HR People Partner (Business Partner)

Reference number: 42669

Title: HR People Partner (Business Partner)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time

Location: King's Cross, London

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Wednesday 4 July 2018

Salary: 39,452 to 42,869 per annum (Inc. London Allowance)

Sense salary points: 45-49

Interview date: To be confirmed

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About the role

We are currently recruiting for an HR People Partner to work 37.5 hours per week in Pentonville Road, London. 

The People Partner will work as an HR Business Partner to our Policy and Communications, Supporter Engagement, Finance and Resources and Sense International teams, you will be responsible for delivering a proactive, customer focused and generalist Human Resource service to leadership teams. You will support our leaders in developing high performing and engaged teams and will coach and train managers to enable them to get the best from their people.

This role includes providing the HR support to our international charity, Sense International, with programmes operating in South America, East Africa, Europe and Asia. The HR People Partner will work with the Director of Sense International to develop, plan and deliver the SI People Strategy.

In addition, you will take on organisation wide projects and as a member of our HR management team contribute to developing and implementing our People Strategy.

About you 

You will be keen to develop your HR career in a charity like ours that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued and you will be committed to making a real and positive difference to the lives of the people we support.

Ideally CIPD qualified, you will be positive, proactive, focused and enthusiastic, so that you are able to engage and motivate managers and colleagues to deliver excellent services.  You will be able to demonstrate the ability to provide high quality advice in complex situations and will have a proven knowledge of employment law.   You will have worked with international teams or be willing to learn more about international development. Your experience will be complimented by excellent communication skills and the ability to manage a demanding workload of competing priorities. 

About us

Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact: Alison Munday on

To apply

If you are interested in this role you are encouraged to apply early as interviews will take place as we receive applications. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we make an early appointment.

Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will not be considered.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 


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Related links

Who Sense supports

More about Sense, it's visions and values

Sense's People Strategy

Sense's People Strategy (Accessible)