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Senior Employment Adviser

Job Overview

About the BMA

The British Medical Association (BMA) is the trade union and professional body for doctors in the UK.  We represent, support and negotiate on behalf of all UK doctors and medical students. 

Join the BMA at a crucial time for doctors and the NHS and be part of a team working for better pay and conditions for the profession.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time Senior Employment Adviser (SEA) to join the Member relations team of BMA Cymru/Wales.  The role is a hybrid role based a minimum of 2 days per week in the Cardiff office

The SEA will provide individual case representation on complex issues to ensure that members receive the best possible individual advice and representation.  This will include preparing and presenting cases to employers, internal or external appeal panels.

 

To be successful as a Senior Employment Advisor you'll have:

  • Extensive working experience of complex casework, advising / representing employees and /or employers
  • Up to date and in-depth expert knowledge of employment law, employee relations, human resource policies, procedures and good practice
  • Knowledge of the terms and conditions under which NHS doctors work
  • Knowledge of NHS structures in Wales and an understanding of the key issues facing the medical profession in Wales is also desirable
  • The ability to manage a demanding workload 
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal, networking and stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent negotiation & influencing skills. 
  • A legal/CIPD qualification (desirable)

Why work for us?

We offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • 30 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays and a BMA company day
  • Double matching pension contributions up to 12% of salary
  • Additional leave entitlement for volunteering or moving house (after completion of probationary period)
  • Onsite gym and subsidised café at BMA House
  • BMA Law - discounted rates for employees requiring legal services such as will writing/conveyancing
  • Multiple flexible benefits and discounts through our employee benefits platform
  • Lots of Learning and Development/training opportunities via our internal learning hub
  • Season ticket loan (up to £10,000) after completion of probationary period

Anonymous recruitment

The BMA endeavours to be an inclusive employer, ensuring fairness and consistency to select the best candidate for roles. To support our aims, we use specific software to remove all personal identifying information from CVs and applications.  Personal information such as name, date of birth, age and gender are anonymised and will only become visible to hiring managers if you are selected for interview.

Whether the role needs you to work at home, in an office or in a hybrid way, we`ll provide all the support you need.  

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply through our website. However,  if you require any reasonable adjustments or additional support at any point during the application process, please email recruitment@bma.org.uk.

 

Diversity & Inclusion Monitoring:

Our ambition is to work together to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts everybody with the right skills and experience and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity.

BMA is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We want people to bring their unique blend of experiences, backgrounds, perspectives and knowledge as we recognise that diversity makes us stronger.

Please note, we are unable to provide sponsorship under the UK points-based immigration system, as we do not hold a sponsorship licence.

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