Our HR, OD and Engagement Vacancies

HR Operations Partner Wellbeing

  • Salary: Up tp £40,506
  • Hours: 35
  • Contract type: Full time, 2 year fixed term contract
  • Location: County Hall, Worcester with some potential for remote working

Our ambition is to build a workforce which has personal and collective resilience with mental, social and physical wellbeing at the centre of everything we do. To help us achieve that, we have an exciting opportunity for a creative individual who has a passion for wellbeing to join our high performing team.

Reporting to the HR Operations Manager, you will be the subject matter expert and lead on the implementation and embedding of our wellbeing strategy as part of our overall workforce strategy. The successful candidate will be excited by working with others and delivering positive changes that have a meaningful and sustainable impact.  

As a trusted source of wellbeing expertise, you will work proactively with staff at a Directorate level to drive wellbeing improvements and change across the Directorates to respond positively and promptly to the diverse needs of our employees. You will also co-ordinate our Worcestershire Works Well Accreditation and quarterly wellbeing days.  

We are looking for someone who is passionate about employee wellbeing and who will engage with the relevant managers across the Council to develop management capability in respect of wellbeing. This will involve producing communications, running workshops and getting customer feedback. You will be visible across the Council and seen as the go to person for wellbeing insight and advice.

In this key role, you will be responsible for the further development and implementation of our wellbeing calendar to ensure this approach is embedded and adding value to our employee’s health and wellbeing. We’ll look to you to challenge existing practices and to design and implement new and improved ways of working. 

With a postgraduate qualification in wellbeing, HR or another related discipline, you will have substantial experience of developing and implementing new wellbeing approaches and initiatives, preferably within a public sector environment. This should be backed by expert knowledge of wellbeing practises and excellent project management skills.  Innovative, with a forward thinking approach, you’ll also have excellent communication skills and the ability to persuade and influence at all levels.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please call Sabrina Jackson on 01905 844785 or email sjackson@worcestershire.gov.uk

How to apply

Please send your CV and a covering letter to recruitment@worcestershire.gov.uk

Application Closing Date

Closing date: Sunday, 10 October 2021 11:59pm.  

We may close before the deadline if we receive a high volume of suitable applications. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Proposed Interview Date: Interviews to take place w/c 11 October and w/c 18 October 2021 with successful candidates progressing to a second stage interview.  


Rewards

In return you’ll get access to lots of training and development and the following benefits:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (potential to match up to 30 days)
  • career average pension scheme
  • access to a range of leisure, fashion, travel and lifestyle discounts 

Flexible Working

We are proud to offer flexible working as standard, so that you can split your time between the office and home.

Equality

Worcestershire County Council is committed to promoting equality and diversity and ensuring that all appointments are made based on the suitability of a candidate to the role only.

We are inclusive, this is important to us and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident is helping us recruit and retain great people to meet our workforce needs. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know.

In line with the "Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, we do not automatically reject applicants with a criminal record. Every application will be considered individually, considering the nature and circumstances of the conviction and the type of work applied for. You will not be asked to disclose 'spent' convictions unless the work requires access to children and vulnerable adults.