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Job Title:  HR Advisor

Req ID:  26674
Job Category:  Human Resources

Wythenshawe, MAN, GB, M23 9GF


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The role is designed to partner with managers and employees at various levels within the business, to provide HR support and solutions, working in conjunction with the relevant HR Manager and Business Partner.

The post holder will be required to make routine decisions independently, such as prioritising the work of themselves and others, responding to issues and questions, interpreting policies and procedures and applying these to real life situations. Also responsible for independently addressing more complicated and impactful employee issues and proposing solutions to senior HR business partners.  

The post holder will work under some direction but will work independently with managers and employees to resolve issues.

The post holder can work at a tactical level, beginning to understand business strategies and align their work in support of those goals. The tactical areas of focus will include absence management, performance management, recruitment and general ER issues.


•    Employee Relations / Performance Management – Consult and coach managers as they handle performance issues and talent development needs. First point of contact for Employee Relations issues, support investigations and recommend solutions.
•    Monitoring absences and supporting managers as and when required, giving advice and making Occupational Health referrals
•    Support change management activities as and when they occur, ensuring effective employee communication and engagement is maintained 
•    Recruiting – provides full life cycle support and may as a result partner with the Talent Acquisition Partner, or working independently, to guide the selection process within assigned areas.
•    Support the wider HR Team – undertake HR research, project support, reporting and analytics, and champion HR initiatives.
•    Compile and interpret HR information using Success Factors including assessing and compiling data. Meet with local management on a regular basis to support effective workforce planning.
•    Support employee engagement and communications initiatives (e.g. employee engagement focus groups and employee forums).
•    Audits and authorises the preparation and issue of appropriate contractual documentation in relation to appointments, terminations and variations of employment including accurate notification to HR Shared Services.   
•    Training – Undertake HR orientation and facilitate other HR training sessions as required.


  • Working towards CIPD Qualification
  • Experience in Employee Relations
  • Computer Literate – Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Success factors


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  26674
Job Category:  Human Resources

Wythenshawe, MAN, GB, M23 9GF

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