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Organisational Development Business Partner

Northern Lincolnshire
Competitive salary
Closing date
23 Sep 2021

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We're a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt 'best practice' so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values; kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them

This is an exciting time for the Trust's People and Organisational Effectiveness Directorate. Having completed most of a recent restructure reflecting the needs of our staff, there are a number of career opportunities in the Leadership, Culture and Organisational Development teams.

Two of these are Organisational Development Business Partner roles, reporting to the Associate Director of Leadership, Culture and Organisational Development, joining our third Organisational Development Business Partner already in post.

To deliver the Trust's People Strategy 2020-24 effectively, the role of the Organisational Development (OD) Business Partner is identified as critical to our success. The post holder(s) will work strategically and collaboratively with internal stakeholder groups to promote and embed its Vision, Values and working Principles. The OD and Training and Development teams collectively focus on creating an environment where staff thrive, and where leadership, through compassion, engagement and role modelling of the Trust values, ensure our staff and teams are motivated, have a sense of pride in all they do and maintain optimal levels of morale. Importantly all OD and Training and Development team activities carry a direct line of sight through to improving the quality, safety and effectiveness of our patient services.

The post holder(s), working collaboratively with HR Business Partners, executive colleagues and divisional stakeholders will support delivery of distinct elements of the NLaG People Strategy, namely Staff Engagement, Staff Retention and the creation and delivery of Leadership and Management Development Programmes and supporting and expanding the Trust's Coaching Network. These roles will be required to work across the broad OD themes of engagement, transformational change, and leadership development to achieve our aims. The post holder(s) will strive to make the Trust a market-leading employer of choice. This is a creative post where the post holder(s) will be integrated into and visible across all areas of the Trust. The post holder(s) are required to positively challenge the current system, champion new ways of working and technological approaches, and work collaboratively to achieve their objectives.

Reporting to the Associate Director of Leadership, Culture and Organisational Development, the Organisational Development Business Partners (x3 in the team) will work collaboratively with the Health and Wellbeing Business Partner, the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Lead, the Head of Education, Training and Development, and the Training and Apprenticeships Manager within the Leadership, Culture and Organisational Development teams to support all clinical, non-clinical and corporate colleague teams to deliver the Trust's People Strategy.

The post holder(s) will interpret national best practice and thinking in respect of OD principles and practices, and challenge existing systemic and local practices to enable progressive, thought and sector leading solutions which take into account best models of practice and the most effective use of resources for optimal return on investment. This role is a key driver to ensure the Trust meets and where achievable, exceeds the requirements of CQC standards that relate to optimal staff engagement, performance and influence on patient experience.

The post holder(s) will bring expertise to develop, deliver and measure the effectiveness of core OD, training and leadership development programmes for key workforce groups Trust-wide.

These will include but not be limited to frontline staff, supervisors, managers and leaders, teams and functions, working in close collaborative partnership with the Health and Wellbeing Business Partner, Equality and Diversity Lead and Human Resources Business Partners.

If you are inspired by the opportunity to make a transformational difference, leading a highly engaged, enthusiastic and committed team of colleagues, and believe you have the passion, creativity, and drive to lead this team forward, please apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:Alison Dubbins, Associate Director of Leadership, Culture and Organisational

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Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated.

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