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HR Business Partner

HCA UK at The Christie Private Care – Manchester, Greater Manchester
Full time
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Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) 

Manchester (The Christie Private Care) and Wilmslow (The Wilmslow Hospital) 
Full time 37.5 hours per week, Mon-Fri 
Hybrid, 4 days onsite split across our 2 locations, and 1 day remote working from home 
£50000-£55000 per annum depending on skills and experience, plus a vast range of employee benefits. 


We’re looking for an experienced Human Resources Generalist to join our HR team within our North West Division of the UK and cover two of our leading hospitals, both currently rated outstanding by the CQC. It’s an exciting opportunity to be part of the team at one of the UK’s leading private healthcare providers.  


As a HRBP you can expect to play a pivotal role in driving our people agenda across the North West. From addressing HR enquiries from colleagues and managers, to proactive business partnering with leaders, you'll create a thriving culture conducive to patient care. Reporting to the Chief HR Officer you'll work closely with the wider HR team to implement HR strategy and best practices, while serving as a trusted advisor to the management team. Day-to-day this could include leading policy implementation, training initiatives, and influencing people management decisions to support our long-term objectives. 


As an established healthcare provider above all else, we’re committed to the care and improvement of human life. It’s this guiding vision that influences everything we do at HCA UK. From the CEO to the colleagues on the floor we all have a part to play in delivering exceptional care to our patients. Other’s may think this is just a role in HR, but to us, you’ll be part of a wider team with a unique sense of purpose, one that helps improve lives on a daily basis. 


Summary of what you’ll do: 

  • Partner with managers across the facility providing expert advice on complex employee relations issues in line with HCA’s policies.  

  • Support and review sickness, absence management, conduct and behaviour, capability, clinical competence concerns, coach on performance management. Owning day-to-day management of ER cases, to a level that doesn’t require CHRO input. 

  • Manage your own diary, appointments, case load notes including taking minutes, and transactional day to day administration, including letter writing, employment references, exit interviews data and reporting. 

  • Support Line Manager to be self-serving, writing guidance notes and training methods, delivering Line Manager training workshops, or 1-1 coaching. 

  • Lead on local induction for new employees, focused on engagement, and creating an environment of belonging. 

  • Promote HCA’s values, commitment to equal opportunities and diversity within the organisation.  Including creating and presenting presentations. 

  • Promote wellbeing initiatives, wellness services, staff benefits, engagement days, celebrating staffing group days, long service awards, employee of the quarter, and other staff praise and recognition programmes. 

  • Champions the group employee engagement survey, working proactively with each department to ensure a programme of activity is in place to address opportunities identified from the survey results. 

  • Work with the resourcing team on starter and leaver enquiries. 

  • Work with the wider HCA teams, such as Legal, Payroll, The Learning Academy and HR Compliance teams, to resolve any employee queries. 


What you’ll bring: 

  • HR Generalist experience and expertise, operating at a Human Resource Business Partner Level, ideally within a large organisation, with multiple sites. 

  • CIPD Qualified to a minimum of Level 5, 

  • A proven track record, advising all staffing levels, up to including board level, driving people management aligned to business objectives, values, colleague engagement and performance results. 

  • Demonstrable experience of supporting HR projects, business partnering senior teams in a fast paced environment. Including analysing HR Metrics. 

  • Experience of managing own caseloads, advising and coaching senior managers on a range of ER issues including, sickness management, absence management, conduct, behaviour, capability, grievances, and disciplinary actions. 

  • Exceptional IT, co-ordination and administration skills. 


Why HCA UK? 

Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing.  

By caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. 


As a Human Resources Business Partner you’ll be eligible for: 

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you 

  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals 

  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service 

  • Season Ticket Loan, Gym Flex, and Cycle to Work scheme 

  • Group Life Assurance from day one 

  • Critical illness cover 

  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay 

  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers 

  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland 

  • A range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits including; private mammograms, prostate assessments, menopause support, health assessments, finance advice, confidential counselling, meditation apps, mental health first aiders, employee assistant programme etc 


Diversity and Inclusion 

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential. 


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