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Principal HR Advisor

Job Description

Job Title: Principal HR Advisor
Location: London, SE18
Hybrid: 2 days in the office, 3 days from home
Contract: Temporary ongoing
Hours: Full Time 35 hours - 9 - 5
Start Date: ASAP

Job Purpose

This company is seeking a highly experienced Principal HR Advisor to join their team. As a Principal HR Advisor, you will be responsible for providing robust and professional HR support. You will need to quickly build positive and effective relationships to deliver the best outcomes across the employee life-cycle including resourcing, performance management, dismissal appeals and complex employee relations cases.


  • Provide thorough and technically comprehensive advice to internal and external customers on a range of human resource and workforce development issues.
  • Working in partnership with managers at a senior level to establish an excellent understanding of their service and the challenges they face to proactively identify opportunities for operational and strategic intervention.
  • Lead and provide final advice and support on complex casework in order to support service managers in resolving issues within reasonable timescales e.g. investigations, disciplinary, performance and absence cases taking account of employment legislation and organisational precedent.
  • Advising managers at all levels in respect of appeals in respect of the full range of employment policies and procedures.
  • Align HR professional practice to the company's workforce plan.

Candidate Requirements

  • Fully CIPD qualified.
  • Experience of the management of complex casework including re-organisations and TUPE.
  • Experience of management all aspects of Human Resources within Local Government.
  • Up to date knowledge of employment legislation, its legal implications and HR best practice.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills, effective management of staff and resources.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please send your CV now for consideration.

If you require any additional information regarding the position, please call Lewis at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208 966 or send an E-Mail to