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Band 7 Assistant HR Business Partner

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. Please apply ASAP if interested

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a motivated, experienced, pragmatic and results driven HR Professional to join us in the Corporate HR Team supporting the Head of HR Resourcing/Senior HR Business Partner. This role is suitable for an HR professional who enjoys working within a fast-paced environment and would like the opportunity to develop a broad generalist portfolio of HR experience. You will provide support and advice to staff and managers in respect of all aspects of employee relations casework, job evaluation, sickness absence management, delivering training, organisational change, supporting consultation meetings and 1:1 meetings as and when required and attending various divisional meetings providing support to managers. As well as working collaboratively with a wide range of managers in all aspects of their service developments, you will also be involved in organisation wide HR initiatives. This role offers a fantastic opportunity for CIPD qualified candidates with generalist experience to further develop their skills and confidence in a large, complex organisation. Experience of working in a similar role in the NHS would be an advantage.

Please note that applicants who have applied for this role within the last 6 months and not been shortlisted, have already been assessed against the role criteria and a further submission is not required.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will thrive working in a fast-paced environment and take pride in supporting the development and service delivery of the Corporate Senior HR Advisor as a line manager. You will be responsible for the consistent delivery of an efficient, responsive and professional employee relations service, leading by example, providing advice, guidance and supporting the continuous development of the team giving critical feedback. This proactive role focuses on key areas of activity including management of sickness absence, carrying a caseload of investigations into employment matters encompassing all aspects of employee relations together with providing sound advice to all managers.

The HR team is welcoming and supportive, and everything we do is underpinned by our core Trust values. We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements including agile working. You will also provide support to the Senior HR Business Partner with other workforce projects, policy development. This is a hybrid role which allows the successful post holder to work from home however there will also be cross-site working across other Trust sites in Birmingham and travel to meetings throughout the day will be required.

About us


Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process.-Please ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all refereesincluding business email address, telephone contact details and postal address.-Please be aware that BCHC utilises a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will beimported into TRAC and any correspondence will be sent via TRAC. We advise that you check your junk/spam emails.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful applicant will be CIPD qualified and have relevant generalist HR experience . Applications are welcome from individuals who arededicated to make a difference, have a can-do attitude with excellent communication and organisational abilities along with the willing to build long term relationships with managers and key stakeholders.

Please note that applicants who have applied for this role within the last 6 months and not been shortlisted, have already been assessed against the role criteria and a further submission is not required.

Person Specification



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
  • Post-graduate qualification from the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development, or actively working towards this qualification with an equivalent level of experience at a senior Human Resource level
  • Evidence of continued professional development


  • Working towards Masters degree in relevant topic or have equivalent professional experience & development as detailed below



  • Experience of delivering front line advice and guidance to senior operational managers, advising on complex employee relations issues, supporting on change management projects and carrying out investigations
  • Developing and delivering management training and presentations
  • Contributing to new Human Resource strategies and projects
  • Experience of managing people
  • Workforce data report preparation and analysis for presentation
  • In-depth knowledge of the full range of Human Resource policies and management procedures, statutory legislation and upcoming legislative changes
  • Knowledge of relevant NHS Policy and guidelines
  • Excellent writing skills, including the ability to summarise information and key issues, and draw logical arguments and conclusions
  • Experience of working in the NHS in a senior HR role


  • Knowledge of workforce development tools and techniques
  • Demonstrate a business-focused approach to Human Resource matters

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS FT


Priestley Wharf

3 Holt Street


B7 4BN

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