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Sarah Cleaver

Business Support Senior Recruitment Consultant

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For more information call Sarah Cleaver on 01295 983582

HR Assistant

Job Details

Human Resources
£25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits

Job Description

Our client is a fast-growing engineering and technology business with a forward thinking, dynamic approach to work and exciting future plans. Due to increasing headcount across the HR Team, the business is now looking to appoint a detail orientated HR Assistant with strong administration skills and ability to work at pace. The successful candidate will have worked as a HR Administrator or have a keen interest in developing a career within HR. The purpose of this role is to provide efficient and accurate administrative support to the HR team across the entire employee lifecycle, providing advice and guidance where required.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package, inclusive of 28 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (increasing to 30 after 2 years’ service), employee share scheme, employer matching company pension scheme, life assurance and a contribution towards onsite nursery childcare for children under 3 years of age. Wider perks also include an onsite costa coffee, canteen and gym, and free parking.

Please note: The business operates a hybrid working model (2 days office based, and the rest of the week from home).

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assist in organising candidate management, interviews and selection activities and liaise with recruitment agencies.
  • Assist in the onboarding process by ensuring that all paperwork is organised and sent out in a timely manner.
  • Maintain accurate records on employees’ right to work for audit purposes.
  • First line HR support across the business, providing pragmatic and comprehensive HR advice – escalating matters to the wider HR team where necessary.
  • Support the team with learning and development activities.
  • Book and attend meetings, acting as the note taker when required.
  • Ensure that any queries to the HR inbox are responded to in a timely manner.
  • Conduct BPSS checks on new starters.
  • HR System data administration.
  • Establish develop and maintain effective working relationships.

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Previous experience working in a HR or Administration role is desirable.
  • High level attention to detail.
  • Able to confidently communicate at all levels.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft office.
  • Proactive, creative and with a clear sense of accountability and integrity.
  • Flexible approach to achieve results.
  • A real passion and enthusiasm for working within a ‘people orientated’ role.
  • Discretion to process confidential and sensitive information relating to applicants and employees.

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please submit an up-to-date CV including details about your current or most recent salary and your availability / notice period. You can also contact Sarah Cleaver on 01295 983582 / for a discreet and confidential discussion about the role.

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