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People Services Advisor

Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 a year Per annum inclusive of Outer London HCAS
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We are seeking a People/HR Advisor with good experience ready to take their career to the next level. Having gained experience in the fields of employment relations, employee governance and other HR processes (exit, job evaluation) the post-holders will be responsible for providing advisory support and guidance to both AFC Workforce and Medical Workforce staff groups.

Highly committed to the NHS people agenda you will have gained experienced in the broad range of people related requirements of a busy Mental Health and Community Trust in London. Excellent verbal and written skills are a must in support of the ability to influence and negotiate as are high levels of computer and systems literacy. The ability to analyse data and generate robust reporting is also a must.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Tony Gibney. People Services Hub Manager ( or Kam Mander ( to arrange a call.

Main duties of the job

Reporting to the People Services Hub Manager, the People Services (Medical) Adviser is responsible for providing general HR Advisory services to the Trust's Divisions and supporting Employee Relations activity within the Medical Workforce, in support of the Trust's Head of Medical Workforce.

This includes: providing employee relations advice concerning general terms and conditions of employment and application of key people-related policies such as Organisational Change, Grievance, Attendance and Flexible Working; in addition to advice and management of employee relations cases (e.g. sickness, performance, grievance and disciplinary cases etc); supports medical workforce specific activity (such as rostering or induction) as necessary.

The post holder is also responsible for setting up and managing centralised systems and processes to provide assurance around the governance and on-going management of all casework, the Trust's employment-related policies and procedures, Job Evaluation system and the Trust's DBS, Fixed Term Contracts, Professional registration and 'Right to Work' processes.

About us

This post supports North London Mental Health Partnership, a partnership of Camden & Islington Foundation NHS Trust & Barnet, Enfield & Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust.

BEH is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health (MH) and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million. In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care.

BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS) which is the lead provider of forensic mental health services; that managed the devolved New Models of care budget, it delivers MH care across some of the prisons, and provides MH services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury. We are rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification by clicking on the JD/PS attachment in the advert.

Person Specification

Skills/ Abilities


  • MS Office - word, excel, outlook etc
  • Influencing. Organised. Problem Solving. Team Work
  • HR Advisory experience

Education / Qual's


  • Degree level qualification or equivalent


  • CIPD or equivalent experience



  • Understanding of the role of HR in an NHS Trust
  • Knowledge of both AfC & Medial & Dental Terms and Conditions of service
  • Knowledge/understanding of confidentiality issues. Knowledge and understanding of the importance of equal opportunities in relation to human resources activity generally


  • Knowledge/understanding of job design / evaluation

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