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HR Manager (fixed term)

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
To lead and manage a comprehensive, professional HR advisory and support service to a specified group of directorates within the Trust, providing professional leadership to their HR team.

To ensure that the corporate HR agenda is implemented within the directorates, taking account of the directorates' objectives and needs.

The postholder is responsible for developing and sustaining effective working relationships with managers and partner organisations within the specified group of directorates.

To work closely with the Workforce Planning Manager and contribute to the management of the Trust's workforce information systems, including the review and analysis of workforce information statistics and data to inform workforce plans, ensuring they meet the needs of the Trust and maximise effective skill mix and staff utilisation

To undertake and lead specific HR projects as identified and contribute to the NHS modernisation agenda through involvement in the development and implementation of key national areas of work including Agenda for Change, Equality and Diversity etc.

To support the implementation of strategies and plans relating to medical staffing, including EWTD compliance, MMC etc.

Main duties of the job

Departmental Management
  • To provide direction and leadership to the directorate HR team, ensuring that all aspects are integrated to deliver the HR agenda
  • To support the Head of HR and Deputy Director in developing and implementing systems and procedures which provide an efficient and effective basis for the provision of accurate and appropriate HR advice to all levels of the organisation
  • To manage a delegated HR budget ensuring that effective use is made of departmental allocations

  • Employee Relations

    1. To provide professional HR advice, guidance and information to managers in accordance with current legislation, terms and conditions of employment and best employment practice
  • To provide expert advice on both individual and collective employee relations issues including disciplinary, grievance and sickness absence matters to ensure effective resolution and to promote a positive and harmonious approach to employee relations across the Trust
  • To lead and actively participate in HR forums and sub group
  • To be responsible for consulting and negotiating in a constructive and proactive way with staff side on a variety of HR related issues

  • About us

    Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

    We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

    Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

    Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

    Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Please see attached job description and person specification

    Staff benefits
    • Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
    • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
    • Excellent pension
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Salary sacrifice car scheme
    • Wellbeing programme
    • Blue Light Card Discounts

    Person Specification



    • oBroad and comprehensive generalist HR knowledge base that includes experience of managing complex cases
    • Experience of managing a complex workload


    • NHS experience



    • Experience of working in a HR role. Experience of working without direct supervision. Awareness of HR policies and procedures, HR best practice, employment legislation and equal opportunities issues.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and demands


    • Team management

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


    Harrop House

    Bury New Road


    M25 3BL

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