Senior HR Business Partner

      The role

      We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Senior HR Business Partner to join our central HR Team in providing expert HR advice and guidance to managers and key stakeholders across the business.

      The successful candidate will have in-depth experience of employee relations and organisational development.  Reporting to the HR Manager, the role holder will support and deliver on HR projects critical to the success of the business. The role holder will also act as a key support to the wider HR Department in provision of the day to day HR services to the business.

      The successful candidate will have the ability to build trust and credibility quickly to influence, advise and coach managers on a wide range of people management issues including:

      • Organisational change including restructures, redundancies, TUPE transfers and contractual changes
      • Managing performance including formal disciplinary and capability procedures
      • Resolving grievances and disputes
      • Managing attendance – ensuring our sickness absence procedures and systems are followed consistently and fairly; and handling management of long-term ill-health casework discretely and to resolution.
      • Updating HR policies and procedures in accordance with key legislation and best practice guidance.

      The ideal candidate

      We are looking for someone who is:

      • Committed to the continual improvement of professional, expert HR practice and high standards of service.
      • Proactive, with the ability to work well under pressure meeting competing demands and challenges
      • Keen to work both strategically and hands-on, in a varied and fast-paced organisation.

      The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years HR experience. A CIPD qualification to a minimum of level 5 or equivalent is also desirable.

      The Company

      The Ability Matters Group is an international group of companies whose principal activity is to supply products and services that enhance the lives of those who require devices to improve their mobility and accessibility.


      The business was started in 1989 and now employs over 700 people as a result of securing major NHS contracts across the UK over the last 30 years.

      Remote working

      This is a remote role and the successful applicant will be based at home, but due to the geographic spread of locations within the business, some travel may also be required from time to time including to our Head Office in Abingdon.

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