Job description

People Partner

Recruitment

Camden£50,000 plus car allowance and bonus Full time

With over 50 Caribbean-inspired restaurants across the UK serving up the best Rum, Reggae, and Jerk. Food and drink are just two of our ingredients, we’re in the business of ‘Making People Happy!’


We live by the spirit of One Love, the universal love and acceptance of all people. At Turtle Bay, we celebrate individuality, recognise differences, and embrace the culture of the Caribbean - taking inspiration from the music, food, drink, and of course, those chilled-out vibes.


We’re looking for a People Partner to join our Turtle Bay Family which is located in the South. This is a great opportunity to join the People Team in a vibrant, fast-growing brand.


The People Partner role is pivotal to the success of our People First Culture. We aim to become the best employer in our sector, attracting, retaining, and developing the best talent. We do this by building great teams and making people happy, always doing the right thing.


This role forms an interdependent working relationship with our Regional Operations Managers and Support Teams to deliver a proactive, responsive, and added-value generalist HR service. This role is based from home and requires weekly travel across the southern regions (London, South West, South East, and South Coast), with occasional overnight stays.


This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious southern People Partner to bring their unique vibe and expertise to our Turtle Bay Family. We are looking for someone with a minimum of 2 years experience in a People Partner role and is level 7 CIPD qualified. We would love someone who has been strongly involved with talent management and succession planning.


What we offer…


  • A salary of £50,000 per year
  • A bonus scheme of up to 10% of your annual salary
  • Car allowance
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private medical including dental cover
  • A fun, kind, and progressive team to work with
  • Opportunities to visit the Caribbean each year, all expenses paid of course!
  • Lots of tasty Caribbean-inspired food and vibrant cocktails
  • Progression with excellent training and regular opportunities
  • Company-wide socials and events – think HUGE team parties! We hold an annual ‘Bay Rocks’ festival with amazing headline acts such as Chase and Status and General Levy.
  • Annual ‘Jam Down’ management conference to celebrate our continued success. It’s a vibe!
  • Enhanced family leave pay
  • 70% discount at our restaurants for you and up to 6 friends
  • Exclusive team discounts from hundreds of retailers
  • Access to Help @ Hand App – offering remote GP service, prescriptions, mental health support, and physiotherapy support. For you and your family.
  • Life insurance
  • Wellbeing is a big focus for us, we have lots of tools and support available Loyalty bonuses for every year you work with us!


Success in the role looks like...

  • Leads by example with honesty, integrity, and consistency. Always doing the right thing for our people.
  • Leads the talent strategy in their regions, ensuring the right people are in the right roles. Focusing on retaining the top talent, effectively managing underperformers, identifying talent shortages and supporting on a plan of action.
  • Supports the Regional Operations Managers by providing HR specialist advice and options to achieve required outcomes.
  • Drives consistent best practices across the regions and Support Centre, with ways of working, employee relations, and the Turtle Bay Culture.
  • Always takes a pragmatic approach to how we look after our people when dealing with all people processes.
  • Partnering with the Regional Operations Manager and other key functions of the people team such as recruitment, training, Equality & Inclusion to ensure all projects and initiatives are clearly communicated and implemented effectively.
  • Leading initiatives in line with the People strategy that builds trust with the region, enhances employee engagement, and strengthens leadership effectiveness.
  • Understanding the business and the external people challenges when supporting the delivery of people initiatives.
  • Understands the people data in the region, and identifies trends to support the Operations Managers to help them with decision-making.

It's a lot of fun!

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