HR Generalist

  • Negotiable
  • Reading, Berkshire
  • Permanent

HR Generalist - Reading

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Reading office, for a HR Generalist to join the team. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years experience working in a HR role.

*Salary to be discussed upon application*


  • Developing and updating all company HR policies and procedures as required.
  • Composing competency based interview sheets as required.
  • Responsible for all aspects of operational HR administration and functions including employee relations, record and file keeping, handling of queries/issues, handling of new starters and leavers and associated paperwork, handling of terminations and redeployment.
  • Assist with the recruitment process by conducting reference checks.
  • Assist managers in driving absence management improvements.
  • Assist with investigations regarding disciplinary and grievance procedures ensuring compliance with company policy and legal requirements.
  • Responsible for minute taking at all formal HR related meetings.
  • Providing coaching and support to managers and staff as required.
  • Responsible for managing all parent leave types, including maternity, paternity and parental.
  • Responsible for organising and running the Company Induction Training.
  • Responsible for the Time and Attendance system and coaching managers on the correct use of the system.
  • Organise and manage all Statutory Health & Safety Training.
  • Responsible for the preparation of both weekly and monthly payroll.
  • Take an active role in various HR projects and other ad hoc duties as required.
  • Responsible for providing expertise and support to managers regarding Human Resources to ensure solutions are realistic, timely, fair, and consistent.
  • Maintain the level of confidentiality and integrity expected when working with sensitive personal data.
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest HR trends and best practice.
  • Proactive with proven ability to prioritise and establish good customer relationships.


  • 3+ years of experience working in a HR role.
  • Efficient HR administration and people management skills.
  • Excellent record keeping skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of employment law.
  • Payroll experience.
  • Computer literate: including highly proficient in MS Excel & Word.
  • Time and Attendance experience is essential.
  • Good working knowledge of the Health and Safety Act and the associated regulations.

Applications for this position will be regularly reviewed and interviews will be held as soon as possible.

Yasmin Thomas Talent Acquisition Consultant

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