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HR Business Partner (Fixed-term contract)

Michael Page Human Resources
Newcastle upon Tyne, England
£32798 - £36371 per annum
Closing date
25 Jul 2022

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Not for Profit/Charity
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Business Partner
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Job Details

Working as part of a busy HR team, the HR Business Partner will deliver a professional, high quality HR service within the organisation, leading on a full range of HR matters, ensuring legislation, policy and best practice are followed.

Client Details

My client is a leading Third Sector organisation.


Key responsibilities:

  • Coach and advise managers on employee relations matters, including performance management, attendance, disciplinary, grievance and employee engagement
  • Advise and assist in the development of action plans to manage employee relations, employee development and employee wellbeing issues
  • Lead on the delivery and implementation of all HR policies, issues and legislation
  • Provide confidential and independent advice and support to managers, employees, apprentices and volunteers
  • Identify solutions to HR issues and present options and ways forward
  • Support and advise managers on change management programmes, including restructuring, TUPE, and redundancy
  • Act as the first point of contact for any queries coming into the HR Department
  • Ensure managers fully understand HR policies and procedures in relation to disciplinary, capability, grievance, probationary review, and performance
  • Ensure the integrity of all HR and Health, Safety & Wellbeing processes, systems and documentation in accordance with legislation, best practice and organisational requirements
  • Support the HR Manager in the development and review of HR policies, documentation, guidance, toolkits, and handbooks
  • Assist in the design and implementation of efficient HR administration processes
  • Undertake project work as required to ensure continuous improvement in current HR working practices
  • Provide advice and support to managers on recruitment and selection processes
  • Support managers on the development of job descriptions and person specifications
  • Produce job adverts and advertise vacancies, where necessary
  • Manage all stages of the recruitment and selection process for new and job role changes
  • Provide advice to managers on different types of contracts of employment
  • Coach managers on performance management processes
  • Ensure safeguarding is monitored and HR policies are adhered to
  • Ensure new employees are effectively inducted and integrated into the organisation
  • Liaise with managers to identify learning and development requirements and propose appropriate solutions
  • Support the design and delivery of HR-related training activities
  • Keep up to date with changes in employment legislation and best practice
  • Collate and report monthly HR management information
  • Provide accurate HR reporting information to support decision making


  • Chartered membership of the CIPD
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of employment legislation, equality and diversity issues and HR best practice
  • Knowledge of HR policies and practices
  • Experience of providing advice and support on a range of key HR activities including conduct, grievance, capability, absence, organisational change, and employee relations matters
  • Experience of advising managers on sickness and absence matters
  • Experience of supporting the development of HR strategies, policies, and procedures
  • Experience of delivering HR-related projects
  • Experience of advising managers on recruitment
  • Experience of working with Trade Unions
  • Experience of dealing with TUPE transfers
  • Ability to deal with difficult situations and communicate complex and sensitive information
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines

Job Offer

  • Salary of £32,798 - £36,371 per annum
  • Excellent company benefits, including a lucrative rewards package, 27 days holiday PLUS bank holidays, and an excellent pension scheme


Michael Page Human Resources is acknowledged as one of the leading recruitment companies for human resources with over 30 years of recruitment expertise and a team of specialist consultants based in offices nationwide.  If you’re looking for permanent or temporary job opportunities in human resources, let us use our extensive network and strong relationships to help you find you the next step in your career.

Michael Page Human Resources recruit HR roles nationwide, ranging from HR Administrator to Global HR Director and also within the specialist areas of HR including Learning & Development, Recruitment, Reward, and Talent.

We offer vacancies across executive, director, manager and junior levels with many of the UK’s leading companies. Our teams have specialist consultants that focus on permanent, interim and contract opportunities. Find out more about our consultants here.

To get started browse for human resources jobs or contact one of our offices directly to find out how our expertise could make a difference to your HR recruitment process.

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