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  • Ref no: SBO03553
  • Published: 10/9/19
  • Closes: 22/9/19
  • Location: Hq - Old School Building, Council Headquarters, Newtown St Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire
  • Salary: £41,279.63 - £43,159.38 per year
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Details

Grade: 10A
Hourly Rate: £22.61 - £23.64
Salary: £41,279.63 - £43,159.38 per annum
Contract Duration: Temporary until 9 October 2020

Please note: Part time applications would also be considered for this post.

Role Purpose

Full or Part-time HR Business Partner

Scottish Borders Council is undertaking a number of change projects and we are looking for a dynamic and self-motivated Business Partner on a Full-time or Part-time basis, who can hit the ground running using their HR knowledge and experience, for an initial 12 month period, to support key change projects and services from a people perspective.

You will be required to deliver a customer-focused Human Resource (HR) consultancy service, working in strategic partnership with senior management across the Council, integrating people management with business strategies, providing effective and progressive workforce solutions to complex organisational issues. Support the strategic and transformation agenda, ensuring a seamless and progressive end to end service is delivered, as part of a change management programme.



•Educated to degree level or evidence of comparable academic experience and training.
•Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (minimum of MCIPD level) or qualifications/experience in relevant specialised fields. (HR Generalist/Organisational Development).
•Continuing Professional Development

Informal Enquiries

Informal enquiries can be made to Erick Ullrich by emailing or by tel 01835 826600 or to Iain Davidson by emailing or by tel 01835 825221


Scottish Borders Council is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010.  In particular from candidates who assess themselves as having a disability, under the Disability Confident Employer scheme this guarantees an interview to those individuals who meet the essential criteria of the post.  All appointments will be made on merit. 

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