HR Business Partner

Posted 10 January by Your World Healthcare

The HR Business Partner is a strategic role in support of a designated service area, and as a senior HR professional, is expected to be largely self managing. It will be necessary for the HR Business Partner to understand the business strategy of the service area for which they are responsible and to contribute to the workforce strategy for that area, whilst ensuring its compatibility with Trust-wide workforce plans.

HR Business Partner

Temporary: Expected to be 1 month potentially longer

Location: SouthEast London

Hours per week: Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Salary: £29.00 PAYE - £35.00 Umbrella

Duties include

  • Develop robust human resources relationships with divisions/corporate areas to influence, challenge and support service delivery and people strategies and monitor success
  • Work alongside the Divisional Manager and their teams in identifying workforce issues and developing appropriate business focussed HR interventions, and developing the people capability to deliver their business plan
  • Support and challenge managers in the identification of training and development needs in respect of the people management agenda, and in the application of HR policies and practices, providing advice and guidance on complex HR issues in order to minimise risk and financial exposure.
  • Seek out and use workforce intelligence, both internal and external, to identify people management requirements within the service area, establishing credibility as an expert in strategic HR within an operational service.
  • Coordinate a team comprising representatives from the different functional areas of HR, and where appropriate beyond HR, to analyse and interpret relevant workforce information and productivity measures
  • Develop, recommend and support the implementation of appropriate HR interventions to address the HR issues facing the service area
  • Work with the wider HR teams to ensure the services provided meet the needs of the service area they support, utilising the expertise of the specialist teams in HR to ensure workforce issues are addressed efficiently and effectively
  • To plan, design and conduct essential projects to analyse and respond to current and projected workforce need.
  • To develop strong networks internally and externally to ensure that best practice is applied within the organisation and that opportunities for development and innovation are maximised


  • Significant experience in human resources, working with managers to deliver high quality HR services
  • Significant experience as a senior manager in a large complex organisation
  • Strong experience of leading and managing staff
  • Significant experience of facilitating and managing change
  • Involvement in setting of workforce strategy
  • Experience of working in the NHS
  • An expert level of knowledge in strategic workforce issues, including legislation, NHS policy, and best practice
  • Up to date knowledge of key current issues in human resources and in local, regional and national networks and issues outside the organisation and how these impact on the Trust
  • Able to foster powerful and productive collaborative working relationships internally and externally

Required skills

  • HR
  • NHS
  • Policies
  • Strategy
  • Training

Application questions

Do you have HR BUsiness Partner experience within the NHS?
Are you available immediately?

Reference: 39703261

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