Medical Human Resources Manager

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa/ pro rata for part time staff
Closing date
1 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to support the Medical HR Workstream for the the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Pathology Network.

As all regions move towards network models, we want SYBP to be one of the UK's best pathology services. This single service will bring benefits to SYB patients and colleagues that could not be achieved by each Trust in isolation. This exciting role will be pivotal in driving forward and supporting work streams required for the formation of an outstanding Pathology Network. The post holder will support a specialised, responsive and consistent Medical HR & Recruitment service to SYBP during mobilisation of the network.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Medical Human Resources Manager to work closely with a Business Partners collating and analysing information from the 5 partner Trusts to support the TUPE process. There may be scope to be involved in recruitment to medical grades across the network and provide expert advice to senior leaders and line managers.

Main duties of the job

Working within a Medical HR Business Partner team you will support the Medical HR Agenda for the formation of the SYB Pathology network. You will have a degree of autonomy which is why we are looking for a confident, experienced HR professional to provide sound HR advice on a variety of operational and strategic activities including foremost the TUPE transfer process.

You will be required to engage with Medical HR colleagues across the region to understand their Medical HR function including recruitment, consultant job planning and case work management and the associated policies and procedures.

About us

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest, busiest and most successful NHS foundation trusts. We provide a full range of hospital and community services for people in Sheffield, as well as specialist care for patients from further afield.

We have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence and innovation in medical research.

With around 18,500 employees, we are one of the biggest employers locally. We aim to reflect the diversity of local communities and are proud of our new and existing partnerships with local people, patients, neighbouring NHS organisations, local authority and charitable bodies. Find out more about working at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals in the work for us section.

This vacancy is advertised on a fixed term contract basis for a period of 6 months due to the post being recruited as part of a limited term project within the Trust. The fixed term contract status of the post holder will be reviewed in accordance with the Trust's legal obligations regarding fixed term contracts taking into consideration the requirement for the post to be maintained as a part of the project's implementation and the timescales associated with this.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

When completing your application please ensure that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the role criteria.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree standard or equivalent level of knowledge
  • Graduate CIPD qualification or equivalent level of knowledge and skills gained through a combination of short courses, postgraduate study and/or from significant experience in the field of general HR/employee relations.


  • CIPD member
  • Post graduate qualification in HR/Business Management



  • Significant knowledge and experience working in an employee relations environment.
  • Experience of managing staff or able to demonstrate a detailed understanding of line management requirements.
  • Significant experience of providing advice and guidance to managers/staff on general HR and/or employee relations issues of a highly complex/sensitive nature.
  • Experience of report writing
  • Good working knowledge of employment law
  • Advising managers on Terms and Conditions of Service.
  • Experience of dealing with Management of organisational change or to be able to demonstrate a clear understanding in terms of the processes involved.
  • Experience and/or knowledge of policy development and formulation.


  • Experience in the NHS or similar large unionised environment with multiple staff groups.
  • Awareness and understanding of the challenges facing the NHS.
  • Experience of project management and delivery.
  • Experience of developing systems and procedures.
  • Experience of the AFC Job Evaluation Process

Further Training


  • Evidence of continuing professional development.

Skills & Aptitudes


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent planning, organisation and time management skills, including the ability to work effectively to multiple deadlines, e.g. casework, project work, recruitment.
  • Ability to work well within a team, as well as autonomously, using own initiative.
  • Ability to persuade/influence at all levels within and external to the organisation in potentially sensitive, challenging and confrontational situations.
  • Ability to analyse complex information and recommend appropriate actions.
  • Experience of delivering/facilitating presentations to groups of staff/managers.
  • Competent user of MS Word, Excel and Outlook.


  • Training managers/groups of staff on HR matters.

Values & Behaviours


  • Ability to consider HR Service implications of putting patients first in application of HR practice.
  • Respectful to patients, staff colleagues and all internal and external contacts.
  • To be able to demonstrate ownership for own actions and areas of responsibility.
  • To be able to demonstrate unity with all colleagues.
  • To have a proven track record of delivery on objectives.

Other Factors


  • Highly committed to providing a high quality customer service.
  • A positive approach to change, staff engagement and innovation.
  • Flexibility in working hours and location across hospital sites and city as reasonable and appropriate


  • Able to attend courses, seminars, conferences and updates.

Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Northern General Hospital

Herries Road


S5 7AU

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