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Senior HR Business Partner - Human Resources

PO16 7BB, Fareham
£31,479 progressing to £34,977 per annum
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Construction & Property
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Business Partner

Senior HR Business Partner - Human Resources 

£31,479 progressing to £34,977 per annum 


Permanent, Full Time  

Full time, 37 hours a week. Working between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.  


Our client has an exciting new opportunity to join their Human resources team as a Senior HR Business Partner. 


Main Responsibilities 


  • Advice – to advise managers on all human resources matters  

  • Employee relations – to manage complex staff relations casework, such as grievances, disciplinaries and long term absence, liaising with their legal representatives as required, particularly when there is potential high risk and impact to the organisation 

  • Policies – to ensure knowledge of all human resources policies, work with their legal provider to monitor all human resources policies to ensure they are in line with current legislation and work with their human resources manager to ensure that they are updated appropriately  

  • Recruitment – to work with managers and the human resources team in recruitment and selection, to provide advice in complex situations 

  • Coaching – to guide managers regarding the organisation’s policies, practices and processes, and lead on the delivery of manager's briefings 

  • Development and training – to contribute to supporting managers in developing their people management skills when dealing with staff issues. Identify training needs, in the day to day that could include management development, guidance through complex processes, and understanding of employment legislation as needed 

  • TUPE – to lead and manage the human resources process in relation to tenders and TUPE projects, liaising with internal and external parties 

  • Wellbeing– to contribute and lead where necessary in ensuring the welfare and wellbeing of all staff, and advise staff and managers as appropriate  

  • Benefits – to contribute to the continual review of the overall offering and proactively suggest initiatives outlining a clear business case, including commercials 

  • System – to lead on the day to day maintenance of the human resources system data in an accurate, timely and professional way, and oversee reporting needs. To work with managers to use the data to inform and improve efficiencies and adherence to policies and procedures 

  • Management information – to lead on provision and analysis of human resources reporting cyclically and ad hoc and on demand requests  

  • Team – to support and coach other human resources team members. Work as part of the team on other human resources led initiatives and projects  

  • Processes – to identify process improvements to help the team deliver human resources and wider objectives to ensure efficient and effective human resources delivery 

  • Management – to provide direct line management for several members of the team 

  • Change – to support in driving change in the development and implementation and human resources protocols and processes 

  • To support with the delivery of the people strategy 

  • Deputising and covering the human resources manager as necessary, including attendance at internal and third-party meetings, work with the executive director of people and programmes and other members of the directorate as appropriate 

  • Engagement with internal and external contacts and organisations, not only within the human resources field, to network, and have the opportunity to knowledge share and best practice     


Experience, Qualifications / Training, Knowledge and Skills 


  • CIPD qualified, or equivalent qualification through experience  

  • Solid experience across all aspects of human resources, particularly with demonstratable expertise of dealing with complex and high risk matters 

  • Experience of managing and reporting key performance indicators and human resources metrics 

  • Experience of line managing others, ideally in a human resources team 

  • Excellent communication skills   

  • IT literate/competent  

  • Customer focussed, with a strong sense of service delivery   

  • Organised, strong attention to detail and an ability to prioritise  

  • Up-to-date knowledge of employment law and HR best practice  

  • Demonstrable ability to work across all levels within the organisation 

  • Ability to appropriately balance the considerations of staff and organisation,  within the parameters of legislation and regulation 


Additional Requirements 


Enhanced disclosure and barring service check is a requirement for this role. This would be completed on appointment of the role  


This role requires travel to multiple operational sites across a large geography, a full drivers’ licence and access to a vehicle is desirable 


They reserve the right to close their adverts early if a successful candidate is found, so please submit your application as soon as possible.  


About the Company 


They offer support to people who are homeless, vulnerable or at risk of becoming homeless and need help rebuilding their lives for a brighter future. Their services include safe, flexible and reliable client led housing and support with a focus on reducing homelessness, improving health and wellbeing and building on individual’s skills and resilience to break the cycle of homelessness, poverty and exclusion. 


They work in partnership with multiple agencies and authorities to deliver support and accommodation needs across Berkshire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Portsmouth and Southampton. 


They’re committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workforce that embodies their values and promotes a tolerant and respectful environment where everyone can feel empowered to succeed. 


They welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and will support with any reasonable adjustments needed during the recruitment process. 



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