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Workforce Business Partner

Employer
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Location
Port Talbot
Salary
£51,706 to £58,210 per annum
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Hours
Full Time
THIS POST IS FIXED TERM/SECONDMENT FOR 2 YEARS DUE TO THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE .

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE SECONDMENT POSITION, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST.

An exciting opportunity for a Workforce Business Partner to join our team at Swansea Bay University Health Board. As Workforce Business Partner, you will work strategically with the Corporate divisions to understand their service strategies and business objectives and work collaboratively to identify develop business focused solutions.

One additional area of focus for the successful candidate will be to work in partnership with key stakeholders within the Health Board to increase presenteeism across the workforce. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with demonstrable experience in increasing presenteeism within an organisation and to use this expertise to showcase innovative and proactive approaches. This work is key and aligns with Swansea Bay University Health Board's 5-year People Strategy, to ensure we maintain an 'Engaged, Motivated & Healthy' workforce. We also want to ensure that Best Practice already in place across each Service Group is understood, shared, implemented and monitored.

This role is fixed term for 2 years in order to ensure dedicated support in the delivery of our key strategic aims across the Health Board.

Main duties of the job

The Workforce Business Partner will act as a senior member of the Health Board's Workforce & Organisational Development Team.

The role holder will be responsible for developing and supporting the delivery of workforce and organisational development strategies as well as providing regular reports, analysis and recommendations for action against key performance indicators and transformational change objectives.

Lead on the identification of workforce related cost efficiency schemes and support their delivery. In conjunction with management teams, analyse the cost / benefit of specific programmes, weighing up risks and adjusting plans.

Support hearings, appeal panels, complex investigations as needed and undertake policy development.

Interpret employment legislation and case law, the role holder will act as the senior advisor in the service group consisting of regional and Health Board wide services and will provide authoritative advice on very complex and very specialist Workforce and OD issues.

You will form strong partnerships with key stakeholders which includes the Workforce Team, client group managers and employees, as well as Trade Union representatives to progress the people agenda.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Other

Essential

  • Ability to travel within geographical area and work flexible to meet the business needs


Qualifications & Knowledge

Essential

  • CIPD Qualified - MCIPD, Masters level or equivalent demonstrable experience.
  • Expert knowledge of HR best practice and employment law.
  • Knowledge of workforce planning within a complex work environment long-term planning and strategy development processes.


Desirable

  • Formal Employment Law qualification.
  • Coaching Certificate


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of analysing highly complex workforce data identifying risk and developing a range of tailored solutions.
  • Significant experience of providing highly complex advice on workforce demonstrating developed persuasive, motivational and negotiating skills.
  • Significant experience in HR at senior management level including experience in operational HR and strategic HR practices.


Desirable

  • Experience of working across a range of organisations to achieve significant change.
  • Experience of Strategic and planning development.


Aptitude & Abilities

Essential

  • Ability to analyse and understand complex business, financial and workforce data.
  • Ability to interpret and apply HR knowledge to the Health Board workforce strategy
  • Demonstrate record of effective change in highly complex inter-organisational setting.


Desirable

  • Welsh Speaker (Level 1)


Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board

Address

Swansea Bay University Health Board Headquarters

1 Talbot Gateway

Port Talbot

SA12 7BR

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

130-AC266-0624

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