Location: Yeovil or Taunton with a blend of hybrid working
Hours: 37 Hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £42,149 – £46,500 depending on experience
Annual Leave Entitlement: Initial entitlement 33 days (inclusive of Bank Holidays), rising to 35 days after 1 year and increasing dependent on length of service
St Margaret’s philosophy is to keep the patient at the heart of everything we do and we expect staff to uphold our values at all times and fulfill our commitment to providing excellent specialist palliative care for patients and support to their families. We go to great lengths to recruit the right people. We want people with a positive attitude who are willing to go the extra mile, not because they are asked to but because they are passionate about working for St Margaret’s.
About the role
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our People and Organisational Development Directorate as Head of HR. This role drives our People culture, leads a strong HR Team, and carries a key leadership role across the organisation.
Qualities to be successful in this role include compassionate leadership, strategic thinking and operational delivery, strong line management experience and excellent communication skills. We are an ambitious organisation in a period of strategic development, bringing forward-thinking strategies and systemic changes into our planning and we encourage the successful person in this role to bring an influencing voice.
As an experienced, qualified and professional individual, this could be your first step up into an HR leadership role or be an opportunity which continues to grow your HR leadership career. Whether moving from the public, private or not for profit sector, breadth of knowledge and experience will bring value into this role as St Margaret’s has clinical, retail, fundraising and professional service functions.
One key project will be to lead on the HR, Learning Management, Volunteer and E-rostering IT System upgrade embedding changes into the organisation working with key departments to prepare the staff for new self and line management processes
We welcome applications from those at various points of their HR career as we want to find the best fit for candidate and organisation and we will create time and space to support continuous professional development.
Our Core Competencies are:
Understanding and being aware of yourself and how to react and interact with others
Outcomes and results
Organising ourselves to get the job done, delivering a high-quality service, and being accountable for the outcomes
Working with others
People working together to achieve team and organisational goals and respecting others
Leading in your area
Regardless of management position, we all lead and take responsibility in our area of work
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate how they will use Core Competencies to help us put our values into practice. Click here for more information with regards to our Core Competencies.
What can we offer?
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If you have any questions or are interested in finding out more before applying, please get in touch with Katie Dominy – Director of People and Organisational Development – Katie.email@example.com or Tel: 01823 333 822
Closing date: Friday 23 December 2022
Interview: w/c 9th and/or 16 January 2023
St. Margaret’s Hospice
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