HR Coordinator

Salary: £21,840

Location: Manchester/ Southport/ Liverpool/ Hybrid

HR Coordinator

Salary: £21,840

Location: Southport/ Manchester/ Liverpool/ Hybrid

Fletchers Solicitors Ltd have a fantastic opportunity to join our growing Team.

Due to the growth of the business, we have a new opportunity for a HR Co-ordinator to join our friendly and growing people team. As a HR Coordinator, you will assist the Head of People Operations in providing a proactive, professional, and comprehensive HR service. The role will combine general administrative duties with project work and advising managers on internal policies and processes aimed at continuously improving the team’s service delivery to its internal customers.

We are looking for a person who may have previous generalist HR experience and a basic understanding of HR practices and employment law. If you have good communication and Microsoft office skills with the ability to work to deadlines, have excellent attention to detail and time management this could be the role for you!

About Fletchers Solicitors:

Fletchers is a growing law firm specialising in personal injury and clinical negligence law, with excellent rankings with both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. Following several acquisitions, we have transformed into the Fletchers Group, with ambitious plans for further expansion. Situated in the North-West of the UK, our offices are located in Manchester, Liverpool, Southport, Leeds, Bolton, and Cambridge. Many of our colleagues enjoy the flexibility of hybrid work arrangements. We offer a great work-life balance, attractive benefits, apprenticeship or training contract opportunities, and avenues for internal progression. Currently, approximately 10% of our colleagues participate in apprenticeships or training contracts, marking a milestone for us as we continue to improve our Learning & Development programs. Our culture is nurturing, designed to assist you in achieving your aspirations. Additionally, we have our Associate and Partner programs for senior lawyers and established the Fletchers Foundation to support those who have suffered injuries.

More information about us can be found on our website.

Fletchers Group is an inclusive employer with a diverse work force, which is why we welcome applications from all diversity groups and backgrounds. We’re committed to providing a culture and environment where everyone can thrive. Fletchers understand and celebrating that no colleague is the same. We’re proud of our work on the Disability Confident scheme, and we are signing up to other diversity standards to reflect our ethos.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide a speedy and efficient service to the Head of People Operations in response to all HR queries and administrative tasks on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Maintain system information including disciplinary, grievance, flexible working, long term sick, recruitment, absence, internal relocations, leaver.
  • Assisting with the monthly payroll process
  • Taking part in delivering the induction programme to all new colleagues
  • Maintenance and management of employee and general files
  • Creating and distributing all relevant HR correspondence following requests from the Head of People Operations
  • Ownership of onboarding and creating personal files for all New Starters and ensure all documentation is present to include pre-employment checks, completed and filed in line with policy.
  • Taking and compiling notes in HR meetings – Probation meetings, performance management, absence management, flexible working, maternity, disciplinary, grievance, appeal etc
  • Responding to reference requests
  • Maintaining a professional approach to all HR matters disclosed, informing the Head of People Operations in a timely manner
  • Any ad hoc duties as requested by the People Business Partners, Head of People Operations and Director of People
  • Provide and maintain on a regular basis records including HR MI & stats for weekly/monthly board reports
  • To undertake and support ad hock project work as and when required
  • Ownership of the leaver’s process from start to finish including completing references
  • Rewards and benefits administration and project work
  • Occupational health/GP report referrals as and when required
  • Assist the wider team with Recruitment and Learning and Development duties when required
  • Any other duties commensurate with the role

Essential Skills and Experience: 

  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management skills
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the business
  • Ability to engage and manage key stakeholder relationships
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Ability to maintain discretion in confidential matters

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Previous generalist HR Experience within a HR environment
  • Basic understanding of HR practices and employment law
  • CIPD qualification (or equivalent) or working towards

We reserve the right to close this role before the date specified depending on the calibre and volume of candidates.

In return Fletchers can offer:

  • 35 hours working week
  • Bonus scheme (subject to targets being met)
  • 35 days holiday a year including bank holidays and Christmas Closure, you also have an option to purchase up to 3 extra days’ holiday per year, until you reach the maximum long service awards which are awarded after your 5th, 7th, and 9th full year of employment
  • Pension scheme with tax-efficient salary sacrifice option
  • Life Assurance Policy
  • Medicash policy to cover some dental, optical and other medical expenses
  • Company sick pay
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and IVF schemes
  • Flexible, agile working environment with a positive work-life balance
  • Varied calendar of funded company social events (check out Fletchers Group on LinkedIn)
  • Monthly voucher awardsfor winning nominees

  • Location: Manchester/ Southport/ Liverpool/ Hybrid
  • Salary: £21,840
  • Department: People
  • Closing Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2024
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