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Head of People - Business Partnering & Employee Relations

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
£60,983 to £70,536 per annum inclusive
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8B
Contract Type
Full Time
At the Princess Alexandra Hospital we've got a packed people agenda, with a brand new electronic health record and state of the art new hospital on the horizon, there has never been a better time to join us.

We're looking for HR professional to join us and lead our people business partnering team. As a senior, high profile and influential role, you will play an integral part in the facilitation and delivery of excellent standards of healthcare services via the provision of an inclusive People function with the aim of contributing to the delivery of excellent patient services and experiences.

Main duties of the job

  • To contribute to the development of People services promoting equality, diversity and inclusion, best practice and supporting innovation and modernisation.
  • Line management of 3 Senior HR Business Partners, oversee the development of the team, contributing to development and ensuring that all team members have a real voice in the development of the People service.
  • Role model a business focused and performance oriented approach, contributing to a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Support and be responsible for the team to take the lead in the trusts annual and longer term workforce plan, which underpins the operational plan and trust strategy

About us

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) provides a full range of general acute, outpatient and diagnostic services at The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, the Herts and Essex Hospital in Bishop's Stortford, and St Margaret's Hospital in Epping. We employ over 3,700 staff and serve a local population of around 350,000 people living in west Essex and east Hertfordshire. We have a very exciting future, over the next five years we are on a digital transformation journey leading us to our brand-new hospital.

You'll be being part of the team supporting our organisation in a diverse and challenging role ensuring we are attracting and recruiting talent to our organisation.

Our people demonstrate energy and commitment towards improving the care and experiences provided to our patients and the drive to be an 'outstanding' organisation. It's never been a better time to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Working in partnership with our divisional staff, you will provide professional customer focused People advice and guidance. Lead in the development of the workforce plans that underpin the trust operational plan which support local, organisational and national strategies. Support the development, implementation and embedding of People strategy, policy and practice in accordance with legislation and best practice, working in conjunction with staff side/trade union partners. Provide coaching and solutions that support the business in the identification and management of workforce issues and change programmes.

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Employer details

Employer name

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust


Kao Park


CM20 1DX

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