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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’.

Our 3,500 staff provide services to 4.7m 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.

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

The Trust is committed to equality of opportunity of all staff. We welcome applications from individuals regardless of age, any disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, The Trust aspires to reflect the diversity of our community in our workforce and guarantees an interview to candidates with disability who meet the essential criteria specified. We particularly encourage applications from black, Asian, ethnic minority, and disabled applicants and those from other under-represented groups.

When completing the application please use your passport name and please ensure you include email addresses and contact numbers for your referees to avoid delay in the recruitment process.

If you have previously applied for this role and was 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 the candidate to receive feedback and undergo the appropriate development.

Should you require an application form in an alternative format off line, please contact stating the vacancy reference number and we will be happy to provide this.

When completing the reference section, please include details to cover the last 3 years history.

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 note that we contact all applicants via NHS Jobs and would advise you check your NHS Jobs account regularly.

Please be aware that the trust reserves the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applicants are received.

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