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Assistant HR Business Partner

Midland Heart
£43,806 per annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Business Partner

The Role

At Midland Heart, we're dedicated to providing quality homes and services to the communities that we serve. We're a forward-thinking housing association with a clear social purpose, and we're looking for an experienced and proactive HR professionals to join our award-winning HR team as Assistant HR Business Partners. If you're driven, passionate about people, have a talent for problem-solving and want to make a real difference to the working lives of our dedicated colleagues, we want to hear from you.

As an Assistant HR Business Partner, you'll be at the heart of our people strategy. You'll work closely with our HR Business Partners, managers and colleagues across an assigned business area to provide proactive and people-focussed HR support and advice that drives performance and colleague engagement. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your HR career in a team that is supportive, whilst giving you the tools and freedom needed to tailor your service to the business areas you’re partnered with.

Key Responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to:

  • True Business Partnering: Building positive and effective relationships to be a credible stakeholder that business areas can rely on to provide challenge, support in key decisions, and planning of people initiatives.
  • HR Advisory & Employee Relations: Providing pragmatic and legally compliant HR advice and support to managers and frontline colleagues on a range of employee relations issues including disciplinary and grievance procedures, performance management and absence management.
  • HR Projects & Initiatives: Contributing to the delivery of HR projects and initiatives that support our strategic objectives and enhance the employee experience, including change management (e.g. restructures, TUPE), engagement and wellbeing.
  • Data Management: Maintaining accurate HR records and producing regular people related insights that identify solutions and inform decision-making.
  • Policy Development: Assisting in the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures to ensure legal compliance, best practice and strong organisational performance.

We’re a smart working organisation but this is a highly visible role to our internal customers, so you’ll need to be present in the office 4 days per week, but we are also flexible to ensure you can meet and enjoy life’s challenges and opportunities throughout the year.

Our ideal candidate? You’ll have achieved or be working towards a level 7 CIPD qualification. You’ll have significant, demonstrable experience working in a generalist HR role, through which you would have applied your in-depth knowledge of employment legislation, case law and HR practices to manage complex employee relations matters through to completion. Importantly, you’ll demonstrate a track record of building strong working relationships with stakeholders, which have enabled you to challenge thinking, influence decision making and find creative solutions that deliver positive business outcomes.

Who are Midland Heart? We're one team working together for our tenants. We welcome people from every walk of life and at every stage of their careers. We expect a lot from our people, but in return, you can be assured of a great place to work, where you will be well rewarded and where great people can succeed. Whether you want to build your career with us or use your experience to move on, we're here to develop your potential.

Applications close on Monday 22nd July 2024
Assessments currently scheduled to take place on Wednesday 31st July 2024.

We’re proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to discuss any adjustments you might need in order to be successful in this role.


If you would like to find out more, please click the apply button. You will be directed to our website to complete your application for this position.

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