Vacancy Detail

Senior HR Advisor

Keenan Recruitment are delighted to recruit for a full time temporary Band 6 Senior HR Advisor for Armagh - base will be flexible. Contract confirmed until September with likely extension.  Salary set £16.04ph.  Full job description available. 


The postholder will support the Assistant Director/s of Human Resources (ADHR) in the delivery of a comprehensive service which will support Directorates in achieving their HR objectives including CSR Plans; Workforce Planning; Succession Planning and skills mix initiatives; reductions in sickness absence, overtime, agency and locum costs; the introduction of a training and development plan including the roll-out of the Knowledge and Skills Framework (KSF) and ensuring Recruitment & Retention issues are addressed.  The Senior HR Advisor will act as the first point of contact providing advice in relation to employee relations matters and will carry responsibility for an employee relations caseload.

The postholder will take a lead in specific projects as agreed.




  1. Degree, recognized professional qualification or equivalent Higher qualification, in a Human Resources related field AND 2 years’ experience in a Human Resources role at a minimum of Band 4 level or above.

OR HNC / HND or equivalent / higher  qualification in a Human Resources related field AND 3 years’ experience in a Human Resources role, 2 years’ of which must be at a minimum of Band 4 level or above. 


OR 5 years’ experience in Human Resources role, 2 years of which must be at a minimum of Band 4 level or above. 


  1. Experience of gathering, analysing,   Investigating and reporting on information.


  1. Experience of providing advice in relation to terms and conditions of service. 


  1. Experience in the use of Microsoft Word for production of reports / letters. 


  1. Hold a current full driving licence which is valid for use in the UK and have access to a car on appointment.




  • We are a contracted, top tier supplier of Specialist staff to the NHS and other public bodies, meaning we receive 100s of jobs for you to pick from throughout Northern Ireland. 
  • A Free & confidential financial wellbeing package is offered via an external professional body to all temporary workers, to aid you with your mortgage application, debt and budgeting planning and for pension advice etc. 
  • You will have a dedicated specialist Consultant. Did you know that we have over 30 years experience suppling Specialist staff to the public service? 
  • Free CV writing service and interview prep offered for when you apply for permanent positions. We fully support you working through Agency as a stepping stone into permanent work. 
  • Testimonials: Please refer to the testimonial section on our website  to read how happy our candidates are working through Keenan. 

For more information on this exciting opportunity or hear of other vacancies within our Specialist division please contact Laura-Lee T: 02890447144 or email for a confidential chat. 


Keenan Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer, acting as an Employment Business on behalf of our Clients for temporary work and an Employment Agency for providing permanent employment with our Clients.

Keenan Recruitment is proudly a Corporate Member of REC - 10638 (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) adhering to all current employment legislation.

Location: Armagh (Flexible base) | Salary: 16.04 per hour | Job type: Contract | Posted: 26/05/2021