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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/11/2020.

People Business Partner

Job Reference: J125-A-20-2459

gtd healthcare
HR Department
£30,000-£35,000 pa pro rata

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen to join the People Services team at gtd healthcare as a People Business Partner.

This senior role will be a new addition to the People Services Team and with work alongside a second Business Partner to be responsible for providing strategic people/HR support to their designated service areas. This role has been added to the team as part of a review of the People Services function in order to help improve our current ways of working and encourage best practice in our service delivery.

Therefore, in order to support this period of growth the successful candidate will be someone who has strong HR generalist experience who can help shape the future of our team!

The People Business Partner will have the following key responsibilities (full role & duties can be found in the job description):
• Support business areas in the management of all employee relations issues, including disciplinary and grievance, performance management, absence management and restructure/TUPE processes. Provide advice and guidance in line with Company policies and procedures, employment law and best practice.
• Provide day to day supervision and guidance to the People Services Officers and Administrators.
• Support the Academy Manager in identifying scope for training and development of employees, linking with performance development plans and succession planning.
• Liaise with the Academy Manager to develop bespoke training programmes as required, including delivery of training as appropriate.
• Support the Head of People Services in reporting on people KPI’s, attending regular meetings and presenting this information to key business colleagues.
• Drive employee engagement and wellbeing initiatives, e.g. through employee forums.
• Support the Head of People Services to regularly review reward and benefits structures.
• Proactively identify, develop and implement improvements to systems, policies and procedures to enhance service efficiency, and support the Head of People Services and wider business colleagues with a range of projects and initiatives as required.
• Support the workforce planning of designated business areas, including assisting the Recruitment Officer with recruitment processes & attending interviews as required.

It is essential for the successful candidate to be CIPD qualified to level 5 or above, and to possess a good standard of written and oral communication skills, including GCSE English qualifications. It’s also required that applicants will have a driving license to support travel to various sites.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in dealing with a range of complex and challenging employee relations issues, and will be able to reference and demonstrate positive outcomes reached from their management of these processes. This role will be a generalist role and therefore will also require experience and understanding of a range of people issues, from recruitment and onboarding, learning and development, succession planning, reporting & use of HR systems, etc.

This is a fast paced role and therefore individuals should be able to demonstrate that they are comfortable working under pressure and to tight deadlines, whilst being able to maintain a professional and friendly attitude.

We put patients first – we understand that every person, every family and every community is unique; we always take the time to listen and we respond openly and honestly every time.

We look after our people – we understand that looking after our people helps them look after our patients. We have high expectations of our people and give them the training and support they need to perform exceptionally.

We give great quality care – we aim to meet the highest standards of excellence and safety all the time. If we can’t or don’t meet expectations we will honestly explain why not

We lead the way in transforming primary care – we use our experience and expertise to constructively challenge and suggest new and innovative ways of working, where we think this will improve health, healthcare and people’s experiences of it

We contribute to the wellbeing of our local communities – we aim to be more than a health care provider alone. We will look for opportunities to bring wider health benefits to the communities in which we work.

gtd healthcare is committed to providing equality of opportunity and applications will be considered on the basis of their suitability. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.
gtd healthcare is an NHS Pensions employing authority.

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