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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

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a high level of applications therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

There is a possibility that some fixed term appointments may be converted to permanent posts.

Please note that IF the vacancy states 'INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY' or 'INTERNAL TRUST APPLICANTS ONLY' Doncaster and Bassetlaw Trust Employees/Applications will only be considered against this post

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.

DBS checks - As a Trust who is committed to securing the safety of its staff, patients and property, we use the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). In line with other NHS organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region, 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 Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. By applying for this vacancy you are agreeing to this undertaking in the event you are successfully appointed.

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..

If you are employed by the Trust and are interested in applying for this vacancy as a secondment (if advertised as such), please access the Secondment Policy (CORP/EMP 39) via the intranet, for guidance on requirements.

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification carefully to ensure that you meet the skills and experience required for the post. The 'Supporting Information' area on the application form is available if you wish to expand on your skills and experience.

For enquiries regarding the vacancy, please contact the person on the advert.


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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