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Job Reference: 272-0011831A

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
HR Services (DRI)
£28,050 to £36,644 pro rata per annum

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of Yorkshire’s leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 420,000 across South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire and the surrounding areas.

Hosting three main hospital sites and a number of additional services, the Trust is one of only five Teaching Hospitals in Yorkshire and by 2018 is projecting to train 25% of all medical students in the region, while we currently train 30% of all other healthcare professional students.

A modern and forward-facing Trust employing over 6,500 members of staff, the hospital provides a full range of local hospital services across Doncaster Royal Infirmary in Doncaster, BassetlawHospital in Worksop, MontaguHospital in Mexborough.

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SENIOR HR ADVISOR (Employee Relations)

Doncaster Royal Infirmary (required to work across all Trust sites)

Do you have an eye for detail? Are you enthusiastic and dynamic? Are you prepared to go the extra mile for our people at all levels across our organisation and ultimately help to deliver high quality patient care?  

Do you want to be challenged, supported, and appreciated in a demanding environment that puts people at the centre of what we do? 

If this is you, we would love to hear from you. 

The People and Organisational Development (POD) Directorate is a respected and highly valued function at Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.  We are expanding our HR Teams to enable us to better support the organisation to deliver effective, good quality and robust people management practices and ensure we can support our staff to provide high quality care to our patients.  This role will primarily focus on the high quality and robust provision of complex employee relations case work and the day to day management of the case work team. This role provides an ideal opportunity for a qualified HR Professional to expand their experience and knowledge of complex operational case work, to develop team management skills and to work with senior management teams across the organisation.  There are three teams within our Human Resources function of which the employee relations case team is one. There will be opportunities to expand experience and knowledge by working closely with our HR Business Partnering teams to provide an effective and joined up service to our organisation. 

You will take responsibility for the day to day supervision of the Casework team ensuring that high standards are achieved and maintained.  You will implement and evaluate strategies related to the provision of case work support and provide highly specialist advice on the management of employee relations cases.  

A typical day could include supporting managers to conduct a complex investigation, designing and delivering training, collaborating with the Casework Team Manager on a service improvement project and ensuring key performance indicators of the team are being achieved. 

You should be CIPD qualified, have considerable knowledge regards the application of employment legislation and have a sound background in HR supported by experience of working in a fast moving and complex environment.  You must have excellent analytical, communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to adapt in changing circumstances, maintain pace and reach timely outcomes, and thrive in ambiguity.   You must also have the confidence and ability to advise and challenge senior managers on a range of operational matters.  You will be a role model, exhibiting behaviours that reflect the Trust values and expecting the same of others as well as championing POD to the rest of the organisation.

If you are interested to learn more please call Diane Culkin, Casework Team Manager on 01302 642563/642569 or Tully Monk, Senior People Business Partner, on 01302 642562. 

You can find more information about the Trust, our highlights and challenges as well as the post in the attached candidate document.

For more information on the Trust please go to our website.

Join Team DBTH and help us deliver the highest quality of care for the people of Doncaster, Bassetlaw and beyond.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from Trac jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the NHS Electronic Staff Records system. In addition, in submitting an application form, you authorise our Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process.

The Trust is committed to its obligations in accordance with the Equality Act 2010, and we positively encourage applications from all sections of the community. All employment with the Trust is subject to a number of NHS Employment Checks being met to a satisfactory standard.

In line with other NHS organisations, the Trust is now passing the charge for undertaking a DBS check on to candidates in the event that they are successfully appointed into the post for which they have applied. Please note that this check will be charged for in two instalments when you commence employment with Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

As a Trust we value HONESTY from our staff and therefore we encourage applicants to tell us about convictions, cautions, reprimands, warnings, regardless of when they took place, in the application and interview process. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences which will be discussed in a meeting between yourself, the Recruitment Team and your potential line manager.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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