HR Advisor, Jobs, 38981

HR Advisor

  • Salary: Competitive plus benefits
  • Type of work: Permanent
  • Location: Manchester
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About the role

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We are now hiring an experienced People Advisor to join our award-winning Manchester team; this is an exciting opportunity for a practiced HR Advisor.

We offer our HR Advisors:

  • Starting from 33 days annual leave
  • Company Car
  • Flexible hours
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Private health care and sick pay cover
  • Maternity and paternity packages


Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 5pm 

Hybrid working is available, with three days spent in the office and two at home. For training purposes, your first month will be office-based.

About the role

Do you want to work for a dynamic car retailer with 11,000 employees across the UK? Arnold Clark is now hiring and has been named as one of Glassdoor’s Top 50 UK employers while our talented HR / People Team has recently been recognised for its work at the Herald Diversity Awards and HR Network awards.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced HR Advisor to join our People Team based at our office in Manchester. You will be skilled in all aspects of employee relations and get involved in our employee engagement work. We are conducting meetings via conference calls. However, we will need you to be flexible to cover an assigned area within the branch network. 

Day-to-day duties

  • Advising on and facilitating disciplinary and grievance issues
  • Resolving long-term absences
  • Offering advice across all departments and divisions of the business
  • Making high-level decisions in a busy and fast-paced environment
  • Working across multiple sites and liaising with employees and managers to give them advice 
  • Providing employees with support through our welfare process
  • Training managers on all employee relations issues

Essential skills

  • A minimum of two years’ experience in an employee relations role
  • The ability to work as part of a team and use your own initiative
  • Proven knowledge of employee relations and employment law
  • Fantastic communication and influencing skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel as part of the role when the situation allows 
  • A full driving licence

Nice to have (but not essential)

  • A CIPD qualification.

In return for your skills, you’ll gain hands-on experience in a demanding, multi-site environment, as well as a company car, mobile phone, and laptop. You’ll also receive one of the best employee benefits packages in the industry, enhanced holidays,  private healthcare, and generous staff retail discounts.

“Arnold Clark is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We strive to create an environment where collaboration, unique perspectives, and multiple approaches are celebrated. We care about our employees and our communities, we nurture talent and encourage ambition, and we are passionate about people who take pride in their work. Our employees are at the heart of everything we do – diverse in our make-up, united in our goals.”

Employment with the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory references and disclosure checks.


Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

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Discount on new and used vehicles

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Contributory pension scheme

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Private medical insurance

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Life assurance