HR Business Partner

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Hybrid – Kent

Job Title

HR Business Partner

About the Job

Our client, in the care industry, is currently going through an impressive growth period and plans to continue this over the coming years. To support them in this exciting time they are looking for someone to join their busy HR team to offer solid generalist HR support.

Job Role

  • In order to deliver the business strategy, they are looking for an experienced HR professional to hit the ground running and help move that strategy forward.
  • The role requires a good balance between operating in a standalone nature to support the region, while remaining aligned to the HR strategy, so good judgement, communication and engagement skills are critical. Flexibility and a willingness to adapt are essential. You will be reporting to the Director of People.

Key responsibilities:

  • Effectively manage Employee Relations casework including absence management, capability, performance management, disciplinary and grievances
  • Provide advice and support on specific Employee Relations issues ensuring our managers are coached/guided in line with the company policies and procedures and the current legislation and best practice
  • Support in Employee Relations cases of sensitive and complex cases and advise in the progression of such cases as may be necessary
    Assist with completing associated administration in relation to all ER cases, including investigation reports, dismissal letters, appeals and grievances
  • Oversee and manage the right to work audit across all homes and provide concise advice as necessary to General Managers and Business Administrators
  • Collaborate with the rest of the HR team
  • Develop and update existing policies and procedures and assist with the introduction of new or revised HR policies
  • Meet with key stakeholders to discuss people challenges and provide advice as required Support the Head of L&D with talent review meetings and succession planning. • Bring people expertise and develop solutions to help the business area to deliver the HR strategy
  • Influencing and building relationships with people around the business
  • Acting as a local point of people expertise for specialist teams that are implementing new people approaches
  • Coach and provide guidance to key stakeholders to improve business efficiency as required Manage and complete the payroll administration for Head Office employees
  • Manage projects to support the People strategy and contribute to ad-hoc working groups as required
  • Lead and manage the company Wellbeing including Wellbeing Champions across all sites and provide updates to the Head of People
  • Line manage and provide guidance as necessary to the People Assistant and support with their on-going development
  • HR Training: To assist in HR training design and delivery, including disciplinary and investigation workshops, absence management workshops, etc
  • Compliance: Support the Head of People with HR related audits and compliance processes

Key Qualifications and Skills

  • To be successfully considered for this role we are looking for the following qualities and experience outlined below
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in a HR Business Partner role or a similar HR Generalist level role
  • Solid knowledge of HR policies and processes
  • CIPD qualified level 5 or 7 or proven level of experience gained
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
  • Strong time management, organisation and prioritisation skills and the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to establish credibility and respect and be able to build strong working relationships with main stakeholders
  • Able to deal with sensitive information in a confidential and professional manner
  • Able to stay calm in difficult situations
  • Proactive and focused on continuous improvement
  • Able to use own initiative and self-motivated
  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills
  • Willing to develop and grow in the role



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