HR Business Partner

  • Location

    Berkshire, England

  • Sector:

    Corporate Services

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  • Salary:

    £34000 - £40000 per annum + Free Private Healthcare, Travel Expenses

  • Contact:

    Sam John

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Job Title:

HR Business Partner - Regional

Reports to:

Head of People


37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday


£34,000 - £40,000 p/annum

Leave Entitlement:

25 days plus 8 bank holidays (increasing with length of service)

Role Description

Reporting to the Head of People this regional HR Business Partner role will play a critical role in driving continuous improvement in all people processes and procedures across our hospitals.

As a Regional HR Business Partner, you will be responsible for overseeing your regional human resources operations and ensuring they are aligned with business goals including consultation on employee relations, policy interpretation and application, performance and compensation management.

You will partner and work closely with the leadership team to align HR strategy to business strategy.

Key Tasks

  • Consult with line management and provide daily HR guidance
  • Analyse trends and metrics to develop solutions; programs and policies.
  • Provide day-to-day coaching to the regional leadership team on a variety of actions to include employee relations issues, policy interpretation and application; talent management and development; and organisational design consultation.
  • Take ownership and respond positively and with pace to complex employee relations issues including disciplinary, grievance and performance management, both informally and formally within the region/s, supporting and coaching leaders to a timely conclusion.
  • Work closely with management and employees to improve working relationships, build morale and increase productivity and retention
  • Work alongside regional leadership teams and Training Manager to monitor and report on workforce and succession planning
  • Actively participates in annual budget planning/staff forecasting process
  • Support recruitment campaigns; job fairs; college relations programs; general networking; etc. to ensure robust candidate pipeline.
  • Facilitate process of candidate selection; interviewing; job offer; background check; and candidate on-boarding details.
  • Lead and/or support annual HR cycle deliverables to include performance management; merit and bonus awards; benefits enrolment; etc.
  • Evaluate issues, patterns, and trends to provide proactive insights for HR solution and program designs i.e. training to address certain needs.
  • Partner with Payroll, Finance, IT and other functions as needed to provide solutions
  • Ad hoc tasks as required.


  • Proven work experience as an HR business partner
  • Multi-site location HR support experience
  • Healthcare industry experience a plus
  • Excellent people management skills
  • Analytical and goal oriented
  • Demonstrable experience with HR metrics
  • Thorough knowledge of employment legislation
  • Full understanding of all HR functions and best practices
  • Proven ability to effectively coach employees and management through complex and difficult issues
  • Demonstrated project management skills


  • Good computer and database skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Innovative, creative, commercial and dynamic with high levels of enthusiasm to succeed in a fast-paced environment
  • 'Can Do' attitude
  • Extremely organised and methodical
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Ability to work to agreed deadlines and able to prioritise effectively
  • Ability to thrive in an ambiguous and rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to set high personal goals and work independently
  • Ability to organize, multi-task and prioritize tasks
  • Ability to make recommendation to effectively resolve problems or issues
  • Professional and confidential approach
  • Able to work on own initiative, multi-task, plan and manage own workload
  • Able to learn quickly and develop new skills
  • Computer literacy and ability to pick up new IT systems