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Employee Experience Manager

Strachan House Care Home, 93 Craigcrook Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH4 3PE

  • Pay: Negotiable
  • Hours: 37.50
  • Type: Temporary
  • Shift: Days
  • Posted: 29th June 2021
  • Expires: 27th July 2021

Barchester Healthcare are proud to be the only healthcare provider to be accredited as one of the Best Companies to work  for in the UK for the third year in a row, achieving 2* star accreditation in 2021 which shows outstanding commitment to employee engagement. To support our continued commitment to 17,000 colleagues across the business, we are looking for an Employee Experience Manager to join us on a 12 month maternity contract. This crucial role will involve the facilitation, delivery, and oversight of all people related reward, benefits, recognition, engagement, and wellbeing initiatives, ranging from specific one-time projects to annual events.
• CIPD qualification
• Demonstrable experience in developing and implementing wellbeing and engagement strategies
• Proven track record of delivering against implementation plans
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to develop working relationships at all levels across the business
• A practical, logical and innovative approach to problem solving
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft package
• Ability to work under pressure to deadlines, whilst maintaining forensic attention to detail
• Develop and implement a wellbeing strategy to support physical, mental, emotional, and financial health
• Develop data driven and anecdotal reports on strategy performance to evaluate the effectiveness of wellbeing interventions
• Influence policies that prioritise wellbeing, including developing a Wellbeing Champion role in our services and departments, and launching a new employee app
• Work with Learning and Development and Internal Communications to sustain focus on wellbeing initiatives and promote engaging leadership behaviours
• Build an engagement plan in response to feedback to enable and sustain culture change
• Project manage and analyse participation in external engagement surveys
• Oversee processing, communication, and review of bonus schemes and annual pay reviews
• Ensure the current rewards package continues to meet the needs of a diverse organisation and is appropriate to being an employer of choice
• Manage relationships with providers to maximise cost benefit and engagement
We are offering a competitive salary, option for a hybrid working model between office and home working, and contract completion bonus. If you are looking for an opportunity with an employer that is supportive and your contribution valued, Barchester is an empowering and rewarding place to be.

Benefits and Rewards

We recognise that you and your role is pivotal in shaping the future of our organisation. That’s why in return for your dedication, you’ll receive a competitive salary plus our sector-leading benefits and rewards package. Take a look at how we’re committed to rewarding your amazing work and commitment when you join us.


About Barchester

We’re proud to have over 240 care homes and six independent hospitals nationwide, that continually meet and exceed all relevant regulatory compliance standards. Join one of our fantastic teams and you’ll make sure our residents and patients get the outstanding quality of care, support, services and facilities they deserve.


Equal Opportunities

We recognise and celebrate difference and pride ourselves on creating an inclusive environment for all. Whoever you are, we want you to be yourself, always. This enables greater diversity across the entire organisation for the benefit of our workforce and also the people we celebrate life with in our homes and hospitals. Barchester is proud to be an equal opportunities organisation.