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HR Business Partner

Apply by 10am on 30 May 2022

Do you have experience in coaching, supporting and challenging people managers in all HR related matters? Are you looking for a role where you can combine your experience and play your part in the release of children from poverty in Jesus’ name?

Compassion UK is recruiting for a HR Business Partner (HRBP). This role will be responsible for aligning ministry objectives with people managers and employees in the designated business unit. The role holder will provide generalist HR support, guidance, and advice to people managers, including employee relations, workforce planning, succession planning, engagement, recruitment, development, culture, and wellbeing.

At the heart of Compassion’s ministry is a relentless passion to act on our faith and empower every child left vulnerable by poverty. Our work is Christ centred, child focused, and church based.

Location:
Office-based in Fleet, Hampshire, with great flexibility for home working - it is expected that on average the role holder will be required to work / attend meetings in the office 4 times a month.

Hours:
Full-Time: 35 hours (5 days) per week from
Monday – Friday 9.00- 17.00.

Salary:
£33,900 pa (within the grade £33,900 - £40,090 pa)
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About the role

As the HR Business Partner, you will be responsible for aligning ministry objectives with people managers and employees in your designated business unit. You will provide generalist HR support, guidance, and advice to people managers in your designated business area, including employee relations, workforce planning, succession planning, engagement, recruitment, development, culture, and wellbeing.

Responsibilities

  • Actively maintain and promote CUKs Christian ethos and values.
  • Coach, support, mentor and challenge people managers in all HR related issues, increasing capabilities and instilling a sense of responsibility and confidence in all elements of HR.
  • Collaborate with team colleagues to support a 'one team' approach so the HR team may continuously improve to deliver the people strategy.

About you

To flourish in this role, you’ll need:

  • Knowledge of UK/EU employment law.
  • Excellent technical HR knowledge.
  • HR Generalist and Business Partner experience.
  • Relationship management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Excellent time management skills.  
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 

Education and Experience:

  • Core skills. You must be fluent in English and competent in written and numerical work, with proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Relevant degree or CIPD qualification.

It would help (but isn’t essential) to have:

  • Experience working collaboratively across multiple teams to design and deliver HR solutions.

We need you to be:

  • Personally committed to the Christian faith. There’s an occupational requirement for the holder of this role to be a practising Christian, in order to promote Compassion’s ethos and help others to experience, explore and express the faith-based motivation of our work. (You can read more about this in our Policy on Posts to be Held by Christians.)
  • Deeply connected to Compassion’s ministry to children.
  • Aligned to Compassion UK’s cultural attributes.
  • A ‘people person’.
  • Creative, innovative, and flexible.
  • Able to extend kindness, consideration, and respect in all circumstances.
  • Thorough and accurate. 
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise. 

Location & Benefits

This is an office-based role in our modern, ‘agile’ office with free parking, just a 15-minute walk from Fleet station - with great flexibility for home working.

Benefits include enhanced pension scheme with 10% employer contribution, equivalent of 5 normal working weeks' annual leave a year, plus normal bank holidays, Income Protection & Group Life cover on appointment and Private Medical & Dental cover on successful completion of probation.

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Closing date: 10am on 30 May 2022

The closing date for completed application is 10.00am 30 May 2022.

Interviews will be w/c 6 June 2022.

Please submit your application and anonymous (or blind) CV as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies. Late applications may be considered.

Please note that we can only consider applicants who presently have the right to work in the UK.

Questions?

If you have questions about the role or experience problems submitting your application online you can call our friendly HR team anytime Monday to Friday, 9:30am - 5pm.

01932 836490

Our commitment to safeguarding

Compassion UK is committed to ensure everyone who comes into contact with us or our work is protected from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect, and exploitation. As such, Compassion UK expects all staff to share this commitment and uphold the highest standards of safeguarding.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which will include Disclosure and Baring Service checks. Compassion UK also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we'll request from the job applicant's previous employers information about any findings of sexual misconduct - such as sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment - during employment. We'll also request information of incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. When someone submits a job application with us, they'll be confirming that they understand these recruitment procedures.

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At the heart of Compassion’s ministry is a relentless passion to act on our faith and empower every child left vulnerable by poverty. Our work is Christ centred, child focused, and church based.

Compassion UK Christian Child Development, registered charity in England and Wales (1077216) and Scotland (SC045059). A company limited by guarantee, Registered in England and Wales company number 03719092. Registered address: Compassion House, Barley Way, Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 2UT.

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