Vacancies at Gateway HR

Role:  HR Consultant

Salary: £28,000 – £30,000 (DOE) per annum

Location: Corby, Northamptonshire

Job type: Full Time, Permanent

Closing date:  Friday 17th January 2020

Gateway HR is an ambitious business and has an exciting opportunity for an HR Consultant to join the team based in Corby, Northamptonshire. The successful candidate will join us on a full-time permanent basis and will receive a competitive salary of £28,000 – £30,000 (DOE) per annum depending on experience.

With offices in Corby  we work with our HR and Training clients across the UK to provide the degree and depth of support to fit the company’s needs.  We work in partnership with our clients, doing the right thing, to create a winning formula for their business through helping their employees become great for their business. Our team is dedicated to supporting our clients to overcome the challenges of maintaining and developing businesses by using their combined experience and training to provide the best solutions.

The ideal HR Consultant will deliver a full range of human resource services to our clients, ensuring they receive an excellent standard of service and/or support at all times.  These services may include consultation, advice, development and implementation of systems and training amongst others.  At all times it is critical that the relevant quality and process regulations and internal systems are complied with.  This role requires travel, time spent at clients locations, and may require some over night stays.

Key Responsibilities of the HR Consultant

·         To develop good working relationships with clients and potential clients.

·         To work with the team to ensure that the Helpline is covered.

·         To respond to clients in a timely and professional manner.

·         Take advice where needed and not to take undue risk.

·         Provide advice remotely or on client site as necessary.

·         Produce high quality, detailed and compliant documentation for clients.

·         Work with own clients and with consultancy team.

·         To respond to helpline queries with the SLA required offering practical, accurate advice.

·         To update all client contacts and information on relevant system within half an hour of each call.

·         To make phone calls as requested by Marketing Team to help clients progress through the product offerings.

·         To make phone calls to check new clients are happy with service so far and are aware of all elements of it

·         To work with the Marketing Team on developing other campaigns and processes to ensure our customers are happy and stay with us.

·         Assist with development of systems.

·         Ensure that all internal process and systems are followed and that systems are up to date will all relevant information

·         Review/update, particularly in relation to any legal/best practice development.

·         Promote any new services/products to existing and potential clients, from all areas of the business.

Person Specification; HR Consultant

Qualifications (Essential)

Full CIPD qualification

Chartered member

Knowledge & Experience


Minimum 5 years in HR at any level.

Experience of dealing with complex employee relation cases, especially disciplinary and grievances, redundancy and TUPE.


Experience in an outsourced HR role.

Experience of working in a small business.

Experience of Schools HR

Experience of Providing training courses

Experience of networking.

Sales Experience.


Skills and Abilities

Organsiational and prioritisation.

Confident in public speaking.


Relationship building.

Complex Employee relations cases.

Use of databases, both HR specific and other.

Strong evidenced administration skills and attention to detail


If you have an enthusiastic can do attitude, are actively persuing your CPD and have a willingness to challenge yourself in order to develop a career in HR please apply by sending your current CV and covering letter to

For those individuals who are successful at shortlisting stage, we will be conducting telephone interviews on the 23rd January 2020.  Please confirm a convenient time and phone number with your application.


What our clients think

I’ve run a small business for many years and thought I was doing it properly myself – I wasn’t! I can’t recommend Gateway highly enough for the way that they have taken care of my HR, sorted it out professionally and left me to concentrate on what I do best
Alan Bellamy, Bellamy Eyecare - Monthly peace of mind subscription client
Their hands-on, down to earth approach to ‘all things HR’ is what makes Gateway stand out from the crowd. Their offering of quality, professional HR advice at an affordable price is what makes the Gateway solution a very good one. Having known and worked with Emma and her team for a number of years, I know that they deliver appropriate advice in any given situation … and not just legally compliant advice but advice that makes commercial sense too, which is essential in the running of a successful business
David Addison, Knights of Old Limited - Training client
“James Gray initially engaged Gateway HR for some advice around the departure of a senior, long-serving staff member. The advice we got was clear and concise and the team were always on hand to support decisions that were being made around contractual obligations.

Following this initial engagement, we took advantage of the HR audit and starter pack to review all our existing forms and contracts. This is great value as it gave us a new suite of compliant documents that are all consistent and tailored to us. We have also committed to a longer-term arrangement with the Peace of Mind service offering which ensures Gateway are always on hand for any guidance. We have been very happy with the support to date and look forward to continuing the relationship.”
Richard Samuels, MD, James Gray Recruitment
We started working with Gateway HR earlier this year and never fail to be impressed by their friendly, efficient service and support. Their help over the last few months has been invaluable
Krissen Jessiman, Hingerose Ltd - Monthly peace of mind subscription client
Thank you so much for the support you have provided us over the last couple of weeks. The quality and reactivity of your service has been second to none.
Sharon Womersley, The Lowdown - HR Services and Support