Corporate People Officer

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Quarry House
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum
24/07/2018 23:59

NHS England leads the NHS in England, setting the priorities and direction of the NHS and informing the national debate to improve health and care. We strongly believe in health and high quality care for all, now and for future generations and want everyone to have greater control of their health and wellbeing, and to be supported to live longer, healthier lives by high quality health and care services that are compassionate, inclusive and constantly-improving.

NHS England shares out more than £100 billion in funds and holds organisations to account for their spending. Our work involves the commissioning of health care services in England, and we support local health services that are led by Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). We have devised and are delivering a strategic vision for the NHS, along with our partners in health, called the Five Year Forward View.

If the advertised role is based in London on an Agenda for Change Pay Band, it will attract a High Cost Area supplement. This supplement is not applicable to Executive or Senior Manager or Medical Leader positions. For positions offered on a part time basis, salary and any allowances will be adjusted pro rata.

We will not accept applications for this position by CV or via recruitment agencies.

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The role operates within the People team which is part of the wider People and Organisation Development group of NHS England, supporting and facilitating the delivery of effective corporate People strategy and services to managers and staff across NHS England as part of a dynamic team.

This role is particularly focused on the coordination of the end to end organisation and management of meetings with the joint management and staff side (Trade Union) partnership and those with the shared service HR provider.

You will also support the design of policy briefings, provide up-skilling on people policies, and facilitate stakeholder engagement internally and with external service providers as we take our approach to policy development and delivery to the next level. You will be the first point of contact for our recruitment shared service provider with people policy/process issues and also support the day-to-day activities undertaken by the People Strategy Team across a broad portfolio that includes; employee relations, people policies, workforce planning, resourcing, and liaison with outsourced shared service providers.

The person:

To succeed in this role, you will have strong administrative skills coupled with recruitment and human resource experience, preferably in the public/health sector.

You should be able to demonstrate a high level of verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to prepare and produce concise yet insightful communications, including formal minutes and documentation for dissemination to senior stakeholders and a broad range of stakeholders as required. You will also have good interpersonal skills to enable you to liaise effectively with both internal and external stakeholders.

Successful applicants must have excellent organisational and time management skills, with an eye for detail. In addition, sound research and analytical skills and the ability to manage your workload are essential. You will work flexibly as part of a team, as well as on your own initiative and will be required to flex between activities and deliver at pace to deadlines.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Viv Hodgskiss, Head of People Strategy, on 07918 368406