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Temporary HR Business Partner

Werrington Lodge Care Home, Baron Court, Werrington Meadows, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE4 7ZF

  • Pay: Competitive
  • Hours: 40.00
  • Type: Temporary
  • Shift: Days
  • Posted: 13th December 2021
  • Expires: 20th January 2022

As a temporary HR Business Partner at Barchester, you’ll deliver a professional, business-focused HR service that meets the needs and KPIs of three regions – this will encompass around 30 care homes.  Your role will involve working closely with General Managers and Regional Directors to support them across all aspects of employee relations and engagement. With operational excellence front of mind, you’ll provide support in person, over the phone, via email, and through coaching, training and mediation.

One of your key focuses as an HR Business Partner at Barchester will be providing your regions with employee absence and turnover analysis, before developing, agreeing and monitoring action plans. We’ll need you to support the management of high-risk cases – that could include disciplinaries and appeals, and any litigation matters. Your remit will also include delivering inductions for managers in your region, HR-related training and Employee Services briefings and presentations. Across everything you do, you’ll look to develop and maintain excellent working relationships so that you can develop seamless processes and the most robust solutions.

This is a temporary position, expected to last 3 months.

We’re looking for an HR Business Partner with solid experience in a similar role. If you have a relevant professional qualification, this would be ideal – we’d certainly like to see a through working knowledge and application of employment legislation.  You’ll be someone who enjoys tackling a varied workload and you’ll be adept at both written and verbal communication. A great communicator, collaborator and problem solver, you’re always committed to delivering the highest standards in everything you do. Travel across the three regions is required, so flexibility is important.

As well as a competitive salary, we can offer you great benefits which would include: a bonus, contribution pension scheme, and free training and development. You’ll also have plenty of opportunity to grow your career in a large organisation with a warm and supportive environment.

If you’d like to use your enhanced your people skills in an organisation that provides the quality care you’d expect for your loved ones, this 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.