HR Administrator

  • Location

    Highbridge, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Human Resources

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  • Salary:

    £9.20 - £9.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Samantha Beale

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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We are currently recruiting for an HR Administrator to work within the care and welfare industry based in the Highbridge area. This is initially a temporary vacancy and previous HR or Recruitment experience is essential for the role.

Key Duties will include:

  • Co-ordinate and administer the recruitment and selection process in line with recruitment policy including
    • Drafting and placing adverts internally & externally
    • Updating and assisting with drafting job descriptions
    • Arranging and contacting candidates for interviews
    • Co-ordinating short-listing and interview score sheet feedback from panel
    • Drafting and sending correspondence to candidates
    • Recruitment checks i.e. references, DBS
  • Maintain and update HR Information Systems - paper-based and electronic providing reports as requested
  • Assist with reviewing and updating HR policies and procedures
  • Monitor probation process of new starters and remind managers of timescales
  • Provide efficient and proactive HR administration support
  • Process starter and leaver administration liaising with colleagues as appropriate.
  • Preparing monthly payroll data to agreed timescales
  • Act as first point of contact for all HR advice and guidance to managers
  • Absence management, maternity administration, changes to terms & conditions.
  • Organise and service HR related meetings including preparing agendas and taking minutes.
  • Undertake HR Project work and support organisational HR initiatives.

Successful candidates will need to demonstrate:

  • IT experience level required for which software
  • Previous HR or Recruitment administration experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Good IT skills, particularly with Word, Excel and databases
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative and prioritise effectively, achieving results against deadlines
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service

This is a full time position working on a temporary contract initially until the end of May. The rate of pay is dependant on experience and starts at around £9.00 per hour.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Business.