Human Resources Advisor

  • Full-time

Company Description

Following years of accelerated growth Culina Group is now a £2.2billion+ turnover business, employing over 22,000 staff, with a fleet of more than 5,000 vehicles. Culina Group operates from over 100+ depots across the UK and Ireland, serving more than 1,000 clients over its framework of chilled, ambient, contract packaging solutions and fresh and baked goods.

Company Overview

Stobart (Part of the Culina Group) is a leading ambient transport and logistics business, providing services to many of the UK’s best known brands across core consumer and retail sectors.

At Culina we have a winning culture, we believe that our culture is one of the reasons our company continues to thrive… A place where you're valued, challenged, and inspired!

Job Description

Due to continued growth, we are now seeking a HR Advisor to join our HR team at our client’s site in Bridgwater. 

As HR Advisor you will be responsible for delivering a seamless and efficient operational service to all areas of the business, through the provision of effective first line advice and guidance to the people managers. 

This is a full time, permanent position working Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm offering a competitive salary and package and the opportunity to work with a forward thinking market leader.

Job responsibilities of HR Advisor include:

  • To work with and support the unionised work force on our clients site.
  • Provide an efficient support service for HR, ensuring a fair and consistent application of HR policies and procedures.
  • Provides first line advice, guidance and coaching to line managers for all matters relating to the full employee lifecycle, escalating complex or high-risk cases to HRBP
  • Co-ordinate, attend and provide support for ER meetings as required.
  • Responsibility for the completion of people related changes, including changes to Terms and Conditions and Approval to Recruit.
  • Track and provide data as requested, using data to suggest and implement initiatives
  • Championing and supporting group-wide processes, such as working with Central Functions in job evaluations and grading
  • Maintenance of HR System holding employee information in timely and accurate manner
  • Partner with Learning and Development and line managers to support in the identification and provision of training and development needs
  • Consistently review and develop of people related processes, as appropriate, supporting the continual improvement of the function.


To apply for the role of HR Advisor you will possess the following skills, experiences and qualifications:

  • CIPD Level 3 minimum ideally.
  • Previous experience of working with a unionised work force.
  • HR legislative understanding and knowledge
  • Proven experience in advising on HR associated matters
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Highly organised with the ability to manage conflicting priorities
  • Adaptable/flexible
  • Have a determined and resilient attitude towards work.
  • Positive and credible with the ability to build trust, respect and openness
  • Commercial and proactive mind-set
  • High level IT skills using MS Office suite
  • Excellent communication skills

Additional Information

As part of our drive to make Stobart’s a great place to work. We are proud to be an inclusive and diverse organisation where we are committed to employee development and recognising success for hard working performers.

Our dedicated learning and development programmes are open to every employee to give you the opportunity to shape your own future within logistics and continue to work in an environment where team culture thrives.

Our People are the driving force behind our success, which is why we offer a wide range of benefits which include:

  • Annual Leave - 25 days + 8 bank holidays 
  • Private Medical Cover – This gives you peace of mind, you have choice, flexibility and speed of access to the most clinically appropriate care via Bupa
  • Pension scheme – we want colleagues to enjoy a comfortable retirements so we offer a great contribution
  • Life Assurance -  x 2 your annual salary
  • Wellness – Via our Employee Assistance Programme we offer immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service that operates 24 hours a days, 365 days a year
  • Eye Care Vouchers – We can provide you with substantial savings with free eye tests and discounts on prescription glasses
  • Reward & Recognition – We recognise that employees have gone the extra mile via Employee of the month and year, special recognition and long service awards.

If you meet the requirements for the above role and are looking for your next career opportunity please apply now and become a part of our #WinningTeam!



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