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Organisational Development & Health and Wellbeing Business Partner

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
Grimsby, Scunthorpe, Goole
£41,659 to £47,672 per annum pro rata
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
This is an exciting time for the Trust. Having progressed on our Culture Transformation programme and Health and Wellbeing strategy, we are now seeking an OD practitioner with Health & Wellbeing experience and responsibility to help us lead the delivery of this programme of work, in the OD Wellbeing and Inclusion teams.

The OD & Health and Wellbeing Business partner role will report directly to the Head of OD, Wellbeing and Inclusion. The successful applicant will lead the continued development and implementation of a comprehensive Health & Wellbeing strategy ensuring all activity is matched to current and emerging organisational needs and strategic ambitions, together with the OD team and aligned to the OD, Wellbeing and Inclusion deliverables.

The post holder will catalyse and enable progressive, thought and sector leading solutions which take into account best models of practice and the most effective use of resources for optimal return on investment. This role is a key driver to ensure the Trust meets and where achievable, exceeds the requirements of CQC standards.

The post holder will bring expertise to develop, deliver and measure the effectiveness of OD, culture and leadership development programmes as well as Health and Wellbeing for key workforce groups Trust-wide including medical, dental and nursing staff groups.

Main duties of the job

To develop mechanisms to promote an empowered culture of Health and Wellbeing, building internal organisational development capacity and capability to deliver organisational change, improve patient experience and support Staff safety, health and wellbeing contributing to staff experience and retention.

To establish and embed effective data gathering and information analysis systems to ensure OD and Health & Wellbeing needs are identified and can be robustly incorporated into commissioning, budgeting and development planning and design processes.

To build, maintain and develop effective working partnerships with internal and external stakeholders and local, regional and national healthcare OD, Occupational Health and Health & Wellbeing communities to explore mutually beneficial collaboration on joint learning initiatives in order to maximise the use of resources, minimise costs and optimise returns.

To support the Education, Training & Development team with Health and Wellbeing training and development across the Trust and Humber helath Partnership group providing expert knowledge, commissioning and providing bespoke and scalable interventions working closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure optimum engagement.

About us

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust is part of the Humber Health Partnership Group which is one of the largest acute and community Group arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - our Group has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Group and our community.

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more detailed information, please read the job description linked below.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

The successful applicant will join a team of committed, professional colleagues who pride themselves on building, delivering and measuring the impact of the people development initiatives we are implementing.

We have an ambitious Trust People Plan with clearly articulated aims, and are ready to welcome a new addition to our Leadership, Culture and OD community. We can offer you a warm welcome to ourteam, the willingness and energy to work collaboratively, to share knowledge and expertise, and importantly, to continue to develop our own skills and talents so that we may extend the benefits of the latest thinking and practice in OD, training and development to our staff in all that we do.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • oEducated to Degree level
  • oDemonstrable post-graduate occupational experience achieved in a senior Health and Well-being (HWB), Human Resources or Organisation Development role
  • oExperienced coach and/or mentor or equivalent qualification min. level 5


  • oCIPD Associate
  • oQualified to deliver Critical incident Stress Management Training, Schwartz Rounds Facilitator or similar
  • oMental Health First Aider

Occupational Experience


  • oExperience of designing delivering and evaluating OD/Change/Cultural and/or Health and Wellbeing programmes


  • oExperience of working with the NHS or other highly complex, multidisciplinary organisation or public sector
  • oHWB contracting experience
  • oCreating infographics and other visual communication methodologies
  • o360 appraisal practitioner training and experience
  • oNSS/Pulse Check or equivalent experience of culture and engagement surveys and implementation plans

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust


Trustwide When necessary, the post holder may be expected to travel between hospital sites to carry out the role.

Diana Princess of Wales Hospital

Grimsby, Scunthorpe, Goole

DN33 2BA

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