Senior HR Advisor

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Human Resources
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: £34,990 - £42,000 depending on experience

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Location: Northampton

Permanent / Full Time / Hybrid working

You can achieve more at St Andrew’s Healthcare

St Andrew’s Healthcare is a charity providing specialist mental healthcare services. We work in partnership with a number of NHS, voluntary, educational and research organisations to deliver a range of specialist inpatient and community mental healthcare services, education and research that helps to improve the lives of people with complex mental health needs.

The SHRA role is key in providing proactive and knowledgeable HR support liaising with Executives, Senior Managers and Clinicians as required.

The key responsibilities are to:

  • Be the first point of contact for line managers needing support with people challenges in their teams.
  • Provide local leadership/management of the HR element in change projects, with support of HR Business Partner as required.
  • Build and maintain confidential relationships with key stakeholders and managers to assist them to develop plans, undertake workforce planning and partner the leadership team in their regular operational meetings.
  • Partner areas within the charity and provide HR support, focusing on engagement and coaching in line with, Human Resources Policies and Procedures, best practice and the Charity’s HR Strategy.
  • Identify performance and development needs linked to manager’s people management capability and provide the relevant targeted support/ coaching or other L&D interventions to improve this.
  • Support managers to effectively use the HR BI dashboard data, providing local extracts as required, identifying key trends and concerns to promptly resolve issues and negative trends and to support the needs of the Charity.
  • Work collaboratively with the Employee Relations team and complete ad hoc ER work as required, as cases are escalated or where work levels dictate.
  • Work with the HR Business Partner, collating and analysing workforce planning data to establish trends and propose resolutions to workforce planning issues.
  • Partner areas to have active talent management plans including succession planning and maximising development opportunities in conjunction with the HR Business Partner and L&D team.

If you have demonstrable HR operational experience, excellent knowledge and experience of HR best practice, can work autonomously at this level, and have strong influencing and communication skills, then please submit apply or get in touch to discuss further.


We offer an excellent benefits package including pension, 35 days holiday (including bank holidays), sickness policy on par with NHS, access to the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts schemes, life cover, car lease scheme, cycle to work scheme and opportunities for continuing professional development.


If you have any questions regarding these opportunities, please do not hesitate to get in touch with James Farrelly Senior recruiter on 07827856634 or or Lauren McDermott on

Closing Date: Wednesday 31st May 2023

(interviews may be held prior to closing date, early applications encouraged)