Assistant HR Business Partners - HR Advisory

Portishead, Bristol
£32,673 - £34,578 per annum
02 Dec 2020
13 Dec 2020
HR Jobs Level
Business partner
Full Time
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member, Non CIPD member

Assistant HR Business Partners - HR Advisory

Fixed Term Contract

Full Time 37 hours per week

Department: HR Operations

Portishead, Police Headquarters- BS20 8QJ

Salary: £32,673 - £34,578 per annum

Please note, if this is a paid role and the role is part time then the salary quoted will be pro rata based on the hours worked per annum.  

We want everyone who works for us or who is thinking about working for us to value the difference they can make, could you be the difference we are looking for?

We are now opening recruitment for a number of skilled individuals to join our People and Organisational Development directorate to ensure we continue to deliver the best service possible to our colleagues in the organisation.

Working within our HR Advisory team you will be supporting best practice in relation to the management of our people. These roles ensure the organisational values are the foundation of our service in relation to advice and guidance.

You will be offering advice and providing insight on best practice to our colleagues on a wide range of employee relations matters including disciplinary, grievance, performance and absence management.  You will collaborate with HR colleagues across our People and OD department, empowering our managers and taking ownership to enable the right outcomes in a timely and effective way.

In these roles, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Provision of advice, guidance and support to managers on the effective management of key employee issues such as inclusion and diversity, service restructure, change and transfer of staff within and external to the organisation.
  • Leading and supporting organisational, directorate, departmental or team projects ensuring expert HR advice is provided to improve the service provision.
  • Reviewing of policies or wider activity associated with developing people practices such as leading focus groups, seeking feedback, researching practice in other organisations and providing some simple analysis of findings.
  • Provision of advice on procedural and legal requirements, and supporting the Constabulary’s Code of Ethics and Mission, Vision and Values
  • Taking an active part in HR processes including attendance, capability and disciplinary meetings and hearings as appropriate, advising management on the fairness of the action taken and making decisions in relation to disciplinary outcomes.

Skills, experience and qualifications required:

  • CIPD qualified and/or appropriate qualification/level of experience to work at Level 7 in HR Experience in an operational or organisational development HR role
  • Up to date knowledge of employment law and recognised HR practice Proven Experience of advising on casework, implementation of new and amended policies and procedures, and analysing and utilising management information
  • Effective interpersonal communication (effective presentation, delivery of training, influencing and persuading, facilitation)
  • Ability to work with a high degree of interruptions and demands for advice, cope with competing deadlines and deal positively with change
  • Experience in using different computer software

To be eligible to apply for this role you must have a 3 year ‘checkable history’ in the UK – ideally this means that you would have been resident in the UK for the last 3 years.

Does this sound like the role for you? Click the link below to apply.

Closing date: 13/12/2020, 23:55

Why work for Avon and Somerset Police?

Avon and Somerset Police has gained a reputation as a pioneering and innovative force, responsible for policing a large diverse, multi-cultural population.

If you are looking for a fresh challenge which offers a genuine opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives, variety and the chance to broaden your experience, then Avon and Somerset is the force for you.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Avon and Somerset Police are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We are working hard to increase diversity and inclusion within the Constabulary, where communities are under-represented, including those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, people of all ages, abilities, faiths, religions and gender, LGBT communities and those from other disadvantaged or marginalised backgrounds, who share our values and wish to make a difference to the communities we serve.

All applications will be treated on merit, based on the evidence provided in your application and suitability for the role you have applied for.

Flexible working

All requests for flexible working patterns will be considered and will be dependent on the role.

Recruitment and Selection Policy

Internal applicants who are at risk of redundancy or in need of redeployment and pass the selection process, will be offered the role over the remaining internal and external applicants.

Police Barred and Advisory lists

Individuals placed on the Police Barred and Advisory lists will not be considered for employment by the police for a minimum of 5 years from the date of listing in the case of gross misconduct, or 3 years from the date of listing in the case of poor performance.

Vetting and safeguarding

Avon and Somerset Police are committed to safeguarding and operate safer recruitment processes, to ensure a police service that employees are proud to work for because they feel safe, valued and part of a happy and supportive work environment. All employees and volunteers therefore will be subject to background checks including vetting and references.