Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
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An opportunity is available to join our Employee Relations Team. This post is within our Cancer and Associated Specialities (CAS) Division.
As a HR Advisor you will act as the first point of contact and work closely with Divisions and departments to provide effective front line HR advice and support service to managers and employees and support divisional strategies and workforce plans.
You will be expected to advise on a wide range of HR matters including sickness absence management and wellbeing support, capability, workforce change and organisational development.
Reporting into the Assistant HR Business Partner you will work as part of a small dedicated divisional team as well as having the opportunity to contribute to wider HR initiatives and projects.
Main duties of the job
In addition to the below summary you need to familiarise yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert.
You will provide a generalist advisory service to managers and employees across the full HR remit including:
Recruitment and retention
Contracts and terms and conditions
Resolution of employment concerns
Absence management and employee wellbeing support
To understand the role in more detail, please read the attached job description and person specification documents.
You will be part of a supportive Divisional HR team and will also make a significant contribution to the work of the wider HR function. You will be expected to work across all NUH sites and will also have the opportunity to work from home for part of the working week.
Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) was established in 2006 and we are one of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country and provide services to over 2.5 million residents of Nottingham.
NUH are, by any measure, a large, complex, person-centred organisation. With over 17,000 employees from a wide range of professional backgrounds, they are one of the region's largest employers.
NUH has an excellent national and international reputation for the quality of their patient care and for their research, education and innovation. They have strong links to the University of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University and Loughborough University.
You will be required to be conversant with the Trusts employment policies and procedures, Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions of employment and other HR related issues, demonstrating a sound working knowledge of the practical implications and applications of these to managers.
You will support workforce strategies by:
Assisting with job descriptions, job matching panels, person specifications, knowledge and skills framework competencies and recruitment adverts
Advising managers and staff on different types of roles, contracts, flexible working options and general terms and conditions of employment
Support with recruitment processes if required
Conduct exit interviews as required, feeding back themes and supporting the development of any action plans
Supporting workforce change initiatives
Supporting the staff engagement agenda, understanding feedback from staff and supporting focus groups and action planning.
You will be expected to provide support and guidance in the following key areas:
Sickness monitoring and wellbeing meetings
Employment relations matters helping to achieve informal resolution to issues where appropriate
You will also have the opportunity to make an active contribution to the work of the wider Human Resources function through involvement in cross team projects
Communication and relationship skills
Analytical and Judgement skills
Planning and organisation skills
Certificate of Sponsorship
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