HR Business Partner - Maidstone

£30k - £60k DOE - HR
Ref: 787 Date Posted: Tuesday 09 Nov 2021
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Suitable for: HR Business Partner, HRBP, HR BP, HR Manager, HR Partner, HR Lead

Location: Maidstone (hybrid working 2/3 days from home)

Duration: Permanent or Fixed Term Contract

Salary: Negotiable (DOE)

Please note that unfortunately, our client is unable to offer sponsorship

Our client, a leader in health and social care software and services has an opening for an experienced HR Business Partner to join their growing team. The HR Business Partner will support the Divisional HR Director and the Chief HR Officer to work in partnership with all areas of the business to provide specialist coaching, support and influence enabling them to effectively deliver their people plans.


The HR Business Partner must:

  • Have excellent knowledge and understanding of employment law
  • Be commercially and financially astute
  • Have the ability to establish effective relationships
  • Collaborate, persuade and influence
  • Be a team player and have a proactive and can-do attitude
  • Have an excellent ability to work under pressure
  • Have excellent communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Have good facilitation and presentation skills
  • Have excellent knowledge of MS Office particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Have excellent standard of written and verbal English


The following skills are desirable:

  • CIPD qualified, Member status
  • Ideally have operated in a multisite HR role
  • Is Confident and has an inquisitive manner
  • Shows openness to new ideas and different ways of working

The Role:

The HR Business Partner should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience of working as a HR professional with at least 2 years working with a leadership level on a consultative and partnering basis.  You will have experience of advising managers on a range of people matters (e.g. discipline, grievance, performance management, sickness absence, recruitment, etc) and have experience of implementing new initiatives and rolling out new ways of working.

The role of HR Business Partner will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Work closely with Directors and Managers and advise on ER case works, strategic/change processes such as restructures etc.
  • Work with the business area to translate HR strategy into clear objectives
  • Work alongside HR colleagues, key stakeholders and leaders in order to provide tailored best practice solutions to business issues.
  • Provide high quality consistent advice and to act as a trusted business partner.
  • Deal with complex and sensitive day to day people management issues.
  • Implementing HR initiatives and advising, guiding and supporting all employees and managers.
  • Providing high level people management and development support across the group.
  • Analyse and provide key stakeholders with accurate management information and reporting.
  • Supporting the HR Shared Service Team with employee queries, being first point of contact for HR queries, escalating to the Divisional HR Director when necessary.
  • To manage employee training, ensuring that the policy and process is followed.
  • To work closely with the HR Administrators & HR Assistants and provide cover in the event of absence.
  • To support HR Projects.

Full Job description is available on request

To apply:  Please follow the online application process and upload your CV, in Word format

Please note: You must be eligible to work in the UK for your application to be considered (sorry, our client is unable to offer sponsorship).  Due to large numbers of applications, unfortunately we cannot provide detailed feedback to everyone, however, if you wish to find out how your application is progressing please call or e-mail the office and someone will help you / get back to you.

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