Charity HR Advisor


Location: Hybrid – St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood, CM17 9JX and home

Hours:  Applications welcome for part time 22.5 hours per week / or full time 37.5 per week roles.

Salary: £31,663 – £37,726 per annum FTE inclusive of High Cost Area Allowance. Pro rata for part time.

Overview of role

St Clare Hospice is a charity that provides outstanding specialist palliative care to patients and families in West Essex and the East Hertfordshire borders.

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic HR Advisor with generalist experience to join our small friendly and busy HR team. You will deliver a comprehensive business partnering service to support operations to meet our strategic aims and values.

Ideally you will have broad experience including recruitment, employee relations and staff wellbeing. You will have great communication skills, a track record of building effective relationships quickly and excellent IT skills including excel and database experience. You will be CIPD qualified or working towards your qualification.

Please read the job description (link below) for further details.

In return for your commitment, we offer a full induction into your role, a competitive salary (salary flexibility may be offered for those with a level 5 qualification) and benefits package, company sick pay scheme and contributory pension scheme.

For an informal discussion, please contact:

Tunde Sowunmi, HR Advisor by email

How to apply

Please complete St Clare Hospice Application Form or submit a CV with a cover letter stating why you feel you are suitable for this role (in particular, explaining how you fulfil the requirements set out in the Person Specification).

Send your application documents by email to:

Key documents

HR Advisor Job Description (JAN 2024)

Employment Details – HR Advisor

Application Form DBS – May 2021

Equal Opportunities Form 

Please note we reserve the right to close the advert once we receive sufficient applications, so recommend an early application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If you require any assistance regarding the application process, please telephone the HR Team, on 01279 773744 or email

We are committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion.  We recognise that everyone is different, and we value the unique contribution that individual experiences, knowledge and skills make in delivering quality services. Which means, we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities.

Please note that a DBS check will be undertaken as part of our pre-employment checks for the successful candidate.

A note to agencies

We understand that agencies do search for opportunities to work with organisations such as ourselves. However, we request that you do not contact us in relation to the vacancies advertised above. We respond to enquiries from individuals seeking employment directly.


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