Thrive at Work Accreditation Officer (FTC)

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Location
16 Summer Lane, Birmingham
Salary
£27,579 - £32,268 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted
15 Mar 2021
Closes
18 Apr 2021
Job Ref
WMCA00279
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Please note: This role is a fixed term contract to 30th June 2022. Internal/External secondments are welcomed. 

We are looking for a methodical and meticulous individual, with strong interpersonal skills, able to support businesses to focus on workforce wellbeing through these challenging times.

With a background in HR, you will be able to audit evidence submitted by employers aiming to achieve Thrive at Work accreditation. We need someone who can strike the balance between supporting employers whilst maintaining the integrity of accreditation. 

About the team 

The Thrive at Work team sits within the wider Wellbeing team of the Public Service Reform Directorate of the WMCA. The Thrive at Work team is made up of two halves: the engagement side and the accreditation side (which this role sits within). These are the right and left hands of a body with a single driving priority: to improve the health and wellbeing of the West Midlands workforce. Collectively, the Thrive at Work team engages with employers across the region, offering a structured programme of support for workforce wellbeing, and rewarding efforts through the Thrive at Work accreditation levels. For more information: https://www.wmca.org.uk/what-we-do/thrive/thrive-at-work/ 

Who we are 

The West Midlands has been one of the most promising regions in England with the fastest growing economy outside London; it has been seen as one of the best places to invest; with improved living standards, regional infrastructure was benefiting from huge investment;  a rapid expansion in house building; increasing numbers of apprenticeship starts; construction on HS2 ; and the Battery Industrialisation Centre launched in Coventry.  The West Midlands has one of the greatest potentials to grow in 2021 and we are seeking investment in new markets, upskilling our workforce, protecting our environment, strengthening our communities and repositioning the region as a leader in the national economy.

Now more than ever, we need to be innovative and we don’t just return to the old ways of working and living. We already have many of the building blocks in place – we are resetting our thinking, rebuilding our region and reinventing our image as a national leader. In order to do that, we will listen to our communities and deliver change for the better as a result of what we’ve experienced.  There is a lot to look forward to – next year the region will host the City of Culture in Coventry; and following that it will be the site of the Commonwealth Games. These are opportunities to showcase our region to the world. 

The West Midlands is a region which is resilient and innovative, and WMCA is building the future, with a shared vision of a healthier, happier, better connected and more prosperous West Midlands - a fast-growing global force with huge potential and ambition. Everyone who works here plays their part in this success story and we’re all determined to use our unique role to deliver lasting change across our region. Come and join the West Midlands Combined Authority; be part of Building the Future.

In return for your hard work and commitment, we will reward you with a range of competitive and attractive benefits.

How to apply

Please provide detailed information in your application outlining your suitability for the post and ensure it is submitted by the closing date. 

Closing Date: Midnight,18th April

Interview Date: TBC; w/c 26th April

This is a remote working opportunity until a date is agreed for the WMCA workforce to return to our usual place of work at 16 Summer Lane, Birmingham.

Our priority is to keep all our employees safe and well during this time. We will be working remotely for the foreseeable future, and we are doing everything we can to ensure all our employees can enjoy a comfortable remote working space.

We are committed to developing an organisation that is representative of the diverse communities that we serve and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The following groups are currently underrepresented: young people, Black, Asian and ethnic minority groups and women at senior levels.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants who meet the essential job role criteria. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed. Wherever possible we will offer flexible working options which assist work-life balance and support service delivery for the customer.

Supporting documents
WMCA's Benefits Calculator.pdf
Thrive at Work Accreditation Officer - Role Profile.pdf

 

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