HR Absence Adviser

HR Absence Adviser

We are recruiting for a HR Absence Adviser in the Swansea area.

As a HR Absence Adviser you will need to have/be:

  • Proven experience within an HR Adviser/Assistant role
  • Experience within a warehouse environment desirable
  • An understanding of HR policies and procedures
  • Excellent understanding and application of discriminatory law in relation to managing absence
  • An understanding of employment law issues
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Ideally CIPD qualified / part qualified
  • GCSE Maths and English
  • Flexibility towards working hours to meet the needs of the business


  • Salary: £26,000 per annum
  • Working Hours: 37.5 hours a week (shifts)
  • Location: Swansea
  • Duration: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Role of HR Absence Adviser:

  • Support the Management team with all absence related processes, including tracking, reporting and recommending action
  • Adhering to policies and procedures, ensuring that employment law and best practice is adhered to
  • Ensure all absences are identified and managed, referring to occupational health as needed. Ensuring all procedural documentation is accurately recorded
  • Manage short term and long term sickness absence through to dismissal
  • Update and maintain absence information on the HR systems
  • Provide professional advice to managers on a range of aspects of employee relations
  • Support and advise managers as appropriate, organising, attending and documenting meetings with staff
  • Be responsible for the coordination and analysis of absence reports, ensuring these are sent to the relevant managers
  • Review absence reports, analysing and identifying trends, problems within areas and action as appropriate with guidance from the HR Manager
  • Provide support to managers and onsite agency in investigation of time and attendance (T&A) breaches, utilising CCTV as appropriate
  • Produce monthly, and adhoc, absence related overviews, both written and visually aided, to highlight and identify absence levels
  • Make changes to, undertake regular reviews and implement relevant policies
  • Deliver training and coaching to managers in respect of Managing Sickness Absence and other elements of absence
  • Identify issues and work to resolve with relevant line manager and department
  • Manage and provide accurate payroll information, ensure payroll deadlines are strictly adhered to
  • Work closely and build relationships with the Line Managers in order to influence best practice management techniques

Benefits of working as a HR Absence Adviser:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Company pension
  • Free onsite parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Access to saving schemes

If you are interested in the above role please click apply

Extra Personnel Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

Locations: Swansea, Wales

Sectors: HR

Types: Contract

Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum