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HR Business Partner
  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: CR/23/229938
  • Published: Tue 21/02/2023, 16:05 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 29/03/2023, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade H (SCP 26 – 30 £32,909 to £36,298)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Magdalen House/Agile, Merseyside

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HR Business Partner

Human Resources Business Partner - Corporate Human Resources

Full time / Permanent

Sefton’s Corporate Human Resources is embarking on exciting times of change not only within the Service but also in supporting our Business Partners across the Local Authority. It has never been a better time to join our Service Area, to make a difference and to enhance your career and experience.

Due to retirements, internal promotions, and the creation of an additional role, we are currently seeking to enhance our teams with the skills and expertise of qualified professionals who are solution focused, have the right ambition and drive and are seeking professional development.

In return for commitment, hard work and dedication, we can offer you a completive salary with an array of benefits, learning and development opportunities including key internal support, mentoring and guidance, along with the provision of the opportunity to positively contribute to shaping and molding the design and delivery of HR Services to the LA in a time of change.

Children’s Social Care and Education HR Team

Operating a Business Partner Model, the Childrens Social Care and Education HR Team, provides professional HR support to Children’s Services across the LA, including Schools.

With Childrens Services on a journey of great change and improvement the teams professional support has never been more sought after.

This newly created post will enhance the services we offer to Children’s Social Care and Education and is ideal for qualified HR professional seeking to expand their skills, knowledge, and experience, whilst developing their career.

The HR Business Partner will Support the HR Manager (Children’s Social Care and Education) in the provision of an effective and professional HR Management Service by providing HR business support specifically to Children’s Social Care and Education, communicating with a wide range of people, including trade union personnel, Local Authority managers and Sefton personnel, including the school’s workforce.

The team is a well-connected, strong, highly competent, and solution focused, working in a fast-paced environment with a dedication to grow and evolve to ensure that the Service that is being provided to Sefton’s Children’s Services is always to the highest standard.

The HR professional that we are seeking will be qualified to CIPD Level 5 or equivalent and hold relevant experience in a HR role including experience of trade union negotiations and industrial relations conflict resolution. You will be required to demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and listen effectively to make informed, reasonable decisions regarding staffing/employment matters.

A good understanding of employment legislation and its application in the workplace is essential along with an excellent knowledge and understanding of Pay and Conditions of Services for Local Government employees.

Excellent I.T. skills, (Microsoft applications) including integrated HR applications are a must have, along with the ability to manage and priorities workload, ensuring deadlines are met.

Your application is very welcome if you:

  1. are a team player with the ability to gain support of others
  2. hold and can provide the skills and competencies that we are seeking in a HR Business Partner
  3. are seeking a challenge in HR

The successful applicant will work agilely from home and office (based in Bootle), attending as and when required to meet work demands. You will be provided with the required equipment to enable agile working.