HR Employee Relations Advisor

Location: Sherwood Forest Village - Nottinghamshire

Hours of Work: Full-Time

Salary/Hourly Rate: Circa £25,900 per annum

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 01 December 2020

HR Employee Relations Advisor

Set within the forest environment, the HR team is responsible for the welfare of 1,700 employees, ensuring everyone is given an equal opportunity and that our policies are adhered to. We work closely with all departments, supporting a wide variety of teams across our; Housekeeping, Food Beverage and Retail, Leisure and Administration divisions, offering support and guidance when required.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced HR Advisor to join our friendly, professional and hard-working team. You will be working alongside a team of HR Administrators, a Recruitment and Retention Advisor, a HR Operations Advisor and a HR Generalist Advisor. There will 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 on a flexible basis. Hours of work will generally be Monday to Friday 8:30am-5:00pm, with flexibilty required to work the occasional weekend or evening.

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.


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 colleagues in the full range of HR issues.

Essential requirements:

  • Maths and English to Grade C GCSE level or equivalent
  • Qualified to CIPD level 3 or equivalent as a minimum
  • Previous HR experience within a similar field including a sound understanding of Employment Legislation
  • Analytical thinking along with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced Microsoft office experience


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

  • Staff bonus scheme
  • Reward & recognition scheme - offering Center Parcs & High Street vouchers
  • Free use of on-site leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets
  • An employee assistance programme providing support on financial, health and legal matters
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and progression

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

Closing date: 1 December 2020 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: W/c 7 December 2020

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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Our colleagues work together to make sure guests have a memorable and safe short break. We are committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our teams. Throughout the pandemic Center Parcs have adapted in line with Government guidance and we are doing everything we can to ensure our colleagues feel safe at work by focusing on additional training, health and well-being, hygiene and PPE.

In line with government guidance our villages are closed from Thursday 5 November until Friday 4 December 2020. We are still recruiting for some roles, ready for when we can re-open, so please be aware that the recruitment process may take longer than usual during this period.

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