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HR Operational Business Partner

Employer
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Manchester
Salary
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Wythenshawe, Trafford, Withington and Altrincham (WTWA) Hospitals HR and OD team has an exciting opportunity for a HR Operational Business Partner to join the team who will lead on a number of exciting workforce programmes across our services.

The post holder will be responsible for:

- The provision of high quality strategic and operational workforce support.

- Ensuring best practice people management within their areas of responsibility and across the wider workforce function.

- HR expertise to business decision making and develop innovative people solutions to support business plans and strategy, in partnership with the Senior HR Business Partners.

- Liaising with other HR colleagues to maintain effective communication links, ensuring that best practice is shared and developed and to facilitate cross-cover of HR services.

- Management of a complex employee relations case load.

- Ensuring the operational and transformational Human Resources operational services are aligned within Divisional and corporate areas, to promote partnership working and the delivery of a proactive and customer centered service, which improves both the service and the patient experience.

We are looking for an experienced NHS HR professional to join our HR team on a permanent basis.

As part of MFT there are a variety of development opportunities that you will be able to access to continue to develop your professional skills.

Main duties of the job

You will oversee ER cases and help to lead initiatives that support the delivery of the People Plan.

You will manage a team consisting of a HR Operational Manager, Assistance HR Business Partners and HR Advisors.

You will work in partnership with your Senior HR Leadership Team

While you will of course have the pre-requisite skills and knowledge, a 'can do', agile and innovative approach is essential to support the HR operational continuous service improvement and development.

Experience of working in a large complex group structure is desirable.

You must be willing to travel to any of our hospitals on an occasional basis.

The role is primarily based at Wythenshawe Hospital, with travel to other sites as required and agile working (dependent on the needs of the service).

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attached under the Supporting Documents heading.

So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you.

If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team atresourcing@mft.nhs.uk.

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • High level of general education to degree level or equivalent training and experience.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources Management or equivalent relevant professional qualification.
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development


Desirable

  • Chartered Member/Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development
  • Master's level qualification in HR Management or equivalent knowledge, training, and experience


Training

Essential

  • Demonstrate through CPD, employment law updates and various other training courses an up-to-date knowledge of HR practices and evidence to continuous personal and professional development in current role.
  • Workforce Planning expertise
  • Employment terms and conditions expertise


Desirable

  • Agenda for Change Job Evaluation training
  • NHS/Medical Staffing terms and conditions expertise


Knowledge

Essential

  • Detailed understanding of the principles of change management and able to demonstrate a successful track record of major organisational change.
  • Sound understanding of Employment Law, contractual terms and conditions, HR Policy and Practice and employment issues.


Desirable

  • An understanding of the national NHS agenda and the Human Resource contribution at both a strategic and operational level.


Experience

Essential

  • Extensive operational experience, gained in a progressive HR function. This will include evidence of leading on complex employee relation matters.
  • Experienced in developing high performing teams
  • Experience of consulting and negotiating with Trade Unions
  • Substantial experienced in leading and managing people.


Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Wythenshawe

Manchester

M23 9LT

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

349-WTWA-6267261*

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