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Investigation Officer

Employer
Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Normanby
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join a specialist team within the HR department. The post holder will be responsible for undertaking complexdisciplinary investigations efficiently within specified timeframes covering all trust wide directorates in line with trust policies and procedures.

Applicants will be educated to degree level or equivalent, demonstrable experience of participating in disciplinary or similar investigations. Applicants will have up to date knowledge of employment law and HR policies and procedures. The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to deliver within set timeframes for investigations.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for undertaking complex disciplinary and HR investigations efficiently within specified timeframes covering all trust wide directorates in line with trust policies and procedures.

Deal with highly sensitive and complex issues in all aspects of the role, using their judgement, discretion, and initiative, seeking advice from the Team Manager where appropriate.

Be responsible for leading on complex disciplinary and HR investigations including coordinating the investigation process, undertaking interviews, and producing an unbiased account of the investigation in the form of a report for the disciplinary process.This may include viewing CCTV evidence and presenting this at a disciplinary hearing.

Involvement in other wider HR/employee relations matters.

About us

The investigation team is an integral part of the wider HR operations department.

In addition we have several HR departments, based at Flatts Lane Centre, Normanby Middlesbrough:
  • Organisational development
  • Recruitment
  • Workforce development
  • Workforce Information


Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will:

Present the investigation report at disciplinary hearings and participate in appeal and other HR hearings where required, answering difficult questions which may be posed by staff, union representatives and the panel and justifying the decisions that they have made throughout the process. These meetings may be contentious and require tact and diplomacy skills.

Where necessary attend employment tribunals as a representative of the trust and provide accurate information in support of the organisation.

Promote at all times a positive image of the Human resources Department and the wider Trust.

Please see attached job description and person specification for further responsibilities.

Additional contact details :- Thomas Vickers, Senior Principle Partner, Tel: 07287307331

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrable experience of participating in disciplinary or similar investigations
  • Up to date knowledge of employment law and HR policies and procedures
  • Experience of working in a unionised environment


Desirable

  • Experience of policy development


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of specialist HR topic i.e. investigation process


Desirable

  • Experience of working in a health care setting


Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent or demonstrate experience to degree level in related subject


Desirable

  • Masters degree in HR or related subject


Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Flatts Lane Centre

Flatts Lane

Normanby

TS6 0SZ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

346-CORP-062-24

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