Human Resources Support Admin Officer

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Human Resources Support Admin Officer
Contract / Temporary

Durham 5130213987618

Posted: 18th November 2022 16:10
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  • Pay Rate:

    £10.60 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 4 months

  • Durham,

    DH16 6JQ

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Human Resources Support Admin Officer

Reference no: Durham 5130213987618

Pay Rate: Up to £10.60 per hour PAYE

The purpose of the role is to provide administrative support for the Human Resources Service, ensuring an effective and efficient service through the implementation of agreed procedures.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Support and assist Assistant HR Officers to meet their duties and responsibilities.
  • Work as part of a cohesive team to provide an efficient and effective HR helpdesk service to customers and employees, which includes dealing with a wide range of customer queries regarding a multitude of issues relating to the HR function.
  • Provide administrative support across the whole of the HR function, as directed. You may be required to undertake any of the following tasks.
  • Create and issue contractual documentation and answer associated enquiries on terms and conditions of appointment in line with the Local Collective Agreement, including appointments for casual workers, apprentices and redeployment appointments.
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of HR policies, procedures and principles to ensure appropriate advice is given to all employees and managers.
  • Production of statistical returns, which may involve collating, sorting and recording data using spreadsheets and databases and producing graphs/charts.
  • Input/upload, checking and reconciling of Payroll data in accordance with documented procedures and to agreed timescales.
  • Accurate recording and maintenance of all HR systems (including Resourcelink and SSID), including requesting new posts where required, recording salary protections, service profiles and increments due.
  • Undertake all work associated with the preparation of temporary payroll amendments, including timesheets, mileage claims and other salary adjustments.
  • Liaise closely with other service areas and outside bodies regarding the adherence of service operating procedures and payroll deadlines including IT Service providers, HMRC and the Audit Commission.
  • Assisting with the implementation of pre-planned system developments for example but not limited to applying pension and salary increases and Year End information.
  • Assist in the undertaking of special projects within the team as directed, including research and data collection.


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



  1. NVQ3 in Business Administration or equivalent qualification.



  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Experience in an office environment with
  3. HR/Payroll related duties.
  4. Experience of working to tight deadlines within a large HR/Payroll environment.
  5. Experience of developing and providing efficient, high quality professional HR services to customers.


Skills & Abilities:

  1. Knowledge and understanding of HR/Payroll computer systems.
  2. Knowledge of Microsoft Office software packages
  3. Good organisational and planning skills.
  4. Good customer service skills.
  5. Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing
  6. Accurate and consistent.
  7. ICT Skills: Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


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.

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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.

“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.

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


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Job Ref: Durham 5130213987618
Human Resources Support Admin Officer
Client Category: Local Authority

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Human Resources Support Admin Officer
Client Category: Local Authority

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