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Strategic HR Business Partner

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
East Riding of Yorkshire
£50,952 to £57,349 Per annum
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Part Time
Working as part of the Workforce and OD Management Team and reporting into the Associate Director of People & OD, you will need to be passionate about delivering excellent customer service and have a value set that fits with our Trust and the NHS.

You will be prepared to constructively challenge the status quo, understand that our staff really are our greatest asset and actively seek to deliver a proactive and professional HR Business Partnering Service.

You will have the skills to build positive relationships and work independently and as part of a team. A good understanding of employment law will be necessary in this role.

The post holder will work collaboratively with divisional leads to support forward planning, workforce modernisation and transformation and act as a driver of workforce information and improvement into the business.

In return, you will be offered the opportunity to work within a supportive environment, within a team that understands having fun and enjoying work is important to building successful teams and services. You will be empowered to make a difference and support services in the pursuit of excellence.

Main duties of the job

  • Act as HR Lead for the long-term business goals and outcomes for workforce for the Trust
  • Act as HR Lead to support the delivery of divisional and corporate workforce plans ensuring excellent patient care and financial stability
  • Take the designated lead on various Trust-wide workforce initiatives and programmes with responsibility for development and implementation of these areas
  • Build and maintain effective relationships and be recognised as the trusted advisor and lead contact for all strategic issues within their designated area.
  • Provision of professional and comprehensive workforce information to inform the senior management teams
  • Provide professional, specialist and comprehensive HR advice and support with the provision of appropriate business focused interventions.
  • The post holder will ensure that workforce risks are anticipated and mitigated to protect the Trust's reputation through engagement and understanding of services and operations
  • The post holder will provide innovative solutions that support the business in the management of workforce major change programmes including TUPE
  • Ensuring close working relationships within the People and OD teams

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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Educated to Masters Level in HR Management or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and experience in a range of areas e.g strategic HR, workforce planning, employment law, leadership, management, finance, employee relations, training and development and organisational development
  • Chartered Institute of Personnel Development chartered level or equivalent experience/working knowledge as described above
  • Highly developed specialist knowledge across human resources and organisational/service development needs/priorities
  • Current excellent knowledge of employment legislation, case law and good HR practice


  • Management qualification



  • HR professional with Significant post qualification experience in a complex organisation
  • Experience of managing complex projects
  • Experience of leading employee relations and workforce aspects of major change/re- structures


  • Experience of working with a business partner model

Skills and Competencies


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to influence and negotiate at local, regional and national level
  • Analytical skills and the ability to draw qualitative and quantitative data from a wide range of sources and present in a clear and concise manner

Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


Trust Headquarters

Willerby Hill, Beverley Road

East Riding of Yorkshire

HU10 6ED

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