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Band 8a Senior HR Business Partner

Job Reference: 313-A-20-78851-CS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Operational HR
£44,606 / £46,331 / £48,324 / £50,819

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust is one of the largest employers in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) providing integrated mental health, community health, learning disability and families, young people and children’s services.

Employing around 5,500 staff along with a thriving internal temporary staffing bank and nearly 500 volunteers, our vision as a Trust is to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all. We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic, person-centred and passionate Senior HR Business Partner to join our highly regarded HR advisory team.

This is an exciting time for the NHS with a new People Plan being published this year, setting out a new vision and focus on making the NHS a great place to work and recognising that HR plays a key role in supporting this. As a Trust we advocate and aspire to deliver excellent person-centred, inclusive, compassionate HR practice through collective leadership and in partnership with managers, our staff and representatives.

This role will be pivotal in leading and managing the HR advisory team for two directorates, ensuring that our HR offer is high quality, reflects best practice and delivers effective ER case management, promoting equality, diversity and inclusion across our working practices. Working closely in partnership with our services, you will be proactive in taking forward the HR/workforce agenda ensuring operational and strategic approaches complement each other whilst achieving the best outcomes for all. Experience of developing and delivering both training and OD interventions would be a real advantage.

If you have significant HR leadership experience at a senior level of in a complex organisation, a track record of developing and delivering performance management targets, a sound understanding of HR best practice and employment law, are passionate about working in HR, highly skilled in ER case management with the ability to advise and support managers with complex people management issues, solutions focussed with a learning and improvement approach, we would love to hear from you.

To have a chat about the role please contact Kathryn Burt, Deputy Director of HR and OD on 07798 607222.

We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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