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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/08/2021.

HR Manager

Job Reference: J130-A-21-1695

Cumbria Health on Call (CHoC)


We provide out of hours (OOH) primary care and Extended Access appointments to the population of Cumbria (500,000 people over a land mass of 2,613 square miles), working out of 12 clinical sites. Our core bases are:

  • Kendal
  • Barrow
  • Whitehaven
  • Carlisle
  • Penrith
  • Wigton

Rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission we pride ourselves on working as one team to deliver high standards. Our social mission is “to achieve excellence in the care of our patients by providing a safe and caring high quality service that’s easily accessible.”

Working for CHoC can offer flexible opportunities in terms of location, hours and working patterns so you can enjoy a great work life balance. In order to provide the best patient care we understand the importance of ensuring staff satisfaction and are consistently trying to ensure we offer our staff a positive working environment whether that be though training or social events.

Listen to your heart. Have the work life balance you'd love.

HR Manager - 12 months fixed term contract covering maternity leave

This is a new and interesting opportunity to join CHoC HR team as HR Manager. We are looking for someone with proven HR management experience to support the growing CHoC workforce as a key part of our small HR and Training team.

An HR generalist, you will be responsible for managing and taking an active role in the day to day functioning of the HR and Training teams. You will provide support and guidance to managers on a range of issues, policies and projects ranging from disciplinary and grievance matters to health and wellbeing. As the senior HR lead for the organisation you will be confident in providing advice to staff and managers at all levels, in line with up-to-date employment law requirements and organisational policies.

To thrive in this role you will need excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong working relationships with management and staff. You will have a positive and proactive approach to problem-solving workforce issues, and be able to handle sensitive issues effectively.

The role is advertised as a full time, fixed term vacancy however we are happy to consider part time/flexible working (minimum 30 hours) and secondment arrangements.

If you are CIPD qualified and have the knowledge, skills and experience required for this role (please see job description and person specification for specific requirements), we would be delighted to hear from you.

If you would like to discuss this vacancy or have any questions, please contact Juliet Eyre (Head of Workforce & Organisational Development) - or 01228514830

Please note the following key dates:

Closing date:11th August 2021

Interview date: 20th August 2021

Role start date: October 2021


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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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