The role of the Employee Relations Team is:
To provide support for Queen Mary in developing the HR policies and processes required to comply with employment law and achieve business, research and educational goals.
To support the effective management of collective and individual employee relations; assisting in complex cases as required and providing advice, guidance and training to managers on employee relations/employment law issues.
To support the College in achieving its equality and diversity plans and targets.
To support the College in managing its external relationships with collaborators and partner organisations through integrated HR approaches, systems and practices.
To develop the sense of commitment and involvement of staff.
Areas of work include:
Employment Law (eg training and development of approaches)
Employment Tribunal (eg advice, guidance and advocacy)
Policy Development (eg managing poor performance, discipline)
Industrial Relations (eg Joint Negotiating Committee, Joint Consultative Forums)
Staff Communication (eg bulletins, briefings)
Development of HR Standards (eg in accordance with employment law and consistent with best practice)
Advice on complex cases and procedures (eg discipline and grievance issues)
Joint working with other institutions, Barts and the London Trust, and other NHS Trusts and Primary Care Trusts as appropriate (eg partnership and Follett recommendations)