Director of Human Resources

Thames Valley Air Ambulance
High Wycombe
07 Apr 2021
15 Apr 2021
Contract Type

Thames Valley Air Ambulance is one of the UK's leading air ambulance charities. We continuously push the boundaries of medical intervention, helicopter aviation and on-scene patient care to deliver a unique emergency service to patients, where and when it is most needed.

Location: Stokenchurch, High Wycombe (The ability to work from home will also be required)
Job Type: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 22.5 to 30 per week
Salary: ??55,000 to ??60,000 (FTE)

The role:

We love what we do. Our charity is a place where people care for each other, provide support and encourage everyone to be their best and we pride ourselves on being one of the UK's leading air ambulance charities. As an innovative charity, we are continually developing our organisation and pushing the boundaries of patient care to deliver a unique emergency service, where and when it is most needed. We are driven to do the right thing for our patients, their families, our supporters and community. All our staff live our values: passion, excellence, respect and care.

As a member of the Executive Management Team, the Director of Human Resources will be responsible for the overall development and delivery of our people strategy. You will be expected to provide strategic advice, guidance, and leadership across the charity on all aspects of the key areas of HR management and ensure HR polices and processes are fit for purpose and legally compliant. You will take the lead in recognising, creating, and implementing plans to promote diversity and inclusion and lead a small, dedicated HR team

Our work force is varied and includes paramedics, doctors and operational support staff as well as fundraising, communications, finance and other support services. Our critical care response service operates between 0700 and 0200 daily which means that some of our team work shifts and anti social hours; many have an emergency services background.

Working for TVAA is a job like no other. With a wide range and variety of situations to be managed in what can be a fast moving environment, this role is essential in ensuring that we provide an appropriate and supportive environment for our staff, demonstrating a real commitment to diversity, personal development and excellence.

You must be CIPD (level 7) qualified and competent in generalist HR with the ability to work at a transactional and strategic level and have the experience of leading an HR function. You will have highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to demonstrate a high degree of confidentiality.

If you have the relevant skills and experience and are passionate about making a difference to people's lives then we would love to hear from you. Before you apply please see the information pack which includes the full Job description by visiting our website work for us page

Closing date: Midday Monday 19th April 2021

This post may close early due to high numbers of applications, so you are advised to apply promptly.

You may have experience of the following: Head of HR, Human Resources, HR, Head of Human Resources, Organisational Development, HR Director, OD, Employment Law, CIPD, Consultant, Senior HR Manager, HRBP, Director of Human Resources, Strategy, Employee Relations, HR Business Partner, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, etc.

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