Employee Relations & Wellbeing Business Partner

  • Job Reference: 00000485-1
  • Date Posted: 29 October 2019
  • Recruiter: Apex Hotels
  • Website: http://www.apexhotels.co.uk/
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Hotels Jobs, Head Office Support Jobs
  • Job Type: Contract, Permanent

Job Description

An exciting opportuity has arisen to cover a 9month fixed term role as Employee Relations and Wellbeing Business Partner with Apex Hotels. You will provide onsite face to face and remote advice on all matters relating to Employee Relations & Employee Wellbeing for the whole group. This role is based in Edinburgh, reporting to the Head of ER and Wellbeing and working alongside business partner colleagues across Scotland, London and Bath.

  • You will deliver supportive and timely Employee Relations advice and practical application of policy to the whole business as required
  • Project work will include reviewing and delivering formal Employee Relations training for the HR community and business managers
  • You will ensure compliance and regulatory matters are managed in accordance with legislation, ACAS Codes of Practice and interpretation of employment law and case law
  • Provide support and advice regarding short, medium and long-term absence
  • Oversee Sickness Absence case management and Occupational Health
  • Support and be involved in the design and delivery of a range of innovative and impactful physical, mental and emotional wellbeing programmes
  • Work with external organisations and Apex business partners to strengthen the knowledge base within the Apex team and to provide appropriate signposting for all Employees regarding wellbeing
  • Produce reports on occupational health, wellbeing-related data and performance metrics so that organisational performance can be measured and improvement plans embedded


  • Experience within an HR/ER related environment
  • Good knowledge and level of expertise of employee relations issues
  • Proven track record in managing ER cases and providing advice and recommendations to Managers / Supervisors
  • Good understanding of primary wellbeing and Occupational Health issues
  • Experience of working in a fast paced business environment with an understanding of the implication of a high labour turnover
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills 
  • Strong decision-making skills 
  • Strong systems knowledge and ability to work across a number of platforms such as payroll, training and ATS/Recruitment systems
  • Excellent influencing and interpersonal skills with people at all levels, internally and externally 


We are a stylish and contemporary collection of family-owned 4* boutique hotels. Through living our family values of passion, friendliness, teamwork and trust, we create memorable experiences you'll want to share.

Our hotels are located in London, Scotland and Bath. Each hotel has its own unique character, and one thing's for certain, we pride ourselves on delivering a Warmer Welcome to all our guests, no matter which hotel they choose to stay in.

With a dynamic environment, warm and welcoming people, great career opportunities, this is one job where you'll look forward to coming to work. We also offer great benefits which include: 

  • Free gym membership  
  • Healthy meals to enjoy while you're working  
  • 50% discount in our restaurants  
  • Guest experience overnight stay and dinner for 2 after 3 months 
  • Spa discount 
  • Apex employee app to keep you up-to-date with what's happening in your hotel and across the company 
  • Referral bonus when your friends join the team 
  • Discounted room rates - visit our hotels in Scotland and Bath for just £50 per night  
  • Help to buy a bike  
  • Ongoing training and development  
  • Employee of the Month and Awards Ceremony to celebrate your achievements  
  • Discounts with external companies only available to Apex team members 
  • Contributions to a pension scheme  
  • Access to legal and financial advice  
Critical illness cover