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Who are we?

Thames Water is the UK’s largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to our 15 million customers by supplying 2.6 billion litres of water through 32,000 km of pipes, keeping taps flowing and toilets flushing. 

At Thames Water, every one of our actions, big and small, matters every day. Water is essential to life, so our business is always open – and this matters even more through a pandemic.

We’re proud of the positive ways of working we’ve adopted during the pandemic, creating a more flexible and dynamic environment so all our colleagues can thrive. We’re moving to a hybrid approach for our office-based roles with various options for working from home, office, and our sites. We’ll cover this during the assessment process.


What you’ll be doing

The HR Advisor’s role is to provide a professional, confidential, administrative, and advisory HR service to the Thames Water Network Transformation programme. The role will support the arrangements of the recruitment, and onboarding of new hires. 


What you should bring to the role

  • Some experience in a HR and/or recruitment administration role
  • Experience in dealing with confidential/sensitive information
  • Understanding of potentially discriminatory recruitment practices and how to avoid pitfalls
  • Customer service focused and committed to providing a helpful, friendly, responsive service
  • Experience in assisting with candidate shortlisting and on an interview panel and assessment centre
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to work collaboratively
  • Ability to present information, verbally and in writing, clearly and concisely, with excellent attention to detail
  • A positive “can do” attitude and willingness to support others where needed is a must
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Good verbal, written, communication, and organisational skills
  • Fully competent at using the appropriate company IT systems and office software


What’s in it for you?

If you are keen to add another string to your bow and to learn about TUPE, this could be just the role for you! This is a very interesting time to join Team Thames as we go through a period of transformation. Apply now.

This temporary role (approx 5-6 months) is paying £15 per hour

Thames Water is a dynamic, rewarding , and diverse place to work, with opportunities around every corner. We’re also proud to be an equal opportunity employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion, and Disability Confident Leader employer. 

Find out more about working at Thames Water.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we may close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is so we can manage all the applications properly and give candidates a positive experience. Once closed, we can’t consider any further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.