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Regional Human Resource Manager – Grade VIII – Dublin Mid Leinster

Dublin Mid Leinster - The location of the post is flexible but the successful candidate will be required to attend meetings with the Service Director in Dublin Mid Leinster and in Corporate Office at Heuston South Quarter, Dublin as required.
 Salary:  See Description for Details
Other   Permanent
Closing Date: 19/08/2019 Closing Time: 12:00
Recruitment start: 25/07/2019

 

Job Summary

The Child and Family Agency was established on 1st January 2014 and is responsible for improving wellbeing and outcomes for children. It represents the most comprehensive reform of services for the development, welfare and protection of children and the support of families ever undertaken in Ireland. It is an ambitious move which brings together some 4,000 staff who were previously employed within Children and Family Services of the Health Service Executive, the National Educational Welfare Board and the Family Support Agency.

The Child and Family Agency has responsibility for the following range of services:

  • Child Welfare and Protection Services, including family support services
  • Family Resource Centres and associated national programmes
  • Early years (pre-school) Inspection Services
  • Educational Welfare responsibilities including School completion programmes and Home School Liaison
  • Domestic, sexual and gender based violence services
  • Services related to the psychological welfare of children

Further information is available on www.tusla.ie

Purpose of the post:

The post holder is responsible for the delivery and implementation of a range of generalist HR services within their regional area and the provision of advice and guidance on HR and IR issues in order to support the National HR Directorate in achievement of its strategic and business objectives.

Working with the Regional Management Team providing guidance on the broad HR strategy and policy direction and governance on people related matters to influence, monitor and support the changing structure and workforce with a focus on change management, leadership and development support.

Provide HR and IR support and guidance to the Regional Services in the delivery of the organisational strategy in line with legislation, government policy and the HR Strategy to ensure the seamless integrated delivery of services within the agency.

Job Objectives

Purpose of the post:

The post holder is responsible for the delivery and implementation of a range of generalist HR services within their regional area and the provision of advice and guidance on HR and IR issues in order to support the National HR Directorate in achievement of its strategic and business objectives.

Working with the Regional Management Team providing guidance on the broad HR strategy and policy direction and governance on people related matters to influence, monitor and support the changing structure and workforce with a focus on change management, leadership and development support.

Provide HR and IR support and guidance to the Regional Services in the delivery of the organisational strategy in line with legislation, government policy and the HR Strategy to ensure the seamless integrated delivery of services within the agency.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Leadership & Direction

  •  Ensure that the agreed HR standards, practices, policies and procedures are in operation across the Region
  • Ensure the implementation of Tusla Corporate Business Plans and HR Strategy in support of the development and deployment of human resources within the Region to achieve service objectives
  • Provide leadership to ensure the HR policies, programmes and activities in the Region are aligned to the corporate vision and goals
  • Assist in the development and implementation of strategies that promote Tusla – Child and Family Agency as an employer of choice to attract highly competent staff with the appropriate skill mix to deliver services
  • Assist in the development of an organisational culture that values people, their skills, ideas and contributions
  • Champion change and innovation and communicate the vision of change within the Region to ensure understanding and buy-in
  • Contribute to the national corporate agenda on HR matters as appropriate

Operational Management

  • Provide expert HR and IR support, direction and guidance to the Regional Management Team on all HR policies and procedures in respect of their individual teams to ensure compliance with best practice and legislation
  • Working with the Regional  Management Team in implementing HR systems and processes that supports corporate objectives through performance achievement and good governance
  • Assist in the roll-out of the HR Strategy to be implemented across the Region and organisation wide
  • Participate in the communication mechanisms in place to provide communication to and feedback from Corporate HR Directorate on the effectiveness of HR in all areas across the region and work with Regional HR colleagues to action feedback
  • Work collaboratively with Regional HR Manager colleagues in each of the other Regions to ensure consistency in approach and support to the Regional Management Teams
  • Support the delivery of accurate and up to date reporting in line with Corporate and Regional HR Management needs.

Education and Training

  • Participate in mandatory training programmes.
  • Pursue continuous professional development in order to develop professional knowledge and keep updated with current and relevant HR legislation.
  • Provide training with the team and region to share knowledge of relevant HR Procedures/ Processes.

Health & Safety

  • Comply with and contribute to the development of policies, procedures, guidelines and safe professional practice and adhere to relevant legislation, regulations and standards.
  • Have a working knowledge of the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) Standards as they apply to the service for example National Standards for Child Protection and Care and comply with associated Tusla – Child and Family Agency protocols for implementing and maintaining these standards as appropriate to the role.
  • To support, promote and actively participate in sustainable energy, water and waste initiatives to create a more sustainable, low carbon and efficient health service.

The above Job Description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all duties involved and consequently, the post holder may be required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post which may be assigned to him/her from time to time and to contribute to the development of the post while in office. 

Please refer to the Candidate Information pack attached to this campaign for full and further detail.

Skills Required

Applicants must by the closing date of application have the following:

  • Hold a third level CIPD Recognised Qualification (or be currently undertaking a relevant HR Qualification)
  • At least 3 years in a senior Human Resource management role with experience  of delivery and implementation of a range of generalist HR services and the provision of advice and guidance on HR and ER issues in order to support the region in the achievement of its business objectives
  • Have a good working knowledge of all aspects of HR (both policy and operational) preferably in a large and complex organisation comparative to Tusla
  • A proven ability to manage and deliver effective HR strategies with a demonstrated capacity to achieve results through cross-sectoral working
  • A record of delivering change, working in a complex environment through strong interpersonal and communications ability
  • Have the requisite knowledge and ability for the proper discharge of the duties of the office

Health

A candidate for and any person holding the office must be fully competent and capable of undertaking the duties attached to the office and be in a state of health such as would indicate a reasonable prospect of ability to render regular and efficient service.

Character

Each candidate for and any person holding the office must be of good character

Age

Age restrictions shall only apply to a candidate where he/she is not classified as a new entrant within the meaning of the Public Services Superannuation Act, 2004). A candidate who is not classified as a new entrant must be under 65 years of age.



 
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