HR Business Partner When registering to this job board you will be redirected to the online application form. Please ensure that this is completed in full in order that your application can be reviewed. Do you want to make a difference and be part of a vibrant and inclusive organisation that has been helping save lives for more than a century? As one of the countrys best-loved charities, St John Ambulance played a pivotal role in responding to the pandemic as well as everyday health emergencies, training, supporting communities, and improving young peoples lives. Exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and engaging Interim People and Culture Business Partner Reporting to the Head of People and Culture, the successful candidate will be a key member of the People and Culture Leadership team. Working closely with key stakeholders to shape, develop and deliver People plans and solutions in line with the People Strategy. The successful candidate will lead on ensuring optimum delivery in all areas including people management, absence management, staff and volunteer engagement and relations. We pride ourselves in being a great place to work, providing a supportive culture with opportunities to grow and develop your career, achieve a healthy work life balance and to be recognised for the great work you do. The role benefits from a competitive salary, generous pension, remote/hybrid which can be based nationally, flexible working, 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) - increasing to 38 days over 5 years, options to buy and sell holiday, free first/mental aid first aider courses, Blue Light and NHS online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme, life assurance, flu jab, eye care, mental health and wellbeing tools and volunteering days. The role is a 6 month fixed term contract. Please see the job description for more detail (this can be viewed on our website or once you click apply) About You: CIPD Level 7 or relevant experience Experience in both operational and strategic HR input Broad HR generalist experience Excellent interpersonal people skills and strong stakeholder management skills and be able to build and maintain relationships at all levels About The Role: Work with the leaders to build, implement and deliver people strategies Be the nominated subject matter expert in specific areas of the business including absence management; volunteer engagement and relations; and safeguarding ensuring prompt, consistent and sufficient guidance to the wider People and Culture teams on these topics Effectively manage relationships with leaders across all business areas Work in close alignment with the Head of People and Culture/Business Partnering to ensure consistent messaging across all areas of St John Maintain a clear understanding and provide up to date knowledge of the People and Culture legal framework Deputise in rotation for the Head of People and Culture for absences About Us: This is a fantastic opportunity to join a team of over 1,700 employees and over 30,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through essential first aid services, training and campaigning. As a charity with rich heritage and a long history of serving humanity, we are proud of our past and excited about creating a healthier, safer, more resilient future. St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, supporting and enabling them to access and receive physical and mental health first aid. We do this through developing and providing effective community response and outreach services (e.g. Ambulance response, Falls response, Night Time Economy and Homelessness outreach) and using our longstanding expertise to empower people with vital clinical skills and the confidence to use them (e.g. our Volunteers and Community Advocates, NHS Cadets and Young Responders programmes). Interview Date: 8 / 9 August 2022 Application Review Date: 5 August 2022 We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role If you are a current St John Ambulance employee, please apply here: Click here For all other candidates, or St John Ambulance volunteers wishing to apply: please apply below St John Ambulance are committed to increasing the diversity of our team and making sure we best reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. At St John, everyone is valued and supported to thrive, we have several networks including Multi Culture, Disability and Accessibility, Pride, Family and Carers and Womens groups. We do nottolerate any form ofdiscriminationandengendera sense of belonging for all, by creating an environment of mutual respect, where we value unique differences and demonstrate authentic allyship.We believe passionately in equality, diversity and inclusion. Please note: St John does not accept speculative CVs and will only review CVs sent in application for an advertised vacancy. Recruitment Agencies:We are not utilising the services of recruitment agencies for this vacancy and will accept direct applications only.