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Band 5 Facilities HR Advisor

Job Reference: 820-1715382-COR

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Facilities HR Advisor
Moseley Hall Hospital and across Trust, Birmingham
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum

BCHC is seeking a resilient and motivated HR Advisor to join the Facilities team based at Moseley Hall Hospital. The post holder shall support the Facilities services across Moseley Hall Hospital, West Heath Hospital, West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre, Birmingham Dental Hospital and community at times of the week when needed.

The HR Advisor and Facilities Support position is a pivotal role within Human Resources and the Facilities department.

For each Division the post holder will be required to have a strong customer service based approach, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, good organisational skills and have the ability to advise Managers and Staff on all aspects of employee relations matters. The spectrum of activities will include the provision of advice including Agenda for Change terms and conditions, general employment law and Human Resource best practice. In addition, the post holder will provide support and advice to managers dealing with long and short term absences.

Opportunities to develop, present training programmes and lead on bespoke projects will also be available.

You should have experience of advising managers on a range of HR issues, ideally in a HR Advisory role, and have worked closely with managers and decision makers. The post holder should have knowledge of HR policies and management procedures, statutory legislation and upcoming changes. Ideally with a background or experience and knowledge of Facilities services. In addition, the post holder should possess the ability to work both independently; using your own initiative whilst also recognising the importance of being a good team player is essential. Maintaining excellent employee relations with our Trade Union and Professional Bodies as recognised within the Trust, is also essential to this role.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or can demonstrate an equivalent level of experience. In addition, the post holder should be working towards a level 5 qualification from CIPD and have a proven track record in building and developing relationships with all levels of staff. An ability to prioritise workloads and work under pressure is also essential.

This position presents an excellent opportunity for those aspiring to develop their career in HR. It is an excellent opportunity to support operational management team(s) and cascade and extend the provision of specialist and professional HR Advice within the Division(s).


  • Educated to degree level or can demonstrate equivalent level of education in an appropriate HR related discipline.
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development CIPD Foundation Level 3 or equivalent HR related qualification.
  • Knowledge of HR policies and management procedures, statutory legislation and upcoming legislative changes.


  • Please ensure you check your TRAC account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process.
  • Please ensure all sections of the application from are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address.
  • Please be aware that BCHC utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any correspondence will be sent via TRAC. We advise that you check your junk/spam emails.

Be Part of Our Team...

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) has more than 5000 staff working across Birmingham and the West Midlands in a wide range of community nursing and specialist healthcare roles. BCHC delivers over 100 clinical services, in people's homes, health centres, clinics and inpatient facilities. We deliver a wide range of services for children, young people, parents and families as well as adults and community services, two community hospitals, services for people with learning disabilities, the internationally recognised West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre and one of Europe’s leading Dental Hospitals and School of Dentistry. We deliver all of this with a commitment to integrated, personalised care that is rooted in our local communities. We have an ambition to deliver outstanding, integrated care as one of the key NHS providers in the West Midlands.

If you want to ‘Be Part of Our Team’ and work with a Foundation Trust which is continuously striving for better care and healthier communities, we want to hear from you.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Elaine Burgoyne, Head of Facilities on 07540 677 371, or

Please be aware that Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any correspondence will be sent via the TRAC. We advise that you check your junk/spam emails.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Birmingham is a fantastic place to live and we serve a wide range of people and communities. BCHC is an advocate of diversity and strive to mirror our community as much possible.

We are committed to and actively promote equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals from all areas of the community who meet the specific criteria are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage/civil partnerships.

Promoting Workforce Equality

In response to data held by BCHC which demonstrates that individuals from particular protected characteristics are under-represented, BCHC are striving to redress these imbalances. In order to do this, the Trust is committed to the employment and career development of individuals from these protected characteristics. As part of this commitment, given this under representation, the Trust guarantees an interview to any applicants from under represented protected characteristic for positions at Band 8a and above whose application meets the essential criteria for the post as detailed on the Person Specification.

The Trust is currently under-represented in terms of people from Black, Minority Ethnic (BME) backgrounds and welcomes applicants from these communities. Selection will be on a basis of merit. To ensure the diversity of the workforce and understand the differing needs of our communities, the Trust is committed to the principles of Positive Action.

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