Non Clinical - HR Advisor

  • Salary £25,655.00 – £31,534 per annum
  • Closing Date 09/12/2021
  • Location Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-HAD-943
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week (Part Time hours also available)

Job overview

We are looking for enthusiastic HR Advisors to join our talented team in the delivery of a professional comprehensive and responsive HR advisory service.

These posts are permanent and we are happy to consider full-time and part-time working.  This will be discussed in more detail at interview.

You will provide responsive and proactive advice to managers and staff.  

This is an exciting role with a broad scope of responsibility so we are looking for an individual who will work well as part of the team to achieve results and also use your own initiative.

Ideally, you will be fully CIPD qualified or working towards your qualification.  You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and demonstrate the ability to influence and negotiate, as well as being a good team player.  You will require knowledge of employment law and be able to work in a busy, fast paced environment. 

To provide a professional, comprehensive and proactive employee relations service to all Managers and staff within the Trust. Providing managers with support, advice, coaching and attending meetings as appropriate. Providing advice and guidance to staff with a range of employee relations issues, signposting appropriately to facilitate early resolution and support. At the same time, working as part of the wider People Advisory Service and People and OD directorate to support delivery of team objectives and the Trust People Strategy.

Main duties of the job

To act as an Advisor to Managers and staff on a range of operational Employee relation issues, ensuring that Trust policies and standards are adhered to. 

To advise and support managers in handling disciplinary cases, including participation in the investigation of cases as allocated by the People Advisory Service Manager. To participate in hearing first stage minor offence disciplinary cases in accordance with Trust procedure. 

As requested or as appropriate, coach managers through the dealing of cases of poor  behaviour, attendance, performance or change issues. This may include attending meetings, supporting the manager and/or the preparation of letters, reports or other documentation.

Working for our organisation

The People Services Team are currently working from home but will be expected to work on site as and when required. Therefore, you will need to have the ability to travel independently to attend meetings for which public transport is not easily available.

In return, we will offer a range of opportunities for development; we strongly encourage participation in CPD events and you will be offered the opportunity to be coached by an internal or external coach.  The Trust also has a variety of employee benefits schemes available.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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