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Human Resources Business Partner

Job Reference: 358-2045562-COR

University Hospitals of Leicester
Human Resources Estates & Facilities
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£44,606 - £50,819

This is an opportunity to join the Trust’s HR Generalist Team, providing dedicated support to the Estates & Facilities Directorate (approx. 1,600 staff).

Initially a fixed-term contract for 12 months, but with the possibility of the appointment being made substantive.

Our Business Partners work alongside Clinical Management Groups and/or Corporate Services Directorates, leading on the provision of a strategic, operational and business-focused HR service to all staff, including complex case work, organisational change, workforce planning and development, employee relations, leading and influencing organisational change.

They also contribute to the development and implementation of HR strategies and service plans and take responsibility for the management of a Trust wide corporate work and/or management of specific areas related to HR/OD.

Specific challenges for this post include:

  • participating in high volume case work (absence management, disciplinary and grievance matters);
  • managing-out ‘legacy’ (non-AfC) terms and conditions;
  • overseeing the Directorate’s Timesheet Management team
  • working to bring the Directorate within the scope of the Trust’s main HR/Workforce systems and processes
  • developing the Directorate’s use of HR/Workforce KPIs


Applicants need as a minimum Associate CIPD membership, a postgraduate diploma in HRM and significant post-diploma employee relations experience in a unionised environment. Experience gained in a large-scale industrial services environment would be advantageous.


The primary base for will be Leicester Royal Infirmary, but you will be required to work across all three acute hospital sites and travel to other NHS sites.

For further details / informal visits contact:

If you would like to know more about this role, please telephone Wayne Lloyd, HR Transformation Lead, on 0116 258 6642, or e-mail to arrange a telephone call at a mutually convenient time..

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

UK Registration

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

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