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Employee Relations Manager

Job Description

We are supporting a large NHS organisation to recruit an interim Employee Relations Manager on a short-term contract to manage and co-ordinate the Trust’s employee relations casework, ensuring that case work is carried out in a timely manner and in accordance to current legislation, best practice and timescales set out in our Trust policies.

Main Role Responsibilities:

  • To manage and co-ordinate all employee relations casework for the Trust via a digital system, ensuring that case work is managed and progressed inline with Trust policy timeframe, implementing escalation where appropriate and in a timely manner;

  • Work in conjunction with the HR Business Partners and the Associate Director of People and Head of Employee Relations Business Partnering. to minimise the exposure of employment related litigation;

  • Under the guidance and direction of the Head of Employee Relations & Business Partnering, to assist with the ongoing updating and development of policies and procedures, ensuring that they reflect current legislation and respond to the organisational needs;

  • To produce regular updates on case work, highlighting areas of high financial/reputational risk to the organisation;

  • Organise and implement case learning meetings for parties involved in employee relations cases where there is positive and challenging learning;

  • To provide professional support and advise to the HR Advisors.

Essential skills and experience:

  • CIPD or equivalent qualification;

  • Experience of advising on very complex employee relations issues;

  • Experience of advising on very complex employee relations issues;

  • Experience of supporting managers and staff through significant change processes;

  • Staff management experience including input into appraisal, staff development and training.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV and availability to