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Head of Human Resources & People Development (Maternity Contract)

Would you like to develop and implement the people strategy within a progressive organisation, taking it to the next level and support the overall key business objectives?

This is an exciting opportunity for an Interim Head of HR to join a forward-thinking business which offers a great overall package and gives you the opportunity to develop new skills and thrive in a fast paced and rewarding environment.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Head of Human Resources & People Development (Maternity Contract) Location: Macklin Group Head Office, 26 Wellington Park, Belfast  / Option of hybrid working Reports to: Operations Director Travel: As required dependent on business needs.

Purpose:

  • To provide leadership and direction in both the creation and delivery of a HR Strategy in order to support the achievement of key business objectives.
  • To deliver an effective and efficient HR service in all areas of people management and workforce development.
  • To provide professional HR advice and guidance on all aspects of people management.
  • To develop and maintain effective stakeholder relationships and develop a commercially focused HR function which delivers value to the organisation through key deliverables and project management.
  • Salary: On offer is a competitive base salary + benefits package   

    Important Information
    Date Posted: 14th January 2022
    Closing Date: 22nd January 2022
    Industry: Healthcare
    Job Type: Fixed Term
    Salary: Based on Experience

    About the role

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    Organisation Development -
    Develop and implement the HR strategy for the Macklin Group in order to support the delivery of key business objectives and take forward the effective management and integration of change and organisational development. 

    HR Systems - Formulate HR systems and strategies appropriate to the Company’s corporate mission and goals. Ensure policy documentation in line with HR legislation

    HR service delivery - Develop, drive and deliver the HR roadmaps and KPI’s.  Manage the HR team to deliver a quality and customer focused HR service; be responsible for producing an annual work programme & budgets for the department and for reporting on progress and expenditure.

    Recruitment & Development - Develop and oversee an effective recruitment and development programme to meet the needs of the business and deliver a high performance culture and ongoing development of employees. 

    Performance Management & Improvement culture - Develop and oversee performance management processes to support talent management and a high performing culture at an individual and organisational level.

    Reward and Recognition - Develop and implement an effective reward and recognition strategy to support the strategic objectives of the Macklin Group and to motivate staff.


    The nature of the job will change as the needs of The Macklin Group develop.  This will require a considerable degree of commitment, flexibility and adaptability of the successful candidate to meet quality standards and work deadlines.  


    Please read the Job Description attached for further responsibilities

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    What you will need

    Required criteria

    • Chartered CIPD Membership
    • Degree level qualification
    • Significant experience operating at a senior HR level within a fast-paced organisation of similar or greater size and scale
    • Demonstrable experience of strategic HR management, leading and delivering organisational change initiatives and making commercially focused decisions
    • Experience of building, leading, motivating and managing a team of staff to provide an effective strategic and operational HR function
    • Sound working knowledge of employment legislation within Northern Ireland
    • Proven track record of working with a diverse range of stakeholders and developing effective relationships.
    • Possess a current driving licence and the use of a vehicle for business use or have access to a form of transport that will permit them to meet the requirements of the post

    Desired criteria

      Professional skills you’ll need for this job opportunity

      Employment Law

      Employment Law

      Human Resource Management

      Human Resource Management

      Problem Solving

      Problem Solving

      Strategy Formulation

      Strategy Formulation

      Macklin Care Homes

      We care with heart because… We are undeniably proud of our history and passionate about our future! From the moment we opened our first Care Home in Northern Ireland 30 years ago, we knew we could make a difference in people’s lives.

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      Macklin Care Homes, headed by the Macklin family and part of the Macklin Group, have been caring for people for over 30 years. We’ve taken all our experience over all those years to bring the very best of our knowledge and our expertise to you. We’re experts at what we do. We’re not just another Care Home, we’re a family first and foremost and we treat everyone we come into contact with as one of our very own. From staff to residents to relatives to suppliers to the postman – we’re all one big community! We have Six Locations - Park Manor/Belfast, Arlington/Belfast, Our Lady's/Belfast, Milesian Manor/Magherafelt, Ratheane/Coleraine, and Leabank in Ballycastle.

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      Want a job you'll love? Can you make a real difference to the lives of others? We are looking to recruit great people to work in care and in return, we will bring out the best in you. At Macklin Care Homes you will work as part of an award-winning team who are valued for their contribution, with opportunities for career development, as well as a friendly and rewarding working environment. If you are a compassionate person who cares with heart we would like to hear from you. We are proud of our values and unique positive culture that we live each and every day. This is reflective of our relationships with our residents, their relatives, our suppliers and the local community.

      Our benefits

      As a family-run organisation, we live and breathe our core values of treating people really well, trust, dedication and continuous development. Once you join us, you not only become a member of the team but a member of our family. Caring with heart is at the core of everything we do – with our residents and team members.

      Employee Development Programs

      Free Parking

      Referral bonus

      Long Service Recognition

      Head of Human Resources & People Development (Maternity Contract)

      We care with heart because… We are undeniably proud of our history and passionate about our future! From the moment we opened our first Care Home in Northern Ireland 30 years ago, we knew we could make a difference in people’s lives.