Regional HR Business Partner

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Working alongside the Divisional Director and the Head of HR to develop and be responsible for the delivery of the strategic and operational people agenda for the Division.

Client Details

One of the leading learning disability charities in the country, providing support for 3,000 people with a learning disability and employing around 3000 staff. Operationally, have been and continue to be innovative in recognising and championing good support, whilst taking an alternative view at how support is provided.


Be responsible for the strategic and operational development and delivery of the workforce plan across the division, by influencing key people decisions across the division, and ensuring that HR communication is clear and shared.

Develop relationships, build, sustain and enhance trust and confidence with all the key stakeholders by demonstrating outstanding HR practices, culture change issues and principles as well as commercial acumen.

Be a change catalyst and, as a HR team, discuss, develop and deliver new ideas in order to enhance the HR department across Hft and deliver great people related outcomes.

To work closely with colleagues across the People & Communications directorate on key people initiatives.

Lead robust and risk assessed TUPE transfers, which may be large complex and across a number of sites,

Deliver and lead on the People aspects of Operational Transformation programmes.

Be responsible for the end to end internal change reviews.

Analyse new business proposals and write clear reports which support or challenge, based on HR analytics, creative ideas and local demographics.

Undertake HR modelling for new business proposals by working with budgets, using analytics (such as turnover/review of recruitment initiatives, sickness levels, exit questionnaire feedback, etc.)

Work closely with Advise & Guidance Team as well as the Recruitment, Retention and Resourcing Team, in order to achieve key people initiatives.

Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of employment law changes, CIPD developments and a deep expertise within Employee Relations casework.

Plan, deliver and review key HR initiatives and showcase outcomes (e.g. reduction in sickness levels, performance management).

Be the lead for the management of one or more key complex national strategies as directed by the Head of HR (E.g. the development of TUPE transfer strategy etc.)

To be responsible for the timely, professional and efficient handling of all ET submissions for the division and share good practices with the HR team.

Embrace and engage in and encourage continuous professional development in line with the CIPD framework.

Maintain the highest levels of confidentiality in all aspects of the role.

To have a duty to adhere to health and safety policies, standards and guidelines at all times.

To undertake such other duties as are reasonable and appropriate to the job and recognise that some of the duties will be outside the normal working hours.



Substantial experience of complex Employee relations case management up to and including Employment Tribunal casework

Experience of advising on pension issues relating to Local Authority or NHS transfers

Experience of working within a social care setting or other people based service provision

Ability to lead projects, chair meetings or run workshop style events

Experience of negotiating people aspects of service contracts

Considerable experience influencing managers on people issues

Using HR analytics to drive decision making and to support reports

Using initiative and developing creative HR solutions based on business needs

Substantial experience of recruitment and retention

Experience of coaching line mangers in HR practices with demonstrable outcomes

Delivering planned culture change initiatives with demonstrable outcomes

Substantial knowledge of up to date UK employment law

Be able to understand and use management accounts and apply logical thinking in to developing sound business arguments

Experience of working with Unions and be able to demonstrate influencing key discussions

Job Offer

up to £38,500

20 days perannum (plus bank holidays) rising to 25 days after 1 year

Company car: Qashqai or equivalent

Pension: 3 month qualifying period: April 18 - 19: Employees 3% / Employers 2% April 19: Employers 5% / Employees 3%

Private health care: BUPA

Please be aware the individual will be travelling to :London, Herts & Essex, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Leicestershire, Shropshire & Worcestershire

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