HR Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Human Resources

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  • Salary:

    £28000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Debbie Lee

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  • Contact phone:

    020 8680 5777

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months with the potential to become permanent

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  • Consultant:

    Debbie Lee

Are you an HR professional who is used to working at pace and juggling lots of plates…? Are you keen to develop and become an HR Advisor? Full training and support given....... then this could be the opportunity for you!!

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for a HR Assistant to join an organisation which combines commercial expertise with a commitment to public services. As the new HR Assistant, you will be supporting one of the Senior HR Advisors in providing a high quality, effective and responsive HR service.
This is a generalist support role which requires someone with experience of using human resource information systems, high volume recruitment administration, HR best practice and current experience of working in HR.
Key Tasks & Responsibilities:
  • Provide a high level of customer service, advice, and support to employees across the organisation and to external customers and stakeholders.
  • Act as the first point of contact for employees, managers and stakeholders and route appropriate queries to the HR Manager.
  • Provide administrative and other support to the HR Manager ensuring timely and accurate management of all HR activities including Recruitment and Resourcing, Training and Induction, Employee Relations and Organisational Change/TUPE.
  • Provide administrative support for the recruitment, appointment, and leaver processes. Produce letters and documentation and maintain accurate employee data electronically.
  • Administer the HR/Pay system, including updates, to create prompt and accurate salary payments and pensions and to ensure correct administration of all HR/Pay data amendments.
  • Provide professional advice and support to Managers, Supervisors, and employees on relevant areas of service delivery
  • Produce and review HR reports highlighting areas such as sickness absence, DBS renewals, fixed term contracts.
  • Participate in specific projects as detailed by the HR Manager.
What you will need to succeed in this role:
  • Experience of working in a generalist Human Resources support role
  • Some experience in disciplinary investigations is desirable
  • Experience of delivery of excellent customer service in a multi-stakeholder environment.
  • Good communication skills – both written and oral.
  • Ability to use judgement and discretion.
  • Ability to work on own initiative/take responsibility.
  • Accuracy and strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise your workload ensuring that agreed timescales are met.
In return the HR Assistant will receive a basic salary of circa £30,000 per annum - initially this is a 6-month FTC - with a strong possibility that the post will become permanent after the initial duration plus has the scope to develop into a HR Advisor's role in the future!  You will be working 37.5 hours per week, full training and support given with flexible hybrid working conditions available, with possible visits to the office/sites once or twice a week.