HR Advisor

Ferham House, Rotherham

Position: HR Advisor
Location: Ferham House, Rotherham, S61 1AJ (with some ad-hoc travel)
Contract type: Permanent, full time 
Rate: £35,000 plus £3,000 car allowance


This is an exciting opportunity to join our rapidly growing organisation as a HR Advisor. 

In this role, you’ll be responsible for assisting the professional and fair management of employee relations cases, the role is also known in the business as an ‘Employee Relations Advisor’. 


About Exemplar Health Care 

Exemplar Health Care is one of the country’s leading nursing care providers for adults living with complex needs. 

We have 50 care homes across England that support adults living with complex mental health needs, dementia, neuro-disabilities and physical disabilities. 

As well as stable and secure employment opportunities, we offer great benefits and perks, and plenty of opportunities to learn, develop and progress.


About the role 

As a HR Advisor with Exemplar Health Care, you’ll work within the Employee Relations (ER) Team and support our Operational Teams to ensure a professional, fair and consistent approach to our organisations policies and procedures to minimise risk, thus promoting a positive ER culture within the business.  

No two days will ever be the same, but your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • leading on the management of all Employee Relations cases, which will vary in complexity, risk and volume
  • supporting and coaching our Operational Teams on each stage of any ER case to embed best practice, but ensuring that advice is compliant with relevant policies and the ACAS Codes of Practice
  • supporting and managing any employment litigations claims, including collaborating with other HR colleagues and external Legal partners
  • collating, analysing and reporting on data to identify trends and providing pro-active resolutions
  • providing weekly/periodic reporting on case statistics and case work updates
  • supporting our wider HR colleagues to deliver leadership initiatives i.e. upskilling.

Download the job description for a full list of responsibilities. 


About you
Above all, you’re someone who identifies with our values of fun, integrity, responsiveness, success and teamwork.

You’ll also have:

  • a full, clean driving licence, as well as your own car
  • high professional standards, methodical and diligent, with a high attention to detail
  • effective organisational skills and an ability to manage and meet competing priorities with varying deadlines
  • ability to work independently, but also a part of a team
  • effective and adaptive communication, through a variety of communication methods to varying stakeholders and situations i.e. difficult conversations
  • good analytical skills
  • an understanding of the ER function and a desire to learn
  • previous experience within a fast-paced HR/ER function
  • CIPD qualifications or a willingness to undertake this.


What we offer

We offer great rewards and perks including: 

  • excellent supervision, peer support, learning opportunities and career prospects 
  • retail and lifestyle discounts
  • free DBS check
  • electric car salary sacrifice scheme
  • 24/7 counselling and support
  • Blue Light Card eligibility
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays



How to apply

Sound good? We’d love to hear from you. Click the button to ‘APPLY NOW’.

For an informal chat about joining us, please contact or call 07949530204.


Colleague stories

“There are many career opportunities at Exemplar Health Care and the support that I’ve received has been amazing. Everyone at Exemplar Health Care is committed to not only our residents, but each other. I am proud to be part of the Exemplar family.”

Nurse – Exemplar Health Care

Read our stories

Rewarding your dedication

Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC PIN payment for Nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.


Lifestyle and retail discounts - all colleagues can access great savings and monthly discounts on high street shops, restaurants, pubs and holidays, as well as 2-for-1 cinema tickets.


Employee Assistance Programme - all colleagues can access 24/7 counselling and support through our wellbeing partner, Care First.


Pension plan - after 3 months, you’ll be auto-enrolled into our pension scheme with NOW pensions, where you’ll have up to 5% of your earnings (depending on your salary) put into the pension and we’ll contribute an additional 3%.

DBS check

Paid DBS check - we’ll pay for all new starters to have a DBS check, so you don’t need to cover the cost.


Career development opportunities - there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and progress in your career at Exemplar Health Care, if you wish.