Strategic HR Business Partner

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
East Riding of Yorkshire
£50,952 to £57,349 a year Per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Part Time
Working as part of the Workforce and OD Management Team and reporting into the Deputy Director of Workforce & OD, you will need to be passionate about delivering excellent customer service and have a value set that fits with our Trust and the NHS.

You will be prepared to constructively challenge the status quo, understand that our staff really are our greatest asset and actively seek to deliver a proactive and professional HR Business Partnering Service.

You will have the skills to build positive relationships and work independently and as part of a team. A good understanding of employment law will be necessary in this role.

The post holder will work collaboratively with divisional leads to support forward planning, workforce modernisation and transformation and act as a driver of workforce information and improvement into the business.

In return, you will be offered the opportunity to work within a supportive environment, within a team that understands having fun and enjoying work is important to building successful teams and services. You will be empowered to make a difference and support services in the pursuit of excellence.

Main duties of the job

  • Act as HR Lead for the long-term business goals and outcomes for workforce for the Trust
  • Act as HR Lead to support the delivery of divisional and corporate workforce plans ensuring excellent patient care and financial stability
  • Take the designated lead on various Trust-wide workforce initiatives and programmes with responsibility for development and implementation of these areas
  • Build and maintain effective relationships and be recognised as the trusted advisor and lead contact for all strategic issues within their designated area.
  • Provision of professional and comprehensive workforce information to inform the senior management teams
  • Provide professional, specialist and comprehensive HR advice and support with the provision of appropriate business focused interventions.
  • The post holder will ensure that workforce risks are anticipated and mitigated to protect the Trust's reputation through engagement and understanding of services and operations
  • The post holder will provide innovative solutions that support the business in the management of workforce major change programmes including TUPE
  • Ensuring close working relationships within the Workforce and OD teams

About us

We are anaward winning and CQC rated good, health and social care Trust that delivers care to communities in Hull, East Yorkshire, Scarborough and Ryedale & Whitby. We deliver safe, effective and integrated health services that improve the physical, mental and social health and wellbeing of patients and service users.

To find out about our wide range of services including mental health, learning disabilities, children and young people service, Forensic, Community and Primary Care visit our website

You'll join our team of over 3600 colleagues that work together across our wide geography and specialities to change lives daily. We're extremely proud of our Trust community, knowing you can expect to receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need from your new team to get you started.

We are committed to staff development to ensure the delivery of high quality, person-centred and compassionate care to patients. We value our staff and invest in them, ensuring they have the right skills and competencies to deliver outstanding care.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information with regard to this vacancy please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Educated to Masters Level in HR Management or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and experience in a range of areas e.g strategic HR, workforce planning, employment law, leadership, management, finance, employee relations, training and development and organisational development
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel Development chartered level or equivalent experience/working knowledge as described above
  • Highly developed specialist knowledge across human resources and organisational/service development needs/priorities
  • Current excellent knowledge of employment legislation, case law and good HR practice


  • Management qualification



  • HR professional with Significant post qualification experience in a complex organisation
  • Experience of managing complex projects
  • Experience of leading employee relations and workforce aspects of major change/re- structures


  • Experience of working with a business partner model

Skills and Competencies


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to influence and negotiate at local, regional and national level
  • Analytical skills and the ability to draw qualitative and quantitative data from a wide range of sources and present in a clear and concise manner

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


Trust Headquarters

Willerby Hill, Beverley Road

East Riding of Yorkshire

HU10 6ED

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