HR Advisor- Temporary 4 – 6 months Fixed Term Contract

£30,000 pro rata

HR Advisor (4 – 6 Month Temporary Contract) – Join Our HR Team at The Compleat Food Group in Poole!


At The Compleat Food Group, we're on a mission to create delicious food that's not only better for people but also kinder to our planet. We like to call it 'Food to Feel Good'. What sets us apart is that we're not just about financial results; we equally prioritise HOW we operate as a business. Our success is built on the passion and dedication of our fantastic team, which is constantly growing and evolving.


Who We Are:

Our 3,500+ incredible people are the heart of everything we do. They are genuinely passionate about crafting mouth watering products for UK consumers, leading retailers, and our exciting market-leading brands, including Wall's Pastry, Pork Farms, Vadasz, Palace Culture,  Squeaky Bean, and Unearthed.

Join us: HR Advisor (4 – 6 Month Temporary Contract)

Location: Poole

Contract Duration: 4-6 months

Work Pattern: Full-time 

The Opportunity: The Compleat Food Group invites you to be part of our dynamic HR Team as a HR Advisor. This is a unique opportunity for a seasoned HR professional to make a significant impact on a temporary basis, with some flexibility in work hours.

Key Responsibilities:

Diagnose and address people-related issues, creating solutions in alignment with company policies, procedures, and legal frameworks.

Enhance company-wide understanding of policies, procedures, and employment legislation, including delivering training.

Foster a cooperative employee relations climate and support Line Managers in handling Investigations, Grievances, Disciplinaries, and Recruitment.

Engage in site-based communications and engagement activities, and provide support for family-friendly policies.

Undertake ad hoc projects, including leading complex ER matters 

Offer coaching and mentoring to HR Advisors/Assistants and defuse formal actions through leadership support and mediation.

Your Skills and Experience:

  • Level 5 CIPD qualified
  • Proven experience in a HR generalist role, particularly in ER focus and Absence Management.
  • Capability to work efficiently under pressure, with excellent communication skills.
  • Proficiency in HR Systems and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong knowledge of employment law with practical application experience.
  • Commitment to confidentiality and ethical conduct.
  • Experience of supervising a team

Our Culture: At The Compleat Food Group, we champion inclusiveness and respect, valuing the diverse talents of our team. We are dedicated to creating a supportive environment where you can thrive and bring your whole self to work. Join us in our mission to produce food that benefits both people and the planet!

Note to Recruitment Agencies: We appreciate your interest but kindly request no speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions.


We are looking for somebody to start immediately in February 2024 – apply now!

The Compleat Food Group are proud to have built an inclusive and respectful culture where our colleagues feel safe, supported and valued. A place where they can bring their whole selves to work to achieve exceptional results and thrive.

We continue to attract diverse talent into our teams, because we know greater diversity leads to exceptional results and provides a better working life. That’s why we’re committed to ensuring Fairness, Equity, Inclusivity, and Respect in all that we do. 

Recruitment Agencies We have an active and trusted Preferred Supplier List to assist us if required. We do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies.