HR Administrator – Recruitment

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HR Administrator – Recruitment
Barnet, London
Contract / Temporary

Barnet RQ819853

Posted: 24th February 2023 09:04
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  • Pay Rate:

    £13.13 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

  • Barnet, London,

    N11 1NP

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Resourcing Administrator

Reference no:  Barnet RQ819853

Pay Rate: £13.13 per hour PAYE

This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

The purpose of the role is to provide recruitment and HR administrative and clerical support to the recruitment and HR function, ensuring high quality, fast and safe recruitment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Issuing offers of employment, facilitating pre-employment checks, ID checks, tracking and ensuring hiring managers are up to date with candidate progression and support staff on-boarding and payroll systems.
  • Work in directly partnership with the Recruitment Support Officer to ensure hiring managers and candidates gain a great experience throughout their hiring journey.
  • Keeping in contact with candidates and building relationships to support them through the pre-employment process until they are onboarded.
  • Deal with any candidate related queries with regards to their application progression and provide a good candidate management service.
  • Support the recruitment administration team for the compliance of pre-employment checks / safer recruitment checks – including employment references, DBS, Occupational Health, Right to Work and professional registration checks.
  • Manage incoming recruitment queries and ensure requests are responded as they arise.
  • Ensuring electronic records are updated and personal information recorded accurately
  • Oversee the compliance and management of all recruitment related documentation in line with the recruitment policy and procedures.
  • Undertake face to face and virtual right to work checks are conducted on new starters.
  • Provide accurate and timely advice on all recruitment issues to hiring managers and candidates.
  • Liaise with hiring managers, candidates, and the team to overcome any blockage ensuring successful and timely outcomes
  • Ensure DBS checks are done on new staff and volunteers, where necessary in relation to the Council’s DBS/safeguarding policy.
  • To assist the Recruitment Consultant and Recruitment Support Officer and provide analysis to the Council in respect key HR recruitment metrics.
  • Supporting the HR business partner when required and react proactively to recruitment administrative demands.
  • Ensure the service adheres to data and information security policies and escalate any breaches accordingly.
  • Provide Recruitment administrative support with regards to management and maintenance of internal Application Tracking System.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:



  1. Good standard of maths and English


Experience & Knowledge:

  1. Working knowledge of HR recruitment best practice.
  2. Previous recruitment experience in public or private sector.
  3. Interested in working in Recruitment and transactional HR as a career.
  4. Experience of prioritising work to meet deadlines whilst producing and maintaining a high standard of work.
  5. Excellent customer care and communication skills.
  6. Recruitment admin experience including volume recruitment.
  7. Proficient at Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook and Publisher.
  8. HR compliance experience e.g. Reference requests.
  9. Recruitment Applicant Tracking System Experience.


Skills & Abilities:

  1. Working and building relationships with internal and external stakeholder including hiring managers.
  2. Able to produce reports and collate information and maintain up-to-date and accurate records.
  3. Able to work independently and under pressure, planning work appropriately to ensure meet deadlines and KPIs.
  4. Able to communicate clearly and with confidence to hiring managers and candidates, including complex or difficult subjects.


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application.

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


Please note that clients invariably ask us to strip out contact details from CVs before we submit them for consideration. This is always quicker and easier to do if you send your CV to us in Word format, rather than as a PDF please

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Job Ref: Barnet RQ819853
HR Administrator – Recruitment
Client Category: Local Authority

Anticipated Length of Assignment: Unless otherwise stated (we do carry the occasional permanent vacancy) all of our roles are technically temporary, though opening assignments can be and often are, extended by clients on a longer term basis and can sometimes become permanent.

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HR Administrator – Recruitment
Client Category: Local Authority

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