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HR Assistant

Wigan, England
£28000.0 - £32000.0 per annum + £28,000 - £32,000 DOE
Closing date
8 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Interim, contract & temporary
Full Time
HR Jobs Level
Specialist Area
General HR Function
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member

Job Details

Excellent opportunity for a HR Assistant to join a dynamic HR team, within the Education sector, on a permanent basis. Within this generalist role, you will be welcomed into a pleasant working environment where you will be presented with an excellent development opportunity.

Your New Role

Within your new role as HR Assistant, you will support the Group HR Manager in the provision of a high quality, efficient HR service for the organisation, ensuring that confidentiality and data protection requirements are always met.

As the sole HR specialist, you will be responsible for leading the operational HR function, providing first line advice, and covering a diverse range of HR related responsibilities including; recruitment, attendance management, ER casework support, HR project work, maintenance of employee data and payroll processing.

The successful HR Assistant will be self-motivated, enthusiastic and possess the ability to build strong, long-lasting relationships, whilst also understanding and promoting the aims and values of the organisation.

What You Will Need

* 2+ years' experience working in a HR generalist role.
* Experience of using HR Systems, inputting data and maintaining systems.
* Knowledge of HR policies/employment law, administrative procedures and regulations.
* Understanding and practice of the recruitment process.
* Initiative and ability to work without direct supervision, taking responsibility for tasks, prioritising and scheduling own work.
* Proactive individual who shows initiative and takes pride in their role and the quality of their work.
* Experience of working in HR within an educational environment (desirable)


* Local Government Pension Scheme - Greater Manchester Pension Fund
* 34 Days Holiday (increase to 39 after set YOS)
* Employee Assistance Programme.
* Free Onsite Parking
* Development Opportunity
* Cycle to Work Scheme
* Plus others.

If you're interested in this role, please click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV or call us directly. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are interested in looking at an alternative position, please contact us for a confidential discussion regarding other options.

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