HR Advisor

Job Type: Full-time
Reports to: HR Manager
Salary: Up to £30,000 DOE

The Company

LDC Care Co is an expanding family-owned care provider with over 50 services across Kent. We support adults with highly complex learning disabilities and mental health diagnoses within residential and supported living environments which aim to enable individuals to live as independently as possible within their local communities.

Key Purpose

The key purpose of this role is to work within the LDC Care Co policies and guidelines to ensure the Company’s HR function provides effective and compliant HR support to management and employees.

The post holder will collaborate with the business to fully understand the key business performance issues, objectives and drivers, and associated people requirements for both the current and future business challenges.

Reporting into the HR Manager, the post holder will be part of a small team at LDC Care Co’s head office in Folkestone.


Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities

  • Managing all aspects of recruitment; advertising, selection, compliance, due diligence and onboarding

  • Managing the absence process end-to-end; reporting on absence, leading in meetings and providing advice to management on absence issues and long-term sickness

  • Advising managers on all aspects of performance management and capability, attending meetings and providing HR guidance as required

  • Providing advice and support on a range of disciplinary and grievance issues, up to and including dismissal

  • Acknowledging and processing resignations and dismissals

  • Conducting welfare meetings when required

  • Coordinating general employment terms; including but not limited to amending contracts, maternity/paternity leave, flexible working requests etc

  • Providing management reports on critical HR data

  • Liaising with the payroll team for remuneration or benefit changes

  • Providing advice to managers on any other matters relating to employees within the HR remit


This is not an exhaustive list, and the company reserves the right to vary or amend the duties and responsibilities of the post holder at any time according to the needs of the business.


Person Specification

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be qualified to CIPD Level 3 as an absolute minimum

  • Have recent experience of a challenging HR role

  • Be operating at HR Advisor level or similar

  • Have a passion for HR

  • Due to the nature of the industry the candidate will need to be double covid-19 vaccinated and provide evidence.

  • Be able to work with changing deadlines

  • Understand the Care Quality Commission and its role within the sector

The post holder is responsible for ensuring their knowledge remains up to date in all areas of relevant legislation and Company policies.

We will be able to offer you:


  • Competitive salary of up to £28,000 dependent on experience, with a working pattern Monday to Friday on a rolling rota of 8.30am-5.00pm or 9.30am-6.00pm

  • 28 days annual leave including bank holidays

  • Blue Light Card - Discount on high street stores, cinema, restaurants and many more!

  • Excellent induction and ongoing training

  • Pension option

  • Continuous personal development plan

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