People Partner

1 x Full Time/Permanent

1 x Temporary Maternity cover – 12 months

Salary 4D

We have 2 brilliant opportunities to join our experienced, supportive and impactful People Team at SYHA. We focus on helping our people do their best work so that we in turn have a positive impact on the customers and communities SYHA support.

Our hybrid working roles are truly flexible, including your working hours – we ask that you spend part of your working week in our head office or other workspaces connecting and working with your colleagues. These roles report directly to the Head of People.

The roles:

  • Provide a wide range of high quality support to a portfolio of diverse services within SYHA (these will either be in our LiveWell care services or our General Needs Housing services).
  • Work in line with our philosophy which is to equip, coach and mentor our managers to help make great people decisions
  • Work closely with people at every level in our business, this will include Directors and senior leaders, front line managers and our employees in a wide range of roles. It will also include our OD Team and other People Partners.
  • Advise, support and carry a caseload of a wide range of HR and ER activities including complex case management, TUPE, redundancy and restructure.
  • Work in partnership with your portfolio to embed recent developments in our approach to wellbeing, EDI and hybrid working.
  • Coach and support recruiting managers to ensure we bring excellent people into our business
  • Take a lead on key project(s) within our People Plan
  • Development and review of policies, procedure and best practice

The ideal candidate:

  • Ideally CIPD qualified or working towards qualification
  • Passionate about providing brilliant customer service
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Good understanding of employment law and its application
  • Strong working knowledge of legislative, policy and professional issues

Our wider benefits:

  • Salary – £31,644-£34,662 per annum
  • Working hours – 37 per week
  • Generous holiday entitlement – 27 days annual leave, statutory bank holidays plus an additional 4 SYHA days, and additional wellbeing day.
  • Pension contribution
  • Excellent Flexible working options including Flexi Time, Condensed Hours, Part Time and job share.
  • Excellent benefits including:
    • SYHA Rewards - employee discount scheme, which offers cash back and shopping discounts.Plus advice and resources on healthy eating, financial wellbeing, exercise and mastering your mental health
    • Westfield Health (employer paid)
    • Counselling
    • Discounted Gym membership
    • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to a wide range of programmes to train and develop you.

For more information about our range of benefits, please visit the Your Wellbeing and Feeling at Home.

Who we are:

At South Yorkshire Housing Association, our purpose is for our customers to settle at home, live well and realise their potential.

Feeling settled and living well means different things to the people and families that live across South Yorkshire. So, we work with people in different ways – from our extra-care housing, to providing services and opportunities that individuals can access in their home, workplace and community, to creating houses for affordable rent.

Our employees enable us to create the best services, support, and experiences for our customers. We believe that difference makes us better, and that our services are made stronger by having a diverse workforce. We encourage and welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that we may remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received. Please apply at your earliest convenience.

For the purposes of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 this is an excluded job.


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