Are you a strategic HR Business Partner with demonstrable experience of partnering with a variety of services to deliver business objectives? Do you want to work with one of the UK’s leading housing and homelessness charities to enable the delivery of our exciting new strategy?


About you

Already an accomplished HR Business Partner, you will be able to hit the ground running, offering people management support and enabling the People strategy across a range of Shelter’s services.


You will have:

  • The ability to build positive working relationships with senior leaders, offering strategic insight, coaching and playing the role of the critical friend where appropriate.
  • Demonstrable experience partnering with leadership teams to deliver organisational change.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to successfully share information with diverse groups of people, helping to build their understanding of people management practices and policies.
  • Detailed, up-to-date, working knowledge of employment law, being CIPD qualified or equivalent or demonstrable relevant experience


About the role and team

In this key role, you will build influential relationships with our leadership teams and provide strategic partnering to identify goals and priorities, translating these into clear People plans to support the achievement of business objectives. You will support constructive conflict management, with the ability to lead on challenging situations and empower mangers to do the same.


In addition, you will work with the Head of HR Business Partnering and Employee Relations on the continued development and delivery of the wider People and Culture plan and share responsibility with Learning & Organisational Development colleagues to create, deliver and evaluate training for our people.


Situated within the Strategy Enablement directorate, the HR Delivery department is on its way to becoming a centre of excellence, with the HR Business Partner role playing a significant part in this.


We are happy to discuss flexible working and what we can do to support your development as an HR professional.



We offer a wide range of benefits, including 30 days of annual leave, enhanced family friendly policies, pension and interest free travel loans. Our employees have access to a tenancy deposit loan, payroll giving, cycle to work scheme and an employee assistance programme.


Shelter does not accept unsolicited CVs from external recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.


£42,229 pa (plus £4,830 London Weighting, if candidate is working from London office regularly and lives in the London area)

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