 360 consultant with a multitude of clients

Develop business strategies to target new clients

Resource and Interview suitable candidates

Write job descriptions and job adverts

Build your own business portfolio within sectors that interest you!

Provide outstanding customer service to both clients and candidates

Role Requirements:

To be honest, with a strong work ethic!

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Comfortable using IT programs

Demonstrate the ability to adapt in a fast-paced and constantly changing industry

Ability to pay attention to detail and complete required work accurately

Team player with a strong work ethic

Ability to work with / without supervision

An entrepreneurial mindset

Managing and prioritising your own workload

Maintaining a resilient and consultative approach

The ability to respond positively to setbacks

Ability to demonstrate urgency and commitment

Self-starting with a passion to succeed

What You’ll Receive:

  • An attractive salary (negotiable depending on experience)
  • competitive commission structure
  • Monthly paid bonus
  • Potential for car allowance or company car after probationary period
  • A warm desk (getting you off the ground immediately!)
  • NO KPI’S!!
  • A fun, social and supportive working environment
  • Fast track progression opportunities
  • 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Opportunity to buy additional holidays
  • Additional holidays with service (1 day per year)
  • Work perks
  • Plenty of work social events (Fully Expensed!)
  • Free Car Parking