Head of HR in Lichfield at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 5/31/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Lichfield
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/31/2019

Job Description

Job Family: Managerial

Location: Lichfield, Staffordshire

Pay Rate (£): Up to £64,000 dependent on experience

Vacancy Reference: 019595

 

As a leader in health care and support services for individuals throughout the UK, Voyage Care supports thousands of people with learning and physical disabilities, brain injuries, autism and other needs. We operate over 400 care homes and 20 rehabilitation centres across the country and we provide specialist care and support to people at home and in the wider community…and we’re growing every day!

 

We are recruiting for an experienced Head of HR.

 

The role of the Group Head of HR is to ensure the delivery of a high quality HR support and advice service which is commercially astute, manages risk appropriately, builds capability and achieves all key performance indicators.

 

The role line manages the HR Advisor team and the post holder is responsible for developing the skills and knowledge of the team to meet the needs of the business into the future.

 

The post holder is also accountable for delivering solutions which ‘raise the bar’ of people management across our services and regions and supports the Director of People and Development in developing and leading key corporate projects.

 

Key tasks and responsibilities

 

The post holder is accountable for a high standard of delivery in the following key areas.

 

Insights, strategy and solutions

 

Develops insights and spots opportunities to drive performance, add value and meet key organisational priorities

 

Turns insight into strategy and solutions

 

Delivers and embeds solutions to realise value.

 

Leading HR

 

Drives organisation and functional performance through personal leadership and professional impact

 

Leads the HR team to build capability within the function and the organisation to meet our short, medium and long term objectives

 

Delivers value and performance to drive delivery of the people plan and drive continuous improvement

 

Evaluates impact through the development of insightful metrics and continuous evaluation of the business value created by the team

 

Organisation Design

 

Develops organisational models to support the delivery of our key corporate objectives, in conjunction with key operational colleagues

 

Designs the implementation and evaluation of models and develops the capability to implement effectively

 

Assesses organisational capability and designs solutions to address gaps, in conjunction with functional and organisational colleagues

 

Manages change effectively and builds change management capability in the team and the wider management group

 

Performance and Reward

 

Supports the development and delivery of a performance and reward programme to meet the current and future needs of the business

 

Ensures that all plans and activities remain compliant with all key regulatory and statutory requirements

 

Builds performance management tools and capability to support the delivery of key corporate objectives

 

Employee Engagement

 

Supports the development and operational delivery of the employee engagement programme and the building of the Voyage Care employer brand

 

Employee Relations

 

Develops the employee relations strategy, policy and practice

 

Embeds employee relations strategy into operational delivery

 

Leads effective conflict management

 

Designs and delivers collective negotiation and consultation, as appropriate

 

Service delivery and information

 

Establishes customer requirements and gaps to current provision

 

Creates the appropriate service approach to meet key objectives

 

Builds a customer service culture and measures effectiveness of delivery

  

As part of the Voyage Care team and the meet the changing needs of our business, we may ask the post holder to undertake other duties appropriate to their role and/or hours of work, as is reasonable and appropriate.

 

This is a description of the job as it is at present.  From time to time we may review and update job description(s) to ensure that they continue to relate to the role required. We would always aim to work with postholders to reach agreement on reasonable changes, but if this is not possible, we reserve the right to insist on changes to key tasks and responsibility after appropriate consultation.

 

 

 

Person Specification

 

The post holder is required to meet the following specification

 

Experience/Qualifications

 

Essential

 

CIPD qualified (PGDip or Masters level)

 

 

 

Behaviours -

  

Curious

 

Is future focussed, inquisitive and open-minded; seeks out evolving and innovative ways to add value to the organisation

 

Decisive thinker

 

Demonstrates the ability to analyse and understand data and information quickly. Uses information, insights and knowledge in a structured way to identify options, make recommendations and make robust, defendable decisions

 

Skilled influencer

 

Demonstrates the ability to influence to gain the necessary commitment and support from diverse stakeholders in pursuit of organisation value

 

Personally credible

 

Builds and delivers professionalism through combining commercial and HR expertise to bring value to the organisation, stakeholders and peers

 

Collaborative

 

Works effectively and inclusively with a range of people, both within and outside the organisations

 

Driven to deliver

 

Demonstrates determination, resourcefulness and purpose to deliver the best results for the organisation

 

Courage to challenge

 

Shows courage and confidence to speak up skilfully, challenging others even when confronted with resistance or unfamiliar circumstances

 

Role model

 

Consistently leads by example. Acts with integrity, impartiality and independence, balancing personal, organisation and legal parameters

 

 

 

Experience -

 

 Essential

 

Experience of building and developing high performing  teams

 

Proven track record of adding commercial value and delivering key objectives through high performing HR service delivery

 

A proven track record of building people management capability in a multi site environment

 

  

Desirable

 

Experience of HR service delivery within the Learning Disability or wider social care sector

 

 

 

 

 

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