Role: Human Resources Manager

Location: Goudhurst

Pay rate: £55,000 – £65,000 (Dependent on experience)

Hours: Monday-Friday 09:00-17:00

Please note that YOU MUST HAVE RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UK. We do not offer sponsorship therefore we cannot not accept overseas applicants.

Unity Care Solutions is a leading care provider in the South of England dedicated to delivering high-quality care and support to individuals within the community. We are committed to providing a safe, respectful, and supportive environment for both our clients and our employees.

Job Role: We are seeking a dedicated and experienced HR Manager to oversee investigations, complaints, misconduct, and other related matters within our organisation. The HR Manager will take the lead to deal with critical issues and problems as they arise that includes:

· Absence Management

· Disciplinary and Grievances

· Staff Exits

· Dispute resolution

· Mediation

· TUPE transfers

· Employment Law

· HR advice

· Health and Safety

· Employee relations

The HR Manager will play a critical role in ensuring compliance with policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements while fostering a culture of accountability, fairness, and transparency.

Responsibilities:

· Conduct thorough and impartial investigations into employee-related complaints, allegations of misconduct, harassment, discrimination, and other sensitive matters.

· Collaborate with key stakeholders including legal representation, senior management and external agencies, to gather evidence, interview witnesses, and reach appropriate resolutions.

· Develop and implement investigation protocols, ensuring adherence to best practices, legal standards, and company policies.

· Provide guidance and support to managers and employees on matters related to disciplinary actions, grievances, and conflict resolution.

· Maintain accurate and confidential records of investigations, findings, and outcomes in compliance with privacy laws and regulations.

· Proactively identify trends, patterns, and systemic issues related to employee conduct and recommend strategies for improvement.

· Develop and deliver training to our office teams on ethics, compliance, diversity, and inclusion to promote a positive and respectful workplace culture.· Stay informed about relevant employment laws, regulations, and industry trends to ensure compliance and mitigate risks.

· Serve as a trusted advisor to senior management on HR issues, offering strategic insights and recommendations to enhance organisational effectiveness.

· Foster a culture of trust, integrity, and accountability by promoting open communication, ethical behaviour, and fair treatment for all employees.

Qualifications and experience:

· Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field; Master’s degree preferred.

· SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, or similar HR certification is highly desirable.

· Minimum of 5 years of experience in HR management, with a focus on investigations, compliance, and employee relations, preferably in the healthcare or social services sector.

· Strong knowledge of employment laws, regulations, and industry standards pertaining to investigations, misconduct, and employee relations.

· Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, with the ability to maintain objectivity and confidentiality.

· Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively engage with employees at all levels of the organisation.

· Proven ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines, and work independently in a fast-paced environment.

· High level of professionalism, integrity, and discretion in handling sensitive and confidential information.

To apply please send your full CV and cover letter to mariabolton@unitycaresolutions.co.uk

Applications close on 23rd June 2024

We are looking to hold initial interviews week commencing 1st July 2024

Job Category: Head Office
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Goudhurst

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