We're Hiring!!

HR Consultant/Advisor

UK – South East (remote working)

20 hours per week, across 4-5 days (working pattern flexible)

Salary – circa 28-35k negotiable, depending on experience


We are looking to hire an HR Generalist to assist in the day to day HR consultancy work. The HR patch can offer flexibility in the role and opportunities to enhance your HR career with the diverse range of projects that we undertake, whilst fully supported by the Founder. We manage a diverse range of clients ranging from 1-100 employees with varying needs and we regularly undertake ad-hoc project work for start-ups, as well as large businesses.


Essential Skills

  • The ability to work autonomously and consistently be highly organised

  • Excellent attention to detail and a meticulous approach to drafting documentation

  • The confidence to respond appropriately and quickly to clients

  • Strong administrative skills and use of MS packages

  • A good understanding of employee relations (the ACAS Code of Conduct) and general employment law, but more importantly the confidence to say 'I don't know' and ask for help. No HR professional knows everything!

  • A basic knowledge of redundancy, TUPE, fair dismissal, sickness absence management

  • An ethical approach to HR

  • Proven experience working within an HR role and a passion for good HR practice, as well as impeccable customer service


Desirable Skills

  • Experience of HR & Training software (BreatheHR/IMPROVE)

  • Ability to create and deliver HR training

  • The ability to undertake a small organisation HR audit

  • Project management skills

  • CIPD graduate or progressing towards a CIPD qualification

  • HR consultancy experience


The scope of this role is limitless and we plan to grow the business over the next 12 months and you can grow with us, but please ensure you are honest about your limitations (knowledge and experience) and expectations when applying.


How to Apply

In order to process your application, please email with either a copy of your CV or a link to your LinkedIn profile (if you prefer) and please answer the following questions within your application:


  • Why you would like to work with the HR patch?

  • What are your HR strengths/expertise?

  • What area of HR would you need most support with/what would you like to develop?

  • What are your salary expectations (FTE)?

Deadline for applications is Friday 15th January 2021.


Equality Statement

The HR patch encourages candidates from all minority groups and will consider applications regardless of age, gender, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, disability, marital status, pregnancy or socio-economic background.