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HR Business Partner

Watford, Hertfordshire
£40,000 to £45,000
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Job Title: HR Business Partner Location: Watford Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year Job type: Permanent - Full Time. 37 hours per week - Hybrid working. We are a housing association with homes across South-West Hertfordshire. We aim to make a real difference by delivering better homes and supporting our communities, because we know that good homes give people the chance to lead more fulfilling lives. We own and manage more than 6,800 homes and associated assets in South-West Hertfordshire. Our business is evolving rapidly as we find new ways to deliver great homes, improved services and much-needed new homes. We also have a one-star accreditation from Best Companies, putting us in the top 25 housing associations to work for. We have exciting plans for the future - and you could help us to achieve our goals. The Vacancy: Our people are our greatest asset, and an exciting opportunity has arisen in our award-winning People team to ensure we continue to bring out the best in our talent, drive development and guarantee success! As part of our People team, you will work closely with the business to implement and deliver operational and strategic objectives. You will use your experience, skills and knowledge to make an impact in key areas such as recruitment, employee relations and management development. You will be KPI driven, with the ability to analyse data to best advice and guide the business, to create a proactive culture. The right candidate will work closely with the Assistant Director of People & Wellbeing to support strategic projects and will thrive in working with a variety of key stakeholders. In this role you will need to: Lead, develop and manage a HR Advisor and HR Coordinator to ensure outstanding service delivery. Have the ability to quickly forge and maintain working relationships, build trust and establish a highly influential approach. Coach and support managers to advocate our values and behaviours. Support the business in the interpretation and application of employment legislation, HR Policy and case law. Manage challenging conversations and cases to best support our employees and the business. Deliver coaching and training sessions to both support and develop our teams. The Candidate: You will be passionate about people and the value a motivated, engaged, diverse and inclusive workforce brings. You will be support-focused, with the ability to interact empathetically and fairly with a wide variety of people. Essential: At least 5 years' experience of managing complex employee relations cases. Experience in building relationships with stakeholders and communicating at all levels. Strong attention to detail and excellent organisational skills. You will need a satisfactory basic level DBS check. CIPD qualified. What can we offer you? We offer a range of benefits including 28 days' annual leave pro rata, plus bank holidays, an employer pension contribution of up to 11%, development opportunities and access to a comprehensive employee rewards scheme including access to car parking, an on-site masseuse, wellbeing sessions and Pilates! If this sounds like your next role, click 'apply now', tell us why you've got what it takes and send us a copy of your current CV. Please note we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we receive a large response. Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of: Group Human Resource Officer, HR Generalist, Group HR Officer, Senior HR Officer, Human Resources Generalist, Senior HR Advisor, HR Specialist, Employee Relations Specialist, Senior Employee Relations Advisor, Employee Relations Manager, Group HR Operations Officer, HR Business Partner, Senior HR Business Partner, HR Manager, Senior HR Manager, may also be considered for this role
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  • Job Reference: 705456692-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Watford Community Housing
    Watford Community Housing
  • Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent