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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/01/2020.

HR Advisor

Job Reference: 278-HRA-1219-VC

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Human Resources
SECAmb Headquarters, Crawley
£30,401 - £37,267

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) has a vision to ‘support our staff to provide a caring, high quality and efficient urgent and emergency care service to our communities’. We are rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commission, ‘Outstanding’ for Caring and ‘Outstanding’ for our Urgent and Emergency Care. Our aim is to continually improve and to reach outstanding across all areas of the Trust.

Our 4,000+ workforce provide services to 4.9m people across Kent, Surrey, Sussex and North East Hampshire. We handle over 1 million calls to 999 and 1 million calls to NHS 111 every year. More information regarding our services and locations can be found on our website

HR Advisor

Contract type: 6-month fixed-term contract

Salary: Band 6, £30,401 - £37,267

Base location: Crawley HQ

Travel Requirement: Regional travel required throughout Surrey, Sussex and Kent, and Ashford 111 on a daily basis

South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust is part of the National Health Service (NHS). As one of the first Ambulance Services to gain Foundation Trust status, we continually strive to be recognised as a centre of excellence and employer of choice through innovative and dynamic thinking and working. We respond to 999 calls from the public and urgent calls from healthcare professionals.

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, committed and professional HR generalist, with excellent employee relations and organisational change experience gained in a fast paced and challenging environment. Reporting to the HR Business Partner, the HR Advisor will provide sound HR advice and guidance to managers, including the Trust’s HR policies and procedures - disciplinary/capability, grievance, absence management, flexible working, and will advise on NHS terms and conditions of service.

This demanding yet rewarding opportunity will test your knowledge of employment law and best practice, whilst giving you the autonomy to further develop your career. The post-holders will take ownership of a varied caseload, support organisational change and will need to have good time management and prioritisation skills. Ideally fully CIPD qualified, you will thrive on delivering a professional, customer-focused HR service that supports the Trust’s vision and values.

The successful applicant will be required to travel to Ashford 111 on a daily basis and will need to travel regionally to locations across Surrey, Sussex and Kent, therefore a full driving licence is essential.

For additional information please contact: Dipak Mistry, HR Business Partner

Closing date: 23rd January 2020

Interview date: TBC

Interview location: Ashford 111 or Crawley HQ

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dipak Mistry

HR Business Partner

We actively support equality of opportunity for all staff and welcome applications regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy & maternity, race, religion or belief. We are making progress towards our aim of reflecting the diversity of our community in our workforce and guarantee an interview to candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria specified. We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and disabled applicants and from other under-represented groups.

Most of our roles will include some travel between sites. If the vacancy you’re applying for includes work related travel, you will be required to ensure that you hold and have covered the cost of suitable car insurance to support this.

If you have previously applied for this role and were deemed not appointable at any stage of the recruitment process, you cannot normally apply for the same or similar role for a minimum of six months from the date of application. This is to allow time for you to receive feedback and undergo the appropriate development.

Should you require an application form in an alternative format including large print or braille, please contact stating the vacancy reference number and we will be happy to provide this.

Due to the high volume of applications at SECAmb, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of the closing date, then please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview on this particular occasion. Please be aware we may close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.

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