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1 Mar 2023

Temporary Human Resources Advisor / Cynghorydd Adnoddau Dynol (12 month fixed term contract)

Tenovus Cancer Care – Posted by Tenovus Cancer Care Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom

Job Description

Job: Human Resources Advisor / Cynghorydd Adnoddau Dynol

(12 month fixed term contract)


Salary: £28,000


Full Time (35 hours per week worked flexibly)


Your core working hours are 11am to 3pm and you can operate between 7am – 9pm. That means you’ve the opportunity to manage your hours around our core times to fit in with your work and lifestyle commitments.


Work locations: Home (main) / Cardiff Head Office (occasional)


Working mainly from home there’s sometimes an occasional need to work at our Cardiff City Centre Head Office as the job requires. This means you should live as local as possible in and around Cardiff. Although we love to see our people in the office we don’t set regular and weekly office days as we know how important flexibility is to all of us.

Your Staff Benefits:

When you join ‘US’ at Tenovus Cancer Care you’ll benefit from:

  • Flexible working arrangements to help you achieve your best at work and manage other areas of your life effectively
  • Your Birthday off work as an additional holiday once you’ve been here for 12 months
  • A generous 35 days annual leave including public holidays that increases with length of service.
  • Opportunity to buy up to 10 days of additional annual leave per year
  • An Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) offering access to 24/7 confidential advice and support
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Contributory pension scheme

Interview: We’ll invite successful applicants to interview at our Head Office in Cardiff City Centre…it’s really close to Cardiff Castle and the Principality Stadium. Candidates should be available to interview the week commencing 27th March.

Closing Date: 20th March

Please submit your application soon. Sometimes we close our adverts early if we receive sufficient and quality applications and we don’t want you to miss out.

Join Us!


If you’d love to work for a well-known Welsh cancer charity with a great reputation and want to boost your current HR experience and career options we’d love to hear from you.


Covering a secondment in a well-established HR team this is a fantastic opportunity to engage directly with managers and staff when it comes to proactively providing HR advice in a true consultant way of working. Our HR & Volunteer Manager recommends the HR opportunity because…


“I’ve loved developing my HR career over the last 10 years here at Tenovus Cancer Care. Working my way up to influence and support colleagues at all levels has really challenged me. The way HR sits in the business here alongside my expert colleagues has helped me grow as a CIPD professional member in a place where HR impacts at a strategic level”

As a HR stand-alone professional, you can expect to be doing a lot of supporting and advising Line Managers on day-to-day issues around performance and absence management as well as influencing in a credible way. We’re people focused so making our policies and procedures easily understood and relatable is hugely important to doing the job well as is the follow up admin.

Your interpersonal skills will be your shining quality in this job as you’ll be good at listening and coming up with workable solutions whilst managing our risk level. You’ll know when to challenge appropriately as a HR professional and easily interpret employment law within the context of our day-to-day workplace situations.

We’ve HR systems in place so you’ll be using these for data and processes as well as drafting your own letters and attending HR meetings when it comes to Employee Relations. We’re also focused on EDI as a big piece of work so there may also be opportunities to get involved in this work and other team projects supporting our People Strategy.

What you’ll need to succeed

We’d love to get your application if you’ve had similar experience of working in a HR job already providing quality advice and support to managers and staff. Although CIPD qualified candidates are welcomed we really value the importance of a decent level of practical HR experience in the workplace too. So, even if you don’t have the qualification, we’d be keen to hear from you if you’re already advising in HR, be proud to join our cause and enhance your CV.

To be considered your CV should demonstrate you match our Person Specification requirements in:

  • Being able to coach managers expertly when it comes to HR matters
  • Provide solid and compliant HR advice through relevant experience
  • Doing the same or a similar role where your Employment Law knowledge is up to date
  • Have been practically involved in Employee Relations processes and procedures in a work environment from a HR perspective

About us

Every year, around 20,000 people are diagnosed with cancer in Wales.

We are a charity that understands what it is to live with cancer and how it affects families and friends too. We bring information, advice, practical and emotional support so people can take back some control of their lives and live as well as possible with cancer. We’re Wales’ leading cancer charity and our aim is to champion the needs of people affected by cancer to drive the changes that make a real difference, not just now, but for future generations.

How to Apply

Recruitment Process Please apply with your CV and covering letter addressing the criteria stated in the Person Specification via the Tenovus Cancer Care website by the 20th March. Please submit your application soon. Sometimes we close our adverts early if we receive sufficient and quality applications and we don’t want you to miss out. You can also visit our Work for us pages that give you more information and a copy of the job description and person specification can be found here: Tenovus Cancer Care is committed to encouraging equality and diversity and are looking to broaden the diversity of our staff so welcome applications from people from underrepresented backgrounds to better reflect the communities we serve. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer which means that our recruitment process is fully inclusive of all physical and mental disabilities and we’ll make adjustments as needed throughout our process. If we can support you with your application at all please contact us at If you are looking for your next career challenge, we'd love to hear from you.

Job Types: Temporary.

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