Up to £45,467.64pa plus excellent benefits
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic HR Business Partner (HRBP) to join our HRBP team. You will join us working 35 hours per week and in return you will receive a competitive salary of up to £45,467.64 per annum plus excellent benefits.

Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity with a nationwide network of adoption and homing centres, volunteer-run branches and charity shops. During 2020, despite all of the challenges, we helped 126,000 cats and kittens. That's the equivalent of around 345 cats a day!

The HRBP Team partners, supports and coach people managers across the whole organisation, from our front line operational cat work and retail network to central departments including Veterinary and Income Generation. We play a key role in application of people policies, employee relations case work, contribution to key project work and operational and strategic departmental planning, and maintaining effective relationships with our customers.

Responsibilities of our HR Business Partner:

As a HR Business Partner you’ll be providing generalist HR advice and guidance to management and colleagues at all levels. You’ll be responsible for partnering, coaching, guiding and advising managers in performance management and employee relations, ensuring HR matters are effectively dealt with. You will be seen as a key people partner within your customer base, and as such you will provide responsive, high quality specialist advice supporting managers on all aspects of the Human Resources offer. You’ll share responsibilities and ownership for decision making involving people issues. You will be leading, coaching and managing an HR Advisor to ensure all performance objectives are met and continued professional development is kept current and up to date. You will also work with the Senior HR Business Partner to deliver and contribute to key HR project activity.

Whilst the HR Advisor this role will manage is based in the North of England, we can be flexible on the location for this position.

What we’re looking for in our HR Business Partner:

  • substantial experience in a senior role overseeing a wide range of employee relation issues including grievance and disciplinary situations
  • experience of managing a heavy and fluctuating workload
  • proven experience of working on your own initiative
  • strong experience in line managing a remote team
  • experience of delivering and contribution to People Planning

What we can offer you:

  • salary of up to £45,467.64 per annum plus excellent benefits
  • generous annual leave entitlement
  • contribution pension scheme
  • life assurance scheme
  • range of health benefits
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • and more

Join us as our HR Business Partner and know you are helping to make a real difference to cats and kittens across the UK!

Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications or CVs that are emailed to us directly.

Closing date: 23 January 2022

Virtual interview date: w/c 31 January 2022

More about Cats Protection

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Refreshed on: 13 January 2022
Closed date: 23 January 2022
Job ref: PE27
Tags: Admin, Human Resources