HR Business Partner

Newton Abbot, Devon
11 Sep 2019
09 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

About us

Westward Housing Group is a housing association with affordable homes across Devon and Cornwall delivering a wide range of housing and support services. We are a large organisation with a headcount of over 300 employees across our various sites.

Being a Devon/Cornwall based organisation, we are well placed for our colleagues to enjoy everything that the South West has to offer. From coastal walks, stunning beaches and iconic moorlands, wherever you choose to base yourself in the South West, you will find idyllic surroundings and excellent quality of life.

About the role

Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for a Human Resources Business Partner to provide a strategic HR contribution as part of the Senior Management Team across the full HR generalist remit. You will advise and guide managers in employee relations as well as coaching and developing their management skills. You will lead on reviews and implementation of policies and processes to support the business. As an experienced HR Business Partner you will market and embed HR as a critical enabler to services’ business plans and activities whilst ensuring the delivery of compliant operational HR function.

This is a permanent opportunity, working 36.25 hours a week, predominantly based within our head office in Newton Abbot. As part of the role there will be an expectation to occasionally travel to our sites across Devon and Cornwall.

About you

We are looking for candidates who are qualified to CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma qualification together with Assoc CIPD or Chartered MCIPD level membership of the Institute. Within your application you will also be able to demonstrate your experience as a proven and highly competent senior HR practitioner including the delivering and line managing an effective HR service.

Our values here at Westward are

  • “Be Agile”
  • “Always Engage”
  • “Show Integrity”

We believe we reflect these values in our open and honest culture that focuses on personal accountability and recognises how diversity can enrich communities. We also inspire people to be their best, with opportunities for staff secondments, training and job shadowing so that you can make the most out of your career with Westward.

If you share our values and are seeking a role that is both challenging and rewarding, we would love to hear from you.

Interview dates: 30th September - 1st October 2019

Westward is a not for profit registered social landlord, with charitable status. We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.