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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/06/2019.

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HR Advisor

Job Reference: 425-A-19-29914

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Human Resources
£24,214 -£30,112 per annum

Previous applicants need not apply (425-A-19-27298)

We employ more than 3,400 staff and strive to recruit and retain the best Doctors, Nurses, Allied Health Workers and other staff. The commitment of our employees is key to the Trust’s success and reputation.

The Trust is committed to being a leader in the field of Training and Research in Children’s Healthcare and we continue to deliver a strong portfolio of Research and Product Innovation.

The Role

A vacancy has arisen for a HR Advisor’s to join our busy expanding HR team.

You will provide a comprehensive and effective HR advisory service in support of specialties within the Trust. You will act as the first point of contact for line managers providing expert HR advice on a wide range of employee relations issues including managing performance, sickness absence etc. This role requires the successful candidate to be confident in dealing with managers and staff at all levels.


You should be well organised and used to working in a fast paced environment managing a high volume of work, with a "can do" attitude.

Candidates should have:

  • Have a thorough understanding of all issues related to employment relations and employment law

  • Be able to build and establish rapport with staff and managers at all levels of the organisation

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Have the experience or the ability to coach and influence key stakeholders.

  • Ability to manage a diverse workload and to meet deadlines

  • Ability to prioritise own work and plan in advance

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a clear, concise and effective way to staff and managers at all levels including accurate note-taking

  • Ability to demonstrate attention to detail

For further information, please contact Chris Calvert- HR Manager on 0114 2717712



All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£49). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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