HR Advisor

House of Lords

Location: London

Salary: £27,494

Closing Date: 27.06.2022

HR Advisor x 2

Salary: £27,494 Plus up to £5000 Market Sector Allowance may be available for exceptional and experienced candidates.


The House of Lords Administration employs around 680 staff, providing the administrative and logistical support for the House of Lords to work as an effective second chamber of Parliament. The Human Resources Office provides a full HR service for all employees of the Administration.

The Business Partnering and HR Advisory team are responsible for supporting all employment related matters, the team is the primary point of contact for the whole employee lifecycle, from the point of starting work, while at work and through to leaving work.

The Human Resources Office provides a full professional HR service for all colleagues in the Administration. The HR Office provides advice and guidance and is responsible for cultivating a culture where everyone feels welcome, and where they can be themselves.  

The Role

The main objective of the role is to support the Business Partners to provide expert HR advice and support to line managers and staff of the House of Lords on people matters. To empower mangers to lead on people matters with support and guidance where required.

The successful candidates will play central roles in the Business Partnering and HR Advisory team to ensure it effectively carries out core HR tasks to support the House of Lords Administration.

They will work closely with other teams in HR and Parliamentary Health and Wellbeing, to ensure a joined up service that provides an effective and efficient service.

The Person

The successful candidate will have the following skills/experience:

- Experience of working in a busy, professional, customer focussed HR team to deliver high quality HR Advisory Service;
- Experience of providing proactive and accurate advice and guidance to managers on a variety of HR policies and procedures to a high standard;
- Experience of supporting and advising managers on a wide range of employment and people management matters. Including managing multiple employee relations cases simultaneously and providing support to managers in formal hearings, while respecting issues of confidentiality, based upon a good knowledge of a range of employment legislation;
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain good working relationships with a broad range of people at all levels within the House of Lords Offices, the House of Commons, PDS and members of the public.

More information can be found in the job description.