Temporary HR Assistant x2- Admin/Human Resources

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Temporary HR Assistant x2- Admin/Human Resources
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Temporary HR Assistant x2- Human Resources

Posted: 2nd August 2022 11:07
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  • Pay Rate:

    £10.39 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 2-3 months

  • Bury,

    BL9 0EJ

What's involved with this role:

Temporary HR Assistant x2- Admin/Human Resources

Reference no: Bury 0006 1765 / 1


The post holder will support the work of the Division by providing an effective and efficient administrative service in a range of areas throughout the employee lifecycle including recruitment, sickness absence, maternity, contract changes and employee relations case work.


Key responsibilities:

  • Monitor the Support Inbox ensuring queries are dealt with efficiently and effectively.
  • Ensure all HR data is processed confidentially and accurately input into iTrent and all paperwork is scanned and correctly indexed.
  • Monitor “Gifts and Hospitality” Inbox, recording declarations and notifying senior managers. Liaise with employees to answer associated queries.
  • Follow receipt of the monthly report of probationary periods, prepare data and notify managers of probationary period end dates in the Trent system,
  • Update iTrent and issue letters to employees.
  • On occasion if required, assist with the arranging of interviews and taking of notes at investigation meetings.
  • Support managers with recruitment interviews if required.
  • Process appointments and Statements of Particulars in respect of posts within the council which are not recruited via e-recruitment
  • Be responsible for setting up new starters on iTrent including personal, sensitive and contractual information
  • Calculate annual leave entitlement for new employees and existing staff transferring to new posts.
  • Be responsible for the placement of recruitment advertisements via the e-recruitment system and advertising agencies
  • Adminster the e-recruitment system in relation to all workflow generated
  • Provide operational advice, support and guidance to HR teams, managers and potential candidates in the use of the e-recruitment system.
  • Attend meetings within the department and Authority as requested by the Senior/ HR Business Partner.


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

Experience & Knowledge / Technical skills

  • Understanding of recruitment stages and different types of contractual changes
  • NVQ level 2 Administration or equivalent-desirable
  • Experience of delivering good customer service over the telephone, face to face and in writing
  • Experience of working in an admin role, preferably in HR
  • Experience of using a document imaging system-desirable


Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally & in writing to a wide range of people
  • Attention to detail, particularly in relation to written correspondence and the inputting of data
  • Ability to work under pressure and to prioritise work according to deadlines
  • Good customer service skills
  • Ability to respond to pressure and change
  • Excellent planning & organising skills
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to be flexible and self-motivated.


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  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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