People Adviser - JRN 20926
 

Salary: Career Graded C – G, £20,040 - £32,394 (Salary entry point dependent on experience/ qualifications)

Location: Agile, Home Working /Forth Banks Police Station, with regular travel across the Force Area

Contract Type: Fixed term starting in October 2022 (duration 10-12 months to cover maternity leave)

 

The Role

 

Our people are at the heart of Northumbria Police. From time to time, our officers and staff need advice and guidance on complex employment matters affecting them as an individual or members of their team. We are committed to supporting our people to find a resolution to whatever change or challenge they may be facing.

 

The People Adviser role is an integral part of our People Partnering and Wellbeing Team.  You will provide an effective and responsive service that is fair, transparent, and accessible by all members of our workforce.

 

In return for your dedication and experience, we offer 24 days’ leave, excluding bank holidays, increasing to 29 days for 5 years+ service.  We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card. And to take care of your physical and mental well-being, we’ve invested in extensive paid sick leave, trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations. 



What will I be doing?

We have a fixed term opportunity working as part of our People Partnering function.  The successful candidate will efficiently advise and guide members of our workforce at every level across the full range of people issues, including attendance, performance management, misconduct, grievance and organisational change.

 

Ideally, you will be experienced in managing a caseload where you are accountable for preparing complex case files in a professional and timely manner, working with Senior People Advisers and Partners to make recommendations for next steps and resolution, however more important than experience, is the right person for the role.  This is a career graded role which offers a fantastic development opportunity for someone who is starting their career in this area;  we are keen to hear from you also if this is you.

As a People Adviser you will actively seek to develop influential relationships with stakeholders in order to understand their capability to deal with people issues, seeking opportunities to upskill managers and staff alike.

As part of the management of incoming enquiries, you will undertake administrative tasks which support our people during significant points in their employee lifecycle, as well planning and preparation for corporate People Services meetings.

As a career graded position,  applications are
very much welcomed from candidates at all levels, on the basis that you can demonstrate a strong appetite to learn and develop yourself through experience in the role.  Our highest salary point is only considered for those who have at least a level 5 CIPD qualification.


Part of the role will require attendance at meetings; therefore, applicants will need to be able to travel throughout the Force area.

 

If home working is not possible for the successful applicant, office-based working on a full time basis can be accommodated.

 

For further information please view the role definition.

 

Vacancy Contact
Interested to learn more? To discuss this role in more detail please contact Sarah Burns, Senior People Partner, by email at sarah.burns@northumbria.police.uk

  

Vetting level: Recruitment Vetting (RV)

Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information, and references. 

 

Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities, and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation 

 

If you have any queries about the application process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at careers@northumbria.police.uk  

 

All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

Northumbria Police are currently undertaking a role and reward project in respect of all police staff posts. For further information please contact the Talent Acquisition Team  

Vacancy Type
Police Staff
Rank/Grade
Career Graded Post
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
Salary Range
N/A
 

Salary: Career Graded C – G, £20,040 - £32,394 (Salary entry point dependent on experience/ qualifications)

Location: Agile, Home Working /Forth Banks Police Station, with regular travel across the Force Area

Contract Type: Fixed term starting in October 2022 (duration 10-12 months to cover maternity leave)

 

The Role

 

Our people are at the heart of Northumbria Police. From time to time, our officers and staff need advice and guidance on complex employment matters affecting them as an individual or members of their team. We are committed to supporting our people to find a resolution to whatever change or challenge they may be facing.

 

The People Adviser role is an integral part of our People Partnering and Wellbeing Team.  You will provide an effective and responsive service that is fair, transparent, and accessible by all members of our workforce.

 

In return for your dedication and experience, we offer 24 days’ leave, excluding bank holidays, increasing to 29 days for 5 years+ service.  We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, childcare vouchers, and discounts on shopping and eating out thanks to the Blue Light Card. And to take care of your physical and mental well-being, we’ve invested in extensive paid sick leave, trained mental health first aiders on-site, an employee advice service and access to gyms in some stations. 



What will I be doing?

We have a fixed term opportunity working as part of our People Partnering function.  The successful candidate will efficiently advise and guide members of our workforce at every level across the full range of people issues, including attendance, performance management, misconduct, grievance and organisational change.

 

Ideally, you will be experienced in managing a caseload where you are accountable for preparing complex case files in a professional and timely manner, working with Senior People Advisers and Partners to make recommendations for next steps and resolution, however more important than experience, is the right person for the role.  This is a career graded role which offers a fantastic development opportunity for someone who is starting their career in this area;  we are keen to hear from you also if this is you.

As a People Adviser you will actively seek to develop influential relationships with stakeholders in order to understand their capability to deal with people issues, seeking opportunities to upskill managers and staff alike.

As part of the management of incoming enquiries, you will undertake administrative tasks which support our people during significant points in their employee lifecycle, as well planning and preparation for corporate People Services meetings.

As a career graded position,  applications are
very much welcomed from candidates at all levels, on the basis that you can demonstrate a strong appetite to learn and develop yourself through experience in the role.  Our highest salary point is only considered for those who have at least a level 5 CIPD qualification.


Part of the role will require attendance at meetings; therefore, applicants will need to be able to travel throughout the Force area.

 

If home working is not possible for the successful applicant, office-based working on a full time basis can be accommodated.

 

For further information please view the role definition.

 

Vacancy Contact
Interested to learn more? To discuss this role in more detail please contact Sarah Burns, Senior People Partner, by email at sarah.burns@northumbria.police.uk

  

Vetting level: Recruitment Vetting (RV)

Applicants must be a resident of the UK for a minimum period of 3 years to ensure vetting checks can be successfully performed.  A job offer will be dependent upon vetting clearance, medical information, and references. 

 

Northumbria Police fully supports a policy of equal opportunities, and we welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation 

 

If you have any queries about the application process, please contact the Talent Acquisition Team by email at careers@northumbria.police.uk  

 

All staff including those appointed on fixed term contracts must successfully complete their probationary period before they are eligible to apply for a Northumbria Police vacancy.

Northumbria Police are currently undertaking a role and reward project in respect of all police staff posts. For further information please contact the Talent Acquisition Team