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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/11/2020.

Strategic Workforce Business Partner (XN09)

Job Reference: 298-CORH-1900

Human Resources
298 Leeds Health and Care Academy
The Leeds General Infirmary
£53,168 to £62,001 pa

Strategic Workforce Business Partner

Leeds Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2016-2021




An exciting opportunity has arisen to work as the Strategic Workforce Business Partner for Health and Care across the city of Leeds. In an innovative partnership model, Health and Care organisations across Leeds have come together to develop and deliver the Leeds Health and Wellbeing Strategy. As part of a small team, working in collaboration with the Leeds Health and Care Academy, this role is responsible for developing and driving forward system-wide projects relating to workforce planning, education, training, recruitment, engagement, retention, and progression. Providing professional insight and analysis, the post-holder will maintain strategic focus on the ‘One Workforce’ goal, and will work with senior leaders and HR&OD professionals across organisational boundaries to design, facilitate and deliver effective workforce strategies which realise the city’s shared ambitions. Expertise in strategic workforce management is essential, as is excellent relationship management, but critically the post holder will share the city’s passion to transform health and care for our citizens.


For further information, please contact Kate O’Connell, Director of Leeds Strategic Workforce and Health & Care Academy on


Closing Date: 23rd November

Selection Process: Provisionally 9th and 10th December

This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with and listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance and provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff and are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required and to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you have any questions about the process please contact the Recruitment Service on (0113) 2065980

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