People Services / HR Assistant

4 days left

Walsall, West Midlands
£25,269 – £26,657 per annum plus excellent benefits
20 Jul 2021
28 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
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People Services / HR Assistant

Salary £25,269 – £26,657 per annum plus excellent benefits

Location Walsall,West Midlands

Contract:  Full Time, Permanent, 37 hours per week


Closing Date: 28 July 2021


Our client have an exciting opportunity for a People Services Assistant to join their newly formed People Services team. Working alongside an HR Business Partner and L&D Advisor, you will deliver a high-quality HR and L&D service to colleagues and managers.


Main job responsibilities:

  • Acting as a first point of contact for enquiries into the People Services team: Provide first-line HR and L&D advice and guidance in accordance with relevant policies, procedures and practises that comply with relevant legislation
  • Support the provision of L&D programmes and the Apprentice programme.
  • Providing high quality, timely and accurate administrative and operational support to a wide range of stakeholders
  • Providing administrative support to the People Services team, including L&D, recruitment, and employee relations cases.
  • Maintaining effective systems of work and a high-quality data, accurately completing all transactional HR activity, including starters, movers and leavers.


They're looking for someone who has:

  • Achieved or working towards a CIPD Level 3 foundation qualification
  • Recent and relevant experience in a similar type role with working knowledge of HR or L&D best practice.
  • The ability to use their own initiative, manage their own time and priorities whilst demonstrating a flexible and proactive approach
  • The ability to analyse information and data, pay close attention to detail, and make judgements on issues presented.
  • Good IT skills which include the ability to confidently use all Microsoft Office applications and confidently.
  • A commitment to continuous professional development.


What’s in it for you?

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, 27 days annual leave (plus Christmas shut down), a defined benefit pension scheme, health cash plan, a range of shopping and leisure discounts.  


Our client are output focused and flexible and believe in giving colleagues the right balance of autonomy and support to enable them to work to their full potential. Despite the high expectation for performance and delivery, they are committed to ensuring colleagues have a healthy work-life balance and able to work in agile ways which support them. 


About our client

Their People Strategy presents a clear picture of how they will achieve their Corporate Plan aim, ‘Be an exceptional place to work that attracts, develops and retains talent’. The Strategy focuses on three key themes that help them support their colleagues to make a difference to their customers, the communities they serve and to themselves.


About our client

They are one of the Midlands’ leading and most successful providers of good quality homes.


Their values help them to maintain a culture that helps them achieve their commitment of supporting customers to lead happy and fulfilled lives. They want all of their people to uphold their ambition; demonstrating the belief, enthusiasm and energy to deliver on it.


They want their colleagues to feel empowered to take the lead and to think creatively and be passionate about their work. Their People Strategy presents a clear picture of how they will achieve their Corporate Plan aim, ‘Be an exceptional place to work that attracts, develops and retains talent’. Through the People Strategy they take every opportunity to embed their values to ensure that their colleagues give the best possible service to their customers, communities and each other.