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HR Business Partner

Employer
Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Leatherhead House
Salary
£52,963 to £59,360 a year Inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

The Workforce Division comprises HR, Occupational Health, and our Education teams with an aspiration of delivering a high-quality, responsive, professional service to support the Trust with its business-as-usual activity, as well as its ambitious transformation plans.

An opportunity has risen for an HR Business Partner to work in a supportive and well-established team.

The role will be supporting staff and managers within a Division. The post is based at our brand-new Headquarters in Leatherhead with a regular requirement to travel to other sites throughout Surrey. We are working in a hybrid way with a mixture of home and office working.

You will provide quality and professional HR advice and support to clinical and operational colleagues to manage workforce matters,

You will possess excellent communication skills and be CIPD qualified (or with equivalent experience) with previous experience of working in an HR with recent experience of working a senior HR role within a similar environment. Working as part of a large and supportive HR Team you will have good opportunities for personal development.



Main duties of the job

Key responsibilities will include
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of the Trusts strategic aims and HR strategy as a proactive member of both the HR and local Divisional management team/s.
  • Responsibility for provision of a specialist advisory service to colleagues on all aspects of Human Resource matters.
  • Working in partnership with internal and external stakeholders, which include system partners and trade unions, all of which need exceptional communication, negotiation and influencing skills to support delivery of the Divisions priorities.
  • Management of an HR team to ensure the provision of a comprehensive and high-quality HR service to all staff within the Division.
  • Promoting best practice in human resource management through the effective use of performance management systems including appraisal and personal development planning
  • Operating in a multi-unionised and multi-professional employee relations environment
  • Provision specialist knowledge in all HR areas.


About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

Working from home contracts do not attract high cost area payments.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

My job makes better lives by

Providing HR advice and guidance to clinical and operational managers in our Trust. The post holder will provide inspirational leadership to a dedicated HR business team and be an active partner of their Divisional Management Board.

Job Overview

The HRBP will be responsible for the operational HR management of their Division/Directorates and will add value and contribute to the delivery of their Division/Directorates objectives and provide a cost effective and responsive service for the Trust. Enable and support the development of high-quality care environments which consistently exceed both statutory and CQC requirements.

NHS Competency

Level

SABP Leadership Competency

Communication

4

Strategic Leadership

4

Personal and People Development

4

People Leadership

4

Health, Safety and Security

4

Performance Leadership

4

Service Improvement

4

Personal Motivation

4

Quality

4

Equality and Diversity

4

Values

Treat People Well

Statutory Requirements

Create Respectful Places

Graduate of the CIPD

Involve not Ignore

Open, Inclusive and Accountable

Qualifications required

Degree level qualification or equivalent relevant experience

A further qualification in management or a Masters degree would be an advantage

Experience required

Have a minimum of 5 years generalist HR experience

2 years experience at a senior level

Evidence of current employment law and forthcoming legislation.

Knowledge of NHS terms and conditions and experience of working with the handbook to manage change and negotiate agreements with staff-side colleagues

Experience of leading projects to a successful conclusion

Experience of managing a team

Proven ability to develop strategic policies that meet the needs of our organisation

Suitable for someone who

Has the capability and drive to provide inspirational HR leadership to a large Division and their own business team. As an HRBP you will enjoy managing and supporting people to achieve their potential. It would suit someone who is capable of guiding their Division on effective resource management and who can support the HR Directorate Senior Team with energy and enthusiam to bring about organisational change. You will be capable of working in partnership with your Division to ensure they are operating lawfully and respect the values of our organisation in managing their workforce to ensure high quality services.

Key accountabilities in the role are:

Act as a consultant and advisor to the Division providing professional leadership and advice of all aspects of employee management and good HR practice

Develop and maintain an understanding of the services provided by the Division/Directorates and their operational priorities and be able to identify where and how the HR management can contribute to that achievement as well as the workforce strategy

Lead the development of the workforce plan for your Division ensuring that it is appropriate to support service change and modernisation

Be an active member of the Divisions Management Group and contribute to decision making in relation to both HR and the wider Board issues

Manage a dedicated team of HR staff within your Division including recruitment and human resources. You will be accountable for setting the direction of your HR Division in association with the Director of Workforce and the Director/s of the service. Through the supervision and appraisal process, you will ensure that your Division provides a high quality, personal service to the relevant employees

Coach and train both your own staff and design and deliver HR training programmes to your Division and our Trust as required

Deliver key strategies, policies and performance objectives within clearly defined targets as required and evaluate and report on your Division against the key performance indicators of our Trust on a regular basis

Constantly challenge your teams to aspire to demanding goals and build in them the desire and passion to achieve

Maintain an effective relationship with your Division, and consistently maintain high professional standards in line with the CIPD Code of Professional Conduct

Support the Director of Workforce with trust-wide projects and give respectful challenge where you have professional concerns relating to any matters

Champion the visions and values of our Trust and in particular where they impact on our workforce agenda both within your Division/Directorates, your own team and the wider workforce.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Have a minimum of 5 years generalist HR experience
  • 2 years experience at a senior level
  • Evidence of current employment law and forthcoming legislation.
  • Knowledge of NHS terms and conditions and experience of working with the handbook to manage change and negotiate agreements with staff-side colleagues
  • Experience of leading projects to a successful conclusion
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Proven ability to develop strategic policies that meet the needs of our organisation


Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree level qualification or equivalent relevant experience


Desirable

  • A further qualification in management or a Masters degree would be an advantage


Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Third Floor, Leatherhead House

Station Road

Leatherhead House

Surrey

KT22 7ET

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