Non Clinical - Human Resources Assurance Assistant

  • Department Human Resources Admin (PRH)
  • Salary £22,549.00 – £24,882 per annum
  • Closing Date 20/01/2022
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 4
  • Job ref 223-HRA-942-A
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday (home or remote working)

Job overview

To work closely with the People Advisory Service Manager and the People Advisory Services and Governance Manager to ensure that all workforce reports are appropriately designed and delivered in support of business objectives. 

To work closely with colleagues within the People & OD Directorate and across the Trust to ensure that workforce information systems and processes are appropriately aligned with other functions e.g. finance, activity and contracting information.

To provide advice and guidance to managers and staff on routine, less complex employee relation matters.

Please note, this advert may close early due to high demand, so we encourage you to sumbit your application promptly. 


Main duties of the job

  • The post holder will analyse and present Employee Relations data to identify areas of opportunity supporting the People Advisory Team in providing a proactive approach to leadership development.
  • To present reports in a variety of formats and make recommendations for improvement.
  • To ensure all reports are accurate and prepared in a timely manner both on an ad-hoc basis and in accordance with monthly and annual reporting schedules.
  • To support the People Advisory Team and Administration team to provide cover and ensure we collectively deliver a professional and efficient service to all Managers and staff.
  • To actively participate in the Advisor of the Day service, referring more complex queries to the People Service Advisors.


Working for our organisation

People are at the heart of our business and we strive to make our hospitals a great place to work supporting our vision to provide excellent care for the communities we serve.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a HR Assurance Assistant to join our People Services Team. If you have excellent computer and customer service skills and love analysing and producing data reports, then this is the job for you.

As part of our busy team you will also support our employee relations service in providing first line advice and support to staff and managers across the Trust. 

We encourage personal and professional development and you will have the opportunity to develop wider Employee Relation skills and knowledge through attending CPD sessions and working closely with the People Advisory team.

The Government has formally announced that it intends to introduce regulations that will require any individuals employed by the NHS where their role involves patient contact, to be fully vaccinated (1st and 2nd dose) against COVID-19 by 1st April 2022.  To achieve this the successful applicant must have had their 1st COVID-19 vaccination by 3rd February 2022. Therefore, full COVID-19 vaccination will be a condition of employment unless an individual is medically exempt. We will ask for proof of vaccination during the recruitment process.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

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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