Head of Recruitment & Resourcing

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Poole, Dorset
£45,753 - £51,668 p.a. pro rata for part-time
13 Jul 2021
25 Jul 2021
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About us

Pioneering, ambitious and rated Outstanding by the CQC, Dorset HealthCare delivers a wide range of community health, mental health and learning disabilities care. We are absolutely committed to achieving the very best outcomes for our patients and service users and to making a positive difference for all our communities. This has never been more important as we start to recover from the pandemic. To achieve this we believe all of our 6500 employees have an important part to play and that’s why we work collaboratively across our multi-disciplinary teams and with our partners and stakeholders to create a supportive, inclusive and compassionate working environment that ensures we get the very best from all our people.

About the Role

As an outstanding rated NHS Trust, we are on a mission to overhaul our recruitment function and people practices to accelerate our vision of becoming Better Every Day with compassion, diversity and inclusion at the heart of everything we do.

As Head of Recruitment and Resourcing you will bring energy, innovation and proactive responsibility for the management of recruitment and HR admin services for the Trust, delivering professional, efficient and timely services at all stages of the employment life cycle. With a passion for customer service, strong operational management experience in recruitment and HR admin, coupled with knowledge of employment and contract law, you will build trust and confidence across your team, empowering them to be confident and competent in progressing our outstanding services.

Highly organised and collaborative, you’ll work with key stakeholders to ensure excellent attraction, selection and candidate experiences, identifying process and system improvements, reviewing recruitment KPIs and developing resourcing solutions for the Trust. Your leadership skills will enable you to make the important operational and strategic planning decisions that will ensure you and your team deliver great recruitment and HR admin services to the Trust.  

This role sits within our People and Culture Directorate which is focused on developing an ambitious People agenda making Dorset HealthCare a great place to work, with an emphasis on being an employer of choice. You’ll have the opportunity to represent the People and Culture Directorate on specific projects and will be a member of the Directorate’s Senior Management Team, contributing to development and delivery of the Trust’s overall workforce strategic objectives.

This is a full-time role with some flexibility over hours and location. The successful candidate will be expected to spend some time in the office to support the team, with opportunities to work from home or other locations as required. There will be some travel across the UK to attend recruitment events.

More information

At Dorset Healthcare we believe all our people make a valuable contribution to our patients and service users and we actively support personal development and a culture of inclusion, support and compassion in all that we do.

We offer a competitive salary package, including generous annual leave entitlement and access to excellent NHS terms and conditions. 

Dorset boasts beautiful coast and countryside, including the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, and some of the best weather in the UK. With excellent schools and colleges as well as vibrant towns and villages with lots of activities on offer, we believe Dorset is a fantastic place to live and work. 

Focus Group to be held on 3 August 2021

Interview Date to be held on 5 August 2021