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Assistant Director of Workforce Development (Royal London & Mile End Hospitals)

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Health Management, Human Resources
£73,716 - £89,727
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Samantha Eales

Do you have the desire and expertise to be part of the improvement journey of the largest Trust in the Country? 

We're internationally known for our excellence and innovation, and each of our four major hospitals celebrates a rich and varied history. We're very proud of the part our hospitals have played in improving lives for people over hundreds of years, and in their ability to overcome challenges, coming out stronger and continuing to improve. Today, each hospital retains its unique character and we work together with the common vision to provide safe and compassionate care to 2.5 million patients in east London and beyond.

The Royal London site is now looking for an innovative and compassionate Assistant Director of Workforce to lead the delivery of a professional Workforce Development Business-Partner Service.
The Royal London offers a full range of local and specialist services, which includes one of the largest children's hospitals in the UK with one of London's busiest paediatric Accident and Emergency departments. Home to London’s Air Ambulance, The Royal London is also one of the capital's leading trauma and emergency care centres and hyper-acute stroke centres.

Your Role

It will entail enabling and supporting the site, CAG, Network and corporate leadership teams to ensure the highest standards of employee engagement, optimal workforce efficiency and effectiveness. Working closely with the Director of Workforce you will shape local strategies to meet service needs whilst advocating the trust’s values and behaviours.

You will drive and support:

  • Effective workforce planning & recruitment commissioning
  • Effective staff involvement and engagement
  • Cultural change and staff wellbeing initiatives.
  • Transition towards mediated ER solutions
  • Introduction of management and staff self-service. 

Your profile

You will be a creative problem solver and confident decision marker eager to be part of the improvement journey of Barts. You will have highly developed specialist workforce development knowledge gained through theoretical learning and extensive senior level HR generalist experience. You will have experience of developing a workforce strategy for a large, complex organisation with expert knowledge of employment law knowledge.
Alongside the strong generalist HR experience you will be credible, engaging and an excellent team player. Experience of working within the heath care sector is desired but not essential.

To request further information and apply for this role, please contact The deadline for applications is by 9am on Monday 18th September 2017 with the view to first stage interviews w/c 18th September and final stage interviews on w/c 9th October. 

All direct and agency applications to Barts Health NHS Trust will be redirected to Morgan Law.