Based at: YMCA East London Office, Walthamstow
Annual salary: £30,000 – £35,000
Hours of work: 40 hours per weeks, Monday – Friday
Closing date: 17 November 2017

The YMCA LSW is a registered provider of Housing with a growing presence across South, South West and East London. The vision of the Association is of a Christian Charity where people can come as they are, be met at their point of need and find life in all its fullness. The group mission is to create a Large but Local organisation that can reach out across the capital to transform communities so all young people can belong, contribute and thrive. As one of London’s largest charities the Association also sees itself providing a leading role in the capital as well as within the YMCA Federation.

The HR Department provides services for over 700 staff and 200 volunteers. We are involved in all areas of HR work – supporting line managers in recruiting and inducting workers, learning and development, payroll, queries and problem handling through to disciplinary and redundancy.

Job Purpose
The HR Business Partner will provide support to East London (Walthamstow)Office – but may be required to visit and work from any of the other Association regional offices sites in accordance with the needs of the business.
The HR Business Partner is an internal consultant providing a range of generalist HR expertise to the Regional Area Directors and Managers. The successful candidate will be able to build effective relationships within their business areas and also provide the voice of the business back to the Corporate HR Function.
In addition to generalist HR services HR Partners are encouraged to develop knowledge within a specialist area of HRM/OD. We are looking for someone with an interest in the area of either Equality and Diversity, Employee Relations or Reward who will contribute to the Associations policy implementation and monitoring in this area and lead in this area in collaboration with central HR Team.

Skill and Experience
It is essential that you have MCIPD or Equivalent Level 7 qualification, 2 years working within HR team as generalist advisor or Business Partner gained within a complex organisation. We also seek someone with ability to communicate clearly with the ability to adapt style of communication to needs of the audience,
This role is subject to safeguarding checks including a DBS check in line with YMCA LSW procedures. YMCA LSW is a Christian organisation and as an employee, you will be required to respect the Christian ethos of the YMCA and uphold its values.

Annual Leave
Commencing at 25 days per annum plus public holidays (for five day per week workers; otherwise pro-rata).
Other Benefits
Free use of the health and fitness facilities; a 15% staff discount in restaurants.

Please submit your completed application form no later than the deadline provided to the following email address

Job Description
Guidance Notes
Application Form
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

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YMCA London South West is an equal opportunities employer. We value the importance of diversity and positively welcome applications from all members of the community, including those with disabilities.  As a responsible employer, we follow safer recruitment guidelines and will not accept a CV in lieu of a completed application form. The successful candidate will be expected to declare all previous offences and to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

YMCA London South West is a Christian organisation and as an employee you will be required to respect its ethos and uphold its values.