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Senior People Business Partner

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
9 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
We have a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team as Senior People Business Partners within our People & Organisational Development Directorate at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

This post is for a period of 7 months due to maternity leave.

Here at DBTH we are committed to supporting your personal and professional development, in exchange we are looking for people who share our Trust's values and behaviours to help deliver and support our recently published ambitious People Strategy 2023-27.

This role reports into Christine White, Head of People Business Partnering, who said We're looking for someone who always aims to do their best for our people using people centred practice. We want to understand what you would bring to our team as a leader, collaborator and a colleague and we will empower you to bring your whole self to work and to Develop, Belong, Thrive Here at DBTH.

Interviews will be taking place w/c 18th March 2024

Main duties of the job

As this role involves working with people in all job roles and at all levels across the organisation and with external partners, you will have strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build rapport and develop strong working relationships. You will also have a customer-focused and positive approach with the ability to drive change forward and to lead, coach and motivate colleagues.

About us

Doncaster & Bassetlaw NHS FT is one of Yorkshire's Leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 420,000 across South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire, and the surrounding areas. Our services are based over three main hospital sites employing over 6,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, so whether you spend just one year or fifty with us, it's our pledge to help youDevelop,BelongandThrive,Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to support a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits including:o Extensive range of learning opportunitieso NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement commencing at 27 days holiday per year plus bank holidays (pro rata).o Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential.

If you are inspired by the opportunity to positively contribute to our exciting future by being part of our amazing team, please apply today. For further information and an informal discussion about the role please contact Christine White, at either or by phone on 07773761152.

Person Specification



  • Educated to postgraduate degree level in a HR related field or equivalent level of knowledge and skills gained through a combination of short courses, postgrad study and/or experience.
  • CIPD qualified or equivalent level management qualification.
  • Up to date knowledge of employment law, current best practice and demonstrate evidence of its application
  • Knowledge and understanding of a range of issues across the health and social care landscape, OD, workforce and HR agenda



  • Significant experience in a Senior HR role in a large diverse organisation
  • Clear understanding of the major issues effecting the health and social care landscape and the NHS HR agenda
  • Experience of strategy development and implementation
  • Experience of NHS/other public sector employer
  • Experience of a complex unionised working environment
  • Experience of leading organisational change and building staff engagement
  • Experience of policy development and formulation
  • Experience of leading and line managing a team
  • Previous experience in a HR Business Partner role
  • Experience of delivering coaching, training to managers/ presentation delivery.

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Armthorpe Road



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