Employee Relations Assistant

Permanent | Walton, ENGLAND | about 1 year | Deadline: 03 Jun 2018
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AfC Band 3: £17,109-£19,8

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Job Description

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust
Walton Hospital, Chesterfield
AfC Band 3: £17,109-£19,8

The Trust is currently under-represented in terms of people from BME backgrounds and welcomes applicants from these communities. Selection will be on a basis of merit. The Trust has achieved the status of a Disability Confident Employer and guarantees to invite to assessment applicants who meet the criteria for the job vacancy. To ensure the diversity of the workforce and understand the differing needs of our communities, the Trust is committed to the principles of Positive Action.

Do you have passion? Do you have enthusiasm, motivation and the commitment to make a real difference? Then this is the post for you.

We are committed to providing a gold standard Employee Relations service to Derbyshire Community Health Services Foundation Trust and Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Trusts. The values set out in the Job Description are demonstrated and lived out every day; from our specialist clinicians to our administrative and support staff, everyone shares the same passion for delivering the best experience possible for our patients.

If you embody these commitments, we would like to hear from you!

The Advice and Guidance Assistants provide support to employees, managers and the rest of the team in all areas relating to the employment relationship, including sickness absence, family leave, employee benefits, job evaluation and policies and procedures. This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in pursuing a career in HR.

You will need to be able to work on your own initiative, go the extra mile and support co-workers where possible. Team work is extremely important to us to ensure that we provide a positive experience to employees and managers.

The successful candidates will have good IT skills, along with strong communication, organisation and prioritisation skills.

These posts are ideal for individuals impacted by the Better Care Closer to Home programme who want to develop their administrative skills and can thrive in a team environment.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Amanda Combellack, Senior Employee Relations Manager, 01246 253081

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust (DCHS) is one of the largest providers of specialist community healthcare in England and we currently employ around 4,500 staff. We deliver a variety of services across Derbyshire, caring for nearly 1.8 million patients each year.

We deliver patient care through 11 community hospitals, 4 minor injury units, 29 health centres and a learning disability centre. Another key part of our service is out in the community where we care for people in their own homes via therapists, health visitors and district nurses, and promoting public health in the wider community. As a Trust we care for patients of all ages with a special focus on the needs of elderly people and the very young.

DCHS has been recognised as a top 10 NHS organisation to work for in the UK by the Health Service Journal and NHS Employers in their Best Places to Work 2015 campaign. The Trust is also the runner-up in the category for the best NHS community trust employer.

Our vision “to be the best provider of local healthcare and to be a great place to work”

Our values:

1) To get the basics right
2) To act with compassion and respect
3) To make a difference
4) To value and develop teamwork
5) To value everyone’s contribution because everyone matters


DCHS is a Living Wage employer and we always recruit above the National Minimum Wage.

We will communicate with you regarding your application via email so please check your email account on a regular basis. If using hotmail, MSN or yahoo email accounts please check your 'junk/spam' mail regularly.

If you require any support in completing the application form please do not hesitate to contact Staffing Solutions on 01246 253077 opt 2 and we will be happy to provide assistance.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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