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HR Manager

East Cheshire NHS Trust
Victoria Road, Macclesfield
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for an exceptional candidate to join our HR & OD team.

The HR Workforce team has a one-team approach, working together to ensure that the trust's directorates are provided with an efficient and responsive service. The team works flexibly and adopts a hybrid working approach to ensure our colleagues have a work-life balance.

We are looking to recruit a pro-active, forward thinking individual who is interested in driving change and service improvement. You must have an ability to work on your own initiative whilst working to tight deadlines, and coaching, motivational and negotiating skills are essential.

You will support managers to deliver people plan objectives in their areas through regular meetings to include interpretation of HR performance metrics, Policy and information systems. You will also undertake employee relations cases, be responsible for your own portfolio of project work, review policies and undertake audits.

The trust is committed to supporting employees training and development and we will support you through your CIPD qualification, coaching certificate and more.

The requirements of the post are outlined in the attached job description.

Hours per week: 37.5

Main duties of the job

Work as an integral member of the directorate HR team, providing professional, customer focused advice and support to managers and staff across the directorate in the management of workforce issues, including employee relations, engagement and workforce development, health and wellbeing and ED& I. The post holder will use workforce metrics extensively to identify areas of improvement and are expect to dynamically support the Directorates in achieving targets and workforce ambitions.

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further duties of this role.

About us

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters as part of ongoing monitoring.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.

As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Person Specification

Professional Qualifications


  • CIPD qualification level 5 or evidence of working towards or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of continuous learning & development


  • Coaching qualifications



  • Ability to quickly build relationships and foster effective communication both internally and externally
  • Ability to prioritise issues, highlight risk and mitigation
  • Presentation skills
  • Able to influence, negotiate and persuade regarding sensitive issues at all levels
  • Ability to interpret, analyse and present high level management information
  • Able to manage time and work load pressure
  • Ability to learn and research to maintain HR credibility and practice
  • Can demonstrate ability to keep stakeholders informed and involved.
  • Ability to tailor advice and inputs to an individual and/or given situation
  • Demonstrable leadership skills

Other Role Requirements


  • Please refer to the person specification for further details regarding the role requirements

Employer details

Employer name

East Cheshire NHS Trust


Macclesfield District

General Hospital

Victoria Road, Macclesfield

SK10 3BL

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