Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
£45,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We are looking for an experienced and motivated People Director to lead a strategic approach at Isabel Hospice (IH) to deliver an outstanding People Service that encompasses all volunteers and paid staff. With a focus on operational excellence and efficiency you will provide expert HR advice and strategic direction and be responsible for the day- to -day management and development of the HR and Volunteering Team. You will be the subject matter expert and support the People Function with dealing with complex employee relations cases and HR matters.  You will lead the objective to improve and streamline all HR and Volunteering processes in line with best practice and optimise the use of digital technology to support the performance of the Hospice.

About you

You will be an experienced People Professional who is MCIPD accredited you will be educated to degree level or equivalent. Your background will demonstrate significant and wide-ranging experience in HR Leadership roles, preferably across health sectors. Your board experience across wider People functions will include an oversight and understanding of organisational development and effectiveness. You have excellent interpersonal skills, confidence in public speaking, and ability to maintain effective relationships with all levels of staff across the organisations. Experience of leading significant volunteer teams would be an advantage.

In return, we can offer you the support of a full multi-professional team, access to a range of staff support services and the opportunity to be involved in developing new initiatives. We reward our staff with autonomy in their role and a supportive culture that encourages healthy work life balance.

Ideally, we are looking for someone to start as soon as possible. If you would like an informal conversation about the role, please contact HR on 01462 679540 

Refreshed on: 19 May 2021
Closed date: 25 May 2021
Job ref: People Director IH
Tags: Human Resources, Management