The starting salary for this role is £43,877 per annum, working 36 hours per week.
Are you ready to join our incredible team as a Senior People Consultant? We are seeking a proactive, change-driving professional with a passion for continuous improvement. In this role you'll have the opportunity to contribute to the design and transformation of our HR People Consultancy team, making a positive impact on our organisation.
As a Senior People Consultant you'll be the go-to person for complex case work, as well as collaborating with senior stakeholders across all areas of People and Change. You'll bring change to life by staying up to date with the latest trends in the People Profession and identifying improvement opportunities. Leading strategic projects and fostering collaboration within our team and extended leadership, you'll be at the forefront of driving transformation.
But that's not all! Your role will also involve coaching and mentoring our talented team colleagues. With your operational oversight you'll ensure timely resolution of case work, always keeping outcomes in mind and adhering to legislation, policy, and best practice. And don't worry, you won't be alone in this journey. You'll work closely with our People Business Partners, linking operational and strategic people matters for maximum impact.
As a resilient problem-solver you'll tackle setbacks, uncertainty, and ambiguity head-on, seeking resolutions and acting as a critical friend to your colleagues. Your skilled coaching techniques and confident influence will maintain momentum in all areas of work.
At our organisation we value a culture that is enabling, evidence-based, forward-thinking, confident, and risk-aware. We provide constructive challenge based on service needs and drivers, and we're driven to achieve outstanding results.
Working with us means experiencing a sense of inclusiveness, compassion, collaboration, trust, ambition, and focus on outcomes. We're an inventive and dynamic team that strives to make a difference for Surrey residents.
Joining our People Consultancy team means being a part of our Business Partnering and Employment Practice within the People and Change Service, managed by our dedicated People Consultant Lead. Together, we support the council in realising its ambitions and driving transformational change.
If you're ready to bring your expertise, humour, and friendly professionalism to our team, apply now! Together we'll provide compliant and valuable employment relations advice that meets the needs of our organisation. Let's make a difference and empower our people to reach their full potential.
You'll benefit from a supportive team and flexible ways of working and we believe in empowering you with the tools and freedom to shine.
Remember, we're looking for a friendly professional who can bring a touch of humour to our team. Good luck!
This role is open to agile working meaning you aren't required in the office 5 days a week. Fundamentally this is about working practice and goes beyond the location in which we work - having the freedom and flexibility to work when and where as needed. Our focus on results, outcomes and collaboration is enabled by high levels of trust and accountability in our people. Supporting our people to work where they are most effective, this can be remotely from a variety of locations including SCC offices, home or any other suitable location. We have a team base to enable you and your colleagues to come together as and when required.
At Surrey we work together openly and honestly to provide our residents with an excellent service that is inclusive and respectful of all. We offer a wide range of benefits that allow you to develop within your career without having to sacrifice your work/life balance.
You can read more about our benefits, vision and values on our website by clicking apply.
The closing date for applications is 23:59 on Sunday 26th November 2023 with interviews scheduled for the week commencing Monday 4th December 2023.
We look forward to receiving your application, please click the apply button below.
From flexible working to job sharing we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. A guaranteed interview will be offered to all disabled applications where:
- The candidate has evidenced the minimum criteria for the role through their application
- The candidate has chosen to share that they have a disability on the application form
Our application form and onboarding process will provide an opportunity to request any reasonable adjustments for the interview and/or the role.
We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups. We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.