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Human Resources Business Partner

  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Salary: £46,662 to £49,292
  • Location: Hybrid Working
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours/Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Closing Date: 05/06/2022 at 23:55
  • Reference: R/22/195679

HR Business Partner


Are you an experienced and inspirational leader with a background in Human Resources? Are you looking for your next opportunity to develop your career and #bethedifference?

Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities.  Public service is more important than ever and this role represents a real opportunity to make a difference to our communities by transforming the way we work and placing our residents at the heart of everything we do.

We are looking for an exceptional HR Business Partner to work alongside our Directorate Leadership Teams.  This is a key role in our HR/OD Team, leading, managing and facilitating your business area through an extensive and varied range of workforce change projects and programmes in support of the Council’s strategic objectives. You will provide advice, data-led insight, and support to Senior Leaders and managers on a range of workforce issues, and identify fit for purpose HR solutions.

You will be a credible, customer focused HR practitioner with the ability to influence, develop and maintain trusting relationships with a range of stakeholders, and be able to liaise closely with colleagues to ensure the delivery of high quality HR services.

Ultimately, you will demonstrate a commitment and enthusiasm to making a difference for residents, you will role model our values and will be an ambassador for the Council.  #BeTheDifference.

Interviews expected to take place week commencing 13 June 2022.


Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.


It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.


Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.


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