£36,758 - £38,429 per annum (pro rata if part time)
Part-time, Temporary
Job description

About We Are With You

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

We work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. 

We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face, in their local service, community or online. 

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year. 

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support. 


About the role

We are looking for a People Partner to support the team through a period of change. The role will be based from home and can be located anywhere within the UK. 

As People Partner you will work as part of the team to deliver operational and strategic support to the organisation. 

The ability to assess risk, apply judgement and make informed decisions are key to this role. 

You will have outstanding communication skills, confidence and the ability to work efficiently and effectively.

We have a strong focus on our culture and trying new ways of working. You will work across multiple projects and have opportunities to learn. 


About the job

Ideally you will have:

  • Experience as a People/HR Partner

  • CIPD Level 7, or an equivalent recognised qualification (or time served functional knowledge) 

  • A solid understanding of employment law and experience in resolving complex employee relations casework 

  • Experience working with service provision change and TUPE

  • The ability to deliver restructuring and redundancy processes

  • The ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders and leaders across the organisation - influencing, negotiating and acting as a critical friend 

  • A pragmatic and innovative approach to solving problems 

  • The ability to facilitate change and culture initiatives

  • Experience using data to identify trends and metrics

  • The ability to turn legal language into plain English, and to create tools and resources that make systems and processes clear for busy staff.


Further information about this job

This is a part time role for 30 hours per week, on a fixed term contract for 12 months.

Once coronavirus restrictions are lifted some UK travel including overnight stays may be required. 

Interviews will be held in 3 stages, the first being held on 18 November, the second during the period 23 - 27 November, the third stage to be confirmed.  All stages will be held via Video Call on Google Meet.

Please attach your CV when applying for this role.


Benefits of working with us

  • 28 days holiday plus a bank holiday allowance (pro rata for part time staff)

  • Enhanced employer pension contribution

  • Life assurance benefit scheme

  • Flexible working patterns to help with work life balance

  • Training and development opportunities

  • 24/7 access to employee assistance programme

  • Cycle to work scheme


Information about us and our recruitment processes

We welcome applications from individuals regardless of their race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, gender, or disability. We actively welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates to ensure we have an inclusive and representational workforce for all our staff and clients.

With regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to deliver our services where at all possible bearing in mind social/physical distancing.  Our recruitment may be completed remotely where necessary to ensure we adhere to any government guidance.  

We are only able to employ people who have the legal right to work in the UK.  All applicants will need to provide evidence of this before we can confirm unconditional offers of employment.

We want to safeguard and protect the children, young people and adults we work with. Our rigorous selection process applies to all applicants to support this aim.  If you are applying for a role which involves regulated activity you will need to have an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (including Barred Lists) check (if in England) or become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme (if in Scotland). We will also seek references as part of the selection process for this role, including from your current or most recent employer.

We reserve the right to close vacancies before the specified closing date, should a large number of applications be received. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.


Posted on: 27 October 2020
Closed date: 10 November 2020
Job ref: REQ00352
Tags: Human Resources

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