Temporary HR Administrator – Recruitment (re-opened)

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Temporary HR Administrator – Recruitment (re-opened)
West Brompton, London
Contract / Temporary

MPS 0006 3663 / 1

Posted: 29th July 2022 09:10
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  • Pay Rate:

    up to £15.63 per hour PAYE, depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months

  • West Brompton, London,

    SW6 1TR

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Administrator – Human Resources (Band E)

Reference no: MPS 0006 3663 / 1

SC Clearance

This role is for a leading London Police organisation, candidates with current CTC/SC clearances will go through their vetting processes, currently this is taking up to 6 months.  If you are already in a contract that potentially is not ending for a few months and this role is of interest, do let us know, we would be happy to discuss further.

To provide administrative support across the HR team and their different areas of business during a demanding time, with strong focus on recruitment activity. The post holder will assist with internal and National recruitment activities including liaising with campaign managers and candidates and administering appropriate correspondence.

Key responsibilities:

  • Engage with internal and external partners, agencies/forces nationwide.
  • Organise interviews including preparations of recruitment papers.
  • Respond to ad hoc requests and enquiries from units both internal and external for information and advice relating to secondment/attachment arrangements.
  • Facilitate vetting requirements.
  • Carry out routine administrative procedures and monitor progress of standard processes, providing reminders/prompts.
  • Process routine paperwork and correspondence, ensuring records are kept up-to-date and accurate.
  • Report and collate data to monthly meetings.
  • Organise and plan meetings for management team/
  • Answer telephones and taking messages as appropriate.
  • Receive and direct visitors to the department and liaise reception staff.
  • Prepare monthly management information.
  • Create IT accounts for new starters.


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

  • Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within HR / recruitment for a public sector organisation.
  • Ability to compose and produce standard letters and reports.
  • Ability to deal sensitively and appropriately with confidential information
  • Diary management experience.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and within defined processes.
  • Good proven communication skills at all levels.
  • Excellent computer skills, including use of Windows based software, such as MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as proven research skills using police databases.


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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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. SC Clearance.
  5. 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.


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Job Ref: MPS 0006 3663 / 1
Temporary HR Administrator – Recruitment (re-opened)
Client Category: Police Force

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Temporary HR Administrator – Recruitment (re-opened)
Client Category: Police Force

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