HR Business Partner

£33,437 - £36,379
13 Oct 2017
26 Oct 2017
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time

HR Business Partner

Start: As soon as possible

Salary: £33,437 - £36,379

Contract: Full time 37 hours per week

Term: Permanent, all year round

Location: Keynsham (between Bristol & Bath) with regular travel to other WMAT schools

Wellsway Multi Academy Trust is at an exciting stage in its development. We currently run nine schools and with more joining shortly, the Trust is moving towards its vision of being a truly inclusive provider of 4 - 19 education in East Bristol and Bath.

We are now seeking a customer-focused HR Business Partner to support our growing family of MAT schools. Reporting to the Head of HR you will deliver a professional, business-focused HR service to meet schools needs and WMAT objectives, as well as contributing to wider MAT initiatives, including policy development and delivery of key projects.

Main responsibilities will include providing advice and support on all aspects and at every stage of employee relations matters, in line with WMAT policies, employment legislation and best practice guidance.

You will also develop and deliver training sessions for managers on areas required for continuous improvement and develop and implement HR policies and procedures in line with changes to legislation and best practice.

You will have worked within a similar role previously, will be part or fully CIPD qualified and have the ability to foster excellent working relationships, ensuring a high level of customer service. It is essential that you have experience of managing complex employee relations cases and managing a caseload. You will have up to date knowledge of employment law and employment practice.

You must be highly motivated, comfortable working independently and eager to ensure the HR function is effective and efficient. You will also be a strong team player who can establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues and customers.

Benefits include, local government pension scheme, discounted sports centre/gym membership, free on-site parking. For an informal conversation about the role please call Natalie Hahn (Head of HR) on 0117 986 4751 Ext 1105.

Closing date for applications: Midnight on Thursday 26th October 2017

Interviews will take place as soon as practicable after this date.

No agencies please.

To apply:

  • Download the Job Description/Person Specification
  • Download and complete the Application Form 

Email your completed Application Form to together with a covering letter Wellsway Multi Academy Trust is a growing group of schools in East Bristol and Bath.

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Wellsway Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process.

For this post, prior to appointment Wellsway Multi Academy Trust will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children's Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children's workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the 'Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006.

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