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Job title:
Human Resources Assistant - temporary for up to 12 months
Job reference:
Corporate Services
SCP 5 to 6
From: 18,795 To: 19,171 per annum
37 hours per week
Closing date:


We require an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our busy HR team, which provides Human Resource support to the Council and Schools across the borough, including 2 Academies. You will provide a professional HR and Payroll Service for the Council and its Schools, including the processing of staff pay, allowances and associated payments, responding to employee and general public enquiries; and administrating the Recruitment and Selection process.

You will need to possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to liaise with Head teachers and employees at all levels in the organisation. You will undertake a variety of HR tasks, including the payroll function and will have a sound understanding of the purpose of HR policies and procedures. The ability to prioritise workloads and work to meet deadlines is essential. You will possess excellent IT skills to enable you to maintain a variety of computerised systems including databases and the ability to demonstrate a commitment to customer care.

A BTEC / NVQ Level 2 or Junior Business / Admin qualification would be an advantage. Experience of using IT systems to manipulate and process data and experience of payroll processing is essential.

If this role appeals to you and you are prepared to work in a busy and demanding environment, then we are interested to hear from you.

For an informal discussion please contact Jackie Johnson, Human Resources Officer on 01744 671643.

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