Job Description

HR Business Partner

Basingstoke

Hours per week

40

Point of contact

Support Office

Telephone

0800 028 4500

Our Support Office in Basingstoke, part of Grandir UK, is currently looking for a HR Business Partner to join our team.

The role purpose is to source and provide a comprehensive rewards and benefits strategy to the organisation and customers in line with company values and mission, driving a high-performance culture in line with procedures and employment law and other legal requirements, implementing the right processes and practices to drive improved commercial performance and deliver exceptional quality outcomes for children and families. Provide expertise advice to cluster of nurseries regarding employment law and guidance.
We create a culture and an environment of opportunity, learning and openness, enabling all staff to have a voice and be treated with respect. In essence, we are committed to driving ownership and accountability to the right people in the right places, allowing for autonomous decision making at local levels. We lead together rather from the ‘top down’, developing practices, policies and programmes in collaboration with our teams through working parties and ensuring a culture of fun, joy, listening and learning.

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Our mission is to inspire children to grow happy, smart, and healthy and thrive as individuals. Excellent quality childcare and education is evident when the children and family are truly placed at the centre of all we do and as a well-known and sought-after employer within the childcare sector, we recognise it is our people that provide exceptional education and care with every child and family at the centre of all they do.

Join us and enjoy the following:

Incentives

  • Employee benefits portal, which includes discounts at 100’s of online high street stores
  • Staff referral scheme – recommend your friends and family to work for us. and be rewarded with a cash bonus
  • Heavily discounted childcare

Well-being

  • ‘Wellbeing Day’ – an extra day off just for you
  • 24/7 remote GP appointments with prescriptions delivered to your home
  • Healthcare cash back plan – claim cash back on medical procedures such as dental care and physiotherapy

Recognition

  • ‘May I Say Thank You’ A whole month dedicated to recognising employees hard work & dedication, including an all-expenses paid awards ceremony
  • Reward and recognition points – turn your points into cash through our benefits portal
  • Additional paid holiday for Christmas closure to spend with your family and friends

 

What will you be doing:

  • Responsible for the administration and communication of all Company benefits
  • Maintain accurate data, producing monthly reports and as required, liaising with external stakeholders as required
  • Recommend ongoing cost-effective ways for benefit management
  • Source and recommend new benefits to ensure we remain competitive within our sector
  • Develop and write associated policies with regard to reward and benefit as required
  • Maintain our employee benefits portal ensuring accurate information at all times
  • Benchmark salaries and provide evidence and advice to stakeholders in liaison with the Head of HR, to support decisions on compensation
  • Provide support to managers with commercially focused and consistent legal advice regarding employee relations as required, providing cover for colleagues as required
  • Provide support for colleagues’ absence within the HR team as required
  • Continuously develop strong relationships with stakeholders to promote the services of the HR function
  • Provide ad-hoc support to the HR department to ensure the department achieves its strategic goals and KPIs
  • Retain knowledge of employment law and legislation, keeping abreast of updates
    and continued professional development
  • Assist with the development of benefits strategies to enable staff to remain engaged through periods of change including acquisitions and restructures
  • Support the Head of HR with developing an effective HR service, leading on projects as directed
  • Support the aims and ethos of the Company, setting a good example in terms of dress, behaviour, punctuality and attendance
  • Promote and ensure the good reputation of the Company and any associated divisions
  • Adhere to all Company policies and procedures within the defined timescales
  • Maintain confidentiality in the workplace and set a good example in terms of dress and behaviour, maintaining the good reputation of the organisation at all times
  • Any other tasks that can be reasonably expected in relation to the role

 

Specification:

  • Strong IT skills, particularly the Microsoft office suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook & Teams, HRIS and video conferencing technology
  • Relevant HR qualification such as CIPD
  • Experienced in administering a reward and benefits strategy within a large multi-site organisation, within an HR environment
  • Highly organised, self-motivated and able work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain good working relationships and to relate professionally to staff at all levels
  • A highly motivated team player with a flexible, positive and proactive approach to work
  • Excellent written communication skills and a good level of numeracy
  • Diligent and excellent attention to detail
  • Calm under pressure
  • Confident in nature and very well organised
  • Adaptable to changing priorities
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritise workload
  • Proven experience of working at a similar level within HR
  • Sound knowledge of HR policies and their practical application
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision and prioritise tasks efficiently
  • Capable of understanding complexities within HR and how they fit into the bigger picture

Ideally, you will have a CIPD Level 5 qualification (or equivalent), coupled with demonstrable experience of working within a high-pace, multi-site organisation

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Grandir UK is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role. We are an equal opportunity employer and select staff on merit, irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage & civil partnership, race, sex, sexual orientation, religion, or belief.

The Kiddi Caru Nurseries Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.
We aim to be an equal opportunity employer and select staff on merit, irrespective of race, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion or belief.

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