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Workforce Projects Lead

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for an individual who will work collaboratively across the Trust to deliver a programme of initiatives that encompass all elements of workforce projects.

As an integral member of the Strategic Workforce Team and line managing the Workforce Projects Assistant, the post holder will be a key driver of change with a proactive and pragmatic approach to all things related to our people

The post holder will be required to understand and continually improve our approach to policy review and refresh, ensuring that as a team we create a suite of resources and materials that are high quality, professional and truly user friendly for our stakeholders and customers

Using the annual work plan, the post holder will be expected to deliver on transformational change programmes showing innovation in our initiatives which ultimately support our people to feel truly engaged

With experience and knowledge of workforce related expertise, the post holder will assist senior colleagues with the development and delivery of the Workforce and OD Directorate's workforce strategy and action plans.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to provide a comprehensive customer service to internal and external stakeholders in relation to the provision of effective workforce projects. Implementing, reviewing and analysing feedback mechanisms that support positive improvement for all things workforce project related and to act as a subject matter expert in relation to HR/workforce.

To understand and own the internal processes and governance arrangements in relation to the review and writing of workforce related policies, procedures, guidelines and toolkits workingcollaboratively to review and write high quality professional and supportive workforce related policies, procedures and guidance

To ensure delivery, expansion and continuous improvement of our reward and recognition initiatives including management of our staff benefits portal

Deliver the staff survey programme across the Trust working in partnership with our survey provider to deliver the annual National Staff Survey and quarterly Pulse Surveys reporting on response rates and delivering the results when they are received.

Use a range of data sources to draft comprehensive reports on turnover and exit information to inform recruitment and retention strategies

To work in partnership with other areas of the Workforce and OD Directorate to create a suite of high quality resources and materials that underpin the key messages within the policies, procedures and guidance

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust delivering integrated services across Hull, East and North Yorkshire. Find out more on our website

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our colleagues and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.

We are proud to score above or equal to the average for all NHS People Promise theme areas demonstrating our commitment to improve the experience of working in the NHS for everyone. Wherever you work we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need to get you started.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Work life balance is about having influence and flexibility over when, where and how you work. If the work pattern for this role does not meet your needs, we welcome an application and are happy to discuss working arrangements that differ from those advertised.

We offer a unique range of benefits that go above and beyond other NHS Trusts including an enhanced leave package and health and wellbeing support.

From city to countryside, market towns to moors you'll find a place to call home including some of the most affordable places to live in the UK.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information with regard to this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Please note that this is a Fixed Term post of 8 months

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Educated to Degree/Post Graduate level in human resources or equivalent specialist area equivalent knowledge and experience in HR
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development up to or including Graduate level or equivalent experience/working knowledge as described above working in a complex HR function
  • Up to date and working knowledge of employment law, with ability to translate to HR policy and practice for specialist area
  • Be able to provide specialist HR advice and technical support within designated service area(s)


  • Knowledge of NHS agenda, funding streams and wider healthcare economy



  • Experience of drafting briefing papers and documents including the delivery of presentations up to executive level
  • Experience of implementing new innovations and change projects across a complex organisation


  • Experience of working on complex projects in a support or lead capacity

Skills and Competencies


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to influence and negotiate at local level and communicate effectively
  • Ability to work to tight and challenging deadlines, managing complex and multiple pieces of work

Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


Trust HQ

Willerby Hill


HU10 6ED

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