Deputy HR Business Partner

Posted 16 September by NHS Business Services Authority
          Deputy HR Business Partner

We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 Deputy HR Business Partner to join our Operational HR Team on a permanent basis. At the RUH, you can look forward to a warm welcome and an interesting and varied role. In this role, you will be working alongside high calibre staff, focusing on providing the best environment and services to both our patients and our colleagues.

In this post you will be primarily supporting the Women and Children's Division along with a number of diverse Corporate Services.

You will be an experienced HR professional working closely alongside the HR Business Partner and HR Advisor supporting a range of different departments. You will also have the opportunity to develop your operational and strategic portfolio working in a fast paced but supportive environment.

In your role of Deputy HR Business Partner, you will be responsible for providing comprehensive support on complex casework across a range of employee relations matters including sickness, conduct, performance, bullying & harassment and organisational change. In addition, you will take responsibility for supporting the Divisional Management Teams to implement innovative solutions in response to the NHS People Plan and National Staff Survey results. You will also be responsible for the provision of front line HR advice, acting as the first point of contact for senior managers within the divisions and delivering HR training programmes to develop the capability of our managers.

We are looking for someone who is confident in their approach and will have the ability to inspire confidence and coach managers they support. With a good knowledge of Employment Law and Employee Relations issues you will role model best practice. You will have excellent interpersonal and influencing skills alongside a pro-active and flexible approach to your work. Good organisation and prioritisation skills are essential for this demanding yet rewarding role.

You will need to be CIPD qualified and have completed or be working towards a post-graduate level 7 CIPD qualification.

This post is ideally full-time, 37.5 hours per week over five days, 9am – 5pm with some home working. We are however open to considering flexible working . For an informal discussion in relation to this position, please contact Katy Coulam, HR Business Partner for Women and Children's Division and Corporate Services either on or via email to

Reference: 40885535

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