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HR Advisor

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding HR role in a proactive team that makes a difference, then this could be the role for you!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a person-centred, passionate, HR professional to join our HR Advisory Team on a permanent basis.

Main duties of the job

This role provides a fantastic opportunity to support our services to deliver a high standard of care to our service users. You will provide professional advice and support to managers on a wide range of employment matters including employee relations issues, organisational change, terms and conditions of employment, management of attendance, performance management, equality and diversity, employment legislation and policy, and good people management practice. You will be expected to efficiently manage a caseload of employee relations and sickness cases. You will build good working relationships with and service managers which enable you support the development of their skills and teams.

Hybrid working is an option, with most team members spending 1-2 days per week working from home.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description

Job responsibilities

See attached detailed job description and person specification:

Staff benefits
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts
  • Employee Assistance programme

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree standard, or equivalent experience
  • Hold/working towards Associate Membership of the CIPD (Assoc CIPD) or equivalent experience



  • Significant and relevant experience working in HR including acting in an advisory capacity
  • Working without direct supervision
  • Dealing with operational HR issues, advising managers and working with trade union representatives



  • Knowledge of HR policies, procedures and employment legislation and equal opportunities issues



  • Good communication and organisational skills - able to meet deadlines and organise complex activities
  • Have experience of dealing with situations which may require the application of tact and diplomacy and that demonstrate a customer focused, problems solving approach
  • IT literate
  • Able to work on own initiative, with conflicting priorities and under pressure
  • Ability to forge good working relationships with colleagues, in both senior and junior positions



  • There is a frequent requirement to travel extensively across the wide footprint of the Trust to attend meetings and events relevant to the role.



  • Employee Relations Experience


  • Trade Union involvement experience

Employment law


  • Sound knowledge of employment law


  • NHS experience

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Harrop House

Sedgley Avenue


M25 3BL

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