HCA Healthcare UK

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  • Full-time


London W1G


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  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Private medical insurance
  • Season ticket loan

Full job description

Job Title: Employee Relations Business Partner
Location: London
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Salary: Competitive with a range of exceptional Benefits


We’re looking for an Employee Relations Business Partner to join our High Performing and well-respected HR team, based in London. The team provides extensive professional support to our managers both in clinical and non-clinical roles. Supporting our colleagues with a complex and diverse range of ER related matters, thus allowing them to focus on the delivery of an exceptional patient journey we are admired for globally.


As an Employee Relations Business Partner, your role is to be a trusted advisor supporting managers and colleagues across the HCA UK Division.


As an excellent coach, you’ll use these skills alongside your employee relations and HR expertise to deliver high quality, proactive case management and support for all employee relations matters. Examples include: capability, disciplinary, grievances, absence management, flexible working requests, appeals.


The post holder will also have involvement in ACAS Early conciliation matters as well as Employment Tribunal preparation.


This post holder will be someone who is able to think strategically and apply into operational situations. The ability to understand and balance policy and employment legislation within a high performing commercial environment is important.


Above all else, we’re committed to the care and improvement of human life. It’s this guiding vision that influences everything we do at HCA UK. From the CEO to the colleagues on the floor we all have a part to play in delivering exceptional care to our patients. Other’s may think this is just a role in Employee Relations team, but to us, you’ll be part of a wider team with a unique sense of purpose, one that helps improve lives on a daily basis.


What you’ll do:

  • Deliver a high quality, pragmatic and professional ER advisory service to managers and colleagues.
  • Working alongside the HR Business Partners to ensure a consistent, customer focused and responsive One HR service.
  • Provide analytical and trend analysis of ER issues.
  • Be a lead for manager training on people related matters, for example, attendance.
  • Advocate on occupational health and wellbeing for colleagues.


What you’ll bring:

  • Demonstrative professional employee relations experience within a large, complex matrix organisation.
  • Able to demonstrate experience and understanding of UK Employment Law to advise and guide colleagues supporting problem solving in a pragmatic way.
  • Able to work at pace and to tight deadlines and changing priorities and work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrative analytical and problem-solving skills, able to identify improvements to ways of working and to HR policy and process.
  • The experience and ability to coach others, in this role you’ll be coaching line managers in people matters and helping them to manage them rather than doing the task for them.
  • Ideally CIPD qualified and / or a minimum of 5 years in employee relations.




Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication, and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing.


By caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As an Employee Relations Business Partner, you’ll be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you.
  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals
  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Group Life Assurance from day one
  • Critical illness cover
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland
  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection, and lifestyle benefits to suit you.
  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers


Diversity and Inclusion


Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion, and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated, and everyone can achieve their potential.


We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.





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