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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/01/2020.

Senior Employee Relations Advisor

Job Reference: 309-CB695-AB

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH), London
£36,481 - £44,044 per annum inclusive

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

We are looking for an experienced Senior Employee Relations Advisor to join our specialist in-house Employee Relations (ER) team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated and self-motivated individual to support the service and development of this team. This is a challenging role and will involve dealing with multi-disciplinary staff groups and Staff Side Organisations.

The ER team provides advice and support to line managers and staff on a wide range of ER issues. You will have excellent organisational skills and be able to prioritise effectively in order to manage a busy caseload of varying case types including disciplinary, employee led complaints (ELC), raising concerns, performance and sickness absence management.

Working closely with other members of the ER team, the post holder will be responsible for providing high quality ER advice across Trust, in line with Trust policy and procedure and legal frameworks; undertaking disciplinary and ELC investigations; writing impartial, evidence-based reports; presenting at hearings and providing support to chairs; and delivering ER-related training to Trust managers.

We are looking for a highly professional and enthusiastic individual, with experience of advising managers on employee relations issues and strong communication skills, to join our team. You will be required to hold a CIPD qualification, or equivalent, with experience of supporting managers through complex case management of ER cases. In addition you will be able to work well under pressure, in an environment with many conflicting demands on your time.

We are a close and supportive team, committed to providing on-going training and development, in line with your career aspirations, and to supporting your health and wellbeing.

For further details / informal visits contact:For further details please contact: Launa Pettigrew

All candidates for posts at UCLH are required to complete our values assessment.

In the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert, please follow the link to the UCLH Values Assessment Tool. Once you have completed the assessment and scored highly enough, you will receive a certificate number. In order to start your application, you must copy and paste (do not type) your certificate number into your application form when requested.

The certificate covers all applications you make to UCLH for 6 months - you do not need to take the test for each job application you make. After 6 months you may complete the assessment again.

If you have lost your certificate number, you can have a reminder sent to your email address by accessing the Values Assessment Certificate Number Reminder tool in the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert.

Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.

You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.

This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.

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