Band 6 Senior HR Advisor - Bath NHS House

Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding HR role, in a proactive team that makes a difference, this may be the role for you!

We're looking for a candidate with a strong background in generalist HR that has proven experience in case management. The successful candidate will be passionate about people with strong customer service skills, whilst also be able to build effective relationships with key stakeholders.

In return, we will provide you with access to advance your practice within a dynamic team, receive regular, supportive supervision and provide an opportunity to add real value. You will be a key to helping us to develop culture and drive employee engagement and retention.

This post will be ideal for an individual looking for the next step in their HR career.

Main duties of the job

As a Senior HR Advisor, and with support of the Deputy HR BP's for the Banes, Swindon and Wiltshire directorate (BSW), you will:
  • be the first point of contact for managers and colleagues on a wide range of employment matters
  • be required to pro-actively manage complex and challenging case work,
  • manage complex, multifaceted but exciting projects,
  • be responsible for supporting managers through the stages of processes',
  • interpret and translate policy for our managers advising them accordingly and checking understanding,
  • utilise HR Systems and reporting to analyse and support discussions with managers,
  • to support delivery of the overall HR and NHS Strategy by ensuring managers delivery KPI's,

About us

We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust)a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing inpatient and community-based mental health care.

We provide services from a range of locations to approximately 1.8 million people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B& NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and across the county of Wiltshire.

Our outstanding people promote mental health and wellbeing. The expertise and resources within AWP are dedicated to a person-centred approach for those who use our services and for all employees. We recognise that happy and fulfilled employees give better care.

At AWP we actively encourage applicants from all backgrounds we are particularly keen to encourage applications from people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, those with disabilities and from the LGBTQ+ community. We want people to bring their unique blend of experiences, backgrounds, perspectives and knowledge to AWP, as diversity makes us stronger.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached the detailed Job Description and if you have any queries, please do make contact with us.

Person Specification



  • Good level of educational acquired through degree or equivalent level of experience.
  • CIPD qualification (level 5 or above) or equivalent level of experience.
  • CIPD Membership.
  • Understanding and significant experience of a range of HR practices and policies specifically case management.
  • Experience of delivering work against timescales and to time.
  • Sound IT literacy, including word processing, e-mail, internet use and use of HR systems and reporting systems.
  • Experience of building effecting working relationships with key stakeholders and Influencing skills
  • Ability to deliver information and maintain attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Knowledge of HR best practice and employment legislation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


  • Further management study and/or qualifications.
  • CIPD/HR Level 7 or working towards.
  • NHS experience

Employer details

Employer name

Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust


Bath NHS House

Newbridge Hill



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