Temporary HR Assistant

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Temporary HR Assistant
Contract / Temporary

W Berkshire 5208036

Posted: 10th June 2022 10:27
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  • Pay Rate:

    £10.41 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3-4 months


    RG14 5LD

What's involved with this role:

Temporary HR Assistant 

Job Ref: 5208036 

To provide an HR support function to ensure the smooth operation of the HR service to corporate managers and schools   

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Undertake duties supporting the use of the HR Information System and other databases to administer training, recruitment, employee relations and customer/manager/school queries. 
  • To be responsible for processing and maintaining the records relating to new starters, variations to existing contracts and changes to the organisational establishment using the HR information system for both corporate and schools employees 
  • Undertake duties supporting the recruitment function primarily using an online Applicant Tracking System and provide advice to managers/headteachers regarding appropriate selection activities, including facilitating or assisting with assessment centres and interviews. 
  • Support the Strategy & Operations Team by taking notes of meetings; arranging meetings; collating and distributing ‘bundles’ of documents; supporting case work and any other associated duties. 
  • Support the HR function through participation in project work and contributing to service-improvement initiatives, and assisting with the development and delivery of training. 
  • Support the Training function by carrying out various duties using the HR information and e-learning system, reporting tools and other systems. 
  • Develop, maintain and provide advice on corporate and schools training programmes. 
  • To be responsible for financial tasks such as; raising purchase orders and, internal and external charging using Agresso and other internal processes. 
  • To support managers/Headteacher with some employee relations casework at an appropriate level e.g. sickness absence, referring to the Strategy and Operations team for support where the matter is complex 

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

  • Good (Level 2) education including English and Maths 
  • 2 years administration/customer focused experience, including at least 1 year in HR 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to use Outlook, and a web browser to access information 


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. 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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Temporary HR Assistant
Client Category: Local Authority

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Client Category: Local Authority

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