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Band 8A HR&OD Manager

Job Reference: 304-1061905DH

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£47,126 - £53,219 per annum

Defined by our people”

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Operating across multiple sites, including Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic, our commitment to our 22,000 staff is to create the best place for them to work, which is why we are dedicated to:

  • Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can;
  • Being a Stonewall Diversity Champion, aiming to achieve positive change for LGBTQ+ staff and patients;
  • Being a disability confident employer and in line with the disability confident scheme guarantee an interview for all disabled applicants where they meet the essential criteria;
  • Making reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process for those with a physical or hidden disabilities, including those who are neuro-diverse;

  • Working with marginalised groups, such as those from BAME backgrounds, to increase representation, facilitate positive action and promote anti-racist practice throughout the Trust;

  • Offering our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, access to mentors and peer support groups to support their personal and career development objectives.

We are a leading provider of healthcare with an regional, national and international reputation providing cutting edge healthcare.

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The focus of the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) is to lead and catalyse collaboration and improvement between academia, industry, health and care providers, commissioners, and citizens, with the aim to generate continuous improvement in the region’s health and wealth.


As one of 15 regional AHSNs established in 2013 by NHS England to spread innovation at pace and scale, the WMAHSN enable the West Midlands healthcare system to take advantage of innovations that can help to save time, money and lives across our diverse population, which includes many of the most challenged, deprived, and vulnerable communities in the country. Our role is to support partners to work together across areas of identified need, adding value for our patients and population.


As Human Resources and Organisational Development (HR&OD) Manager, you will take the lead on all employee relations matters across the organisation and will be the responsible lead for multiple portfolio areas as part of the HR and OD Agenda.


You will have a sound understanding of the business strategy through a range of comprehensive, innovative and high-quality HR interventions and operate on a pragmatic and solution-based principle whilst ensuring compatibility with WMAHSN wide strategies and corporate values.


For further information please contact the recruiting manager:

Michael Gregson:

From 01 April 2022 all NHS workers in England who have face to face or social/incidental contact with patients must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Only those with medical exemptions will be excluded from this requirement. This legal requirement may apply to this position. If it does apply, you will be asked to provide evidence of vaccinations / exemption as part of the employment checks if you are offered the position. We are unable to employ anyone unvaccinated in a role that requires them to be fully vaccinated. If you would like further details on the new rules around Covid vaccinations as a condition of employment, this can be provided during the recruitment process. We do hope you will continue with your application, and if you are unvaccinated there is helpful advice and information at where you can also find out more about booking your vaccination.

Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.

Successful candidates will be automatically enrolled onto the Trust staff bank UHB+.

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