People Business Partner - North Kent

£43,000 + 33 Days Annual leave + BH - HYBRID
Ref: 273 Date Posted: Monday 13 May 2024

Are you a Senior HR Advisor looking to take that next step to a People Business Partner in a true HR generalist role? Are you looking to work within a supportive team where you will be able to add value, develop and make a difference? You will report into an HR Manager and have responsibility for a People Coordinator.


The role is based in Dartford 2 days, 1 day at another locally based site, and operates 2 days a week working from home


£43,000 + 33 Days Annual leave + BH - HYBRID


Some responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and maintain collaborative and productive working relationships and provide a consultancy service to specified groups of management and staff, establishing customer requirements, and identifying and facilitating the resolution of specific People issues to provide a value-added service.
  • Proactively manage sickness by advising managers and employees on absence management procedures, liaise with occupational health providers as required, and assist managers with health-related risk assessments.
  • Manage individual employee relations cases relating to disciplinaries, grievances and capabilities
  • Support the development and maintenance of a performance management culture, coaching, developing, and supporting managers through performance management processes
  • Provide advice and guidance to employees and managers on matters relating to pay and conditions of service, People policies, and employment law.
  • Provide appropriate guidance to managers in all aspects of workforce planning and implement appropriate recruitment and selection methods to attract suitably qualified and experienced candidates
  • Responsible for conducting the People-related induction of new managers, with the People Officer otherwise acting as the first point of contact in relation to the requirements of the induction and probation procedures (as well as inducting new non-management staff).
  • Ensure the management of staff CPD information in conjunction with the Teaching & Learning department, and specifically monitoring the achievement of teaching qualifications for unqualified teaching staff, providing advice in respect of any follow up action that may be required.
  • Lead on specific projects, as required by the Deputy Director of People / Director of People.
  • Oversee the People Resources Coordinators’ preparation of offer letters, contracts, and variations, etc., including their timely preparation of documentation for Payroll and accurate input of this information into the HR & Payroll system.
  • Produce ad-hoc and regular management information reports as required


You will have CIPD Level 5 qualification and at least 2 years experience working at HR Advisor level. Your confidence, excellent communications skills and highly organised nature will ensure success in this role.


If you think you could be interested, please forward your CV today to Cressida Courtney or follow the link and apply online.



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