Flexible, at site locations as required, flexibility to travel a must - Closes on 05/11/2021
£27,000 - £30,000 per year
35 hours per week (Monday to Friday)
Full time or Part time 28 Hours over 5 days
Working at Scope
Be a disability gamechanger
27 days holiday per year
Discounts at gyms, restaurants and more
To be a Disability Gamechanger
Provide current and effective organisational employment relations advice to People Team colleagues and managers
Providing options to assist People Team colleagues and managers in achieving the best outcome for Scope when dealing with ER issues, ensuring that the advice given and the decisions taken are guided by our policies and aligned to the culture we aspire to
Work proactively with line managers to deal effectively with all ER related activity, coaching managers through the process and supporting them whilst leaving the management responsibility with them
Develop managers to be confident in undertaking early stages of formal procedures, ensuring supporting documentation is up to date and accessible
To contribute as part of a wider People team to the development of people management policies and procedures, managers’ guidance notes and projects that reflect organisational requirements
Positively support and champion change across the organisation
Use key performance indicators to recommend areas for improvement
Main responsibilities and accountabilities
Develop the capacity of line managers to manage a range of ER problems locally, developing management styles to foster positive working relationships with employees, minimising the occurrence of line management problems and issues and fostering a positive climate for ER activity
Coach and develop managers to be competent and consistent in their execution of policies and procedures encouraging problems to be dealt with informally and as soon as possible
Coach and develop line managers in supporting disabled employees effectively, being clear they understand the requirements, appropriate reasonable adjustments and on-going support/review in line with the inclusivity lead
Lead on complex ER casework, including representation at Tribunal with the support of the HR Business Partner.
Proactively manage and support the company in relation to all elements of TUPE, Acquisitions, Redundancy (where applicable), and ensuring all relevant processes are followed and compliance is met
Monitoring, reviewing, and updating all HR policies and ensuring these are in line with the current legislation
Work collaboratively with the People Team within the designated contract areas on a range of people and organisational matters
Work flexibly across the region as required supporting colleagues on projects and work activity
Managing all medium and high risk ER cases to resolution
Preparation and presentation of monthly reports on volumes, trends. Identifying opportunities, and putting forward recommendations, for continuous improvement e.g. to existing policies, processes, procedures and line manager training
Identifying skills/knowledge gaps and support in the delivery of interventions, such as workshops and coaching
Dealing with any other ad hoc duties.
All internal customers
Legal Advisors and ACAS
Skills and competencies
Minimum level 5 CIPD or equivalent qualification (comparable experience may count)
Comprehensive understanding of employment law and the employment tribunal process.
Commercial approach to providing solutions to people issues.
Highly effective communication and negotiation skills
Confidence to back own options
You are disabled or have lived experience of disability.
Experience of designing and delivering training to disabled people and making training accessible.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Competent IT skills
Knowledge of ER procedures and processes such as employment tribunals, disability, diversity and equal opportunities
Ability to work well under pressure
Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels
Experience of developing & implementing new ideas or processes
Proven data input skills
Management information skills and report writing
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