HR Officer

Bluetownonline Ltd.
London, United Kingdom
Full time
£30,000 - £40,000
21 days ago

Job Title: HR Officer

Location: London (Hybrid)

Salary: Up to £31,500 per annum dependent upon experience

Job type: Full-time, Permanent.

Closing Date: 31st March 2024.

Application Requirements: CV & Supporting Statement.

Are you an HR Officer looking for a new opportunity?

The Marine Society & Sea Cadets (MSSC) is the leading maritime charity for youth development and lifelong learning. We are a vibrant and growing charity inspiring young people to achieve their potential through challenge and nautical adventure and also enabling seafarers and maritime professionals to realise their potential through learning and career development. Working with our employees, cadets, and volunteers, we have built a strong vision and five-year Future Ready strategy to meet the growing demand for what we provide, both for young people, seafarers and maritime professionals - and the thousands who aspire to be the sea cadets and marine professionals of the future. It is also about equipping them to achieve their potential and thrive in a rapidly changing world, while growing our charity to benefit even more people - including those from under-represented or marginalised groups.

We are currently looking for an HR Officer to join our team.

The Role:

We are looking for a self-driven, highly motivated team player to join our HR department.

This is a generalist HR role, working closely as a critical member of the small HR Team. Your focus will be on tasks such as ensuring the accurate input of the monthly payroll process and pension submission, drafting correspondence (including change of terms letters, contracts etc), managing employees mandatory checks, supporting with employee training bookings, supporting the starters and leavers process, supporting with some recruitment if required and working on ad hoc HR Tasks.


  • Being first point of contact for all payroll queries. Managing and processing payroll on a monthly basis. Liaising with HR team and Employees/ Managers in regards to any payroll queries. Liaising with external payroll company Cintra to process payroll.
  • Processing pension submissions on a monthly basis, following payroll completion that month.
  • Drafting any change of terms letters, probation letters, supporting in investigation meeting where needed. Drafting invitation letters to meetings, outcome letters as and when requested.
  • Carrying out HR Induction for all new starters and sending out welcome emails and co-ordinating the company induction.
  • Supporting with booking in employee training and employee training requests, as well as booking in quarterly Company Inductions.


  • HR generalist experience supporting a busy HR team including processing of new starters, leavers, data input, advice and guidance, employee training.
  • Experience in monthly payroll input and checking and knowledge of payroll processes.
  • Strong organisational skills - the ability to juggle a demanding workload and manage priorities.
  • Strong attention to detail and the drive to get things right first time.


  • 25 days annual leave per annum increasing with length of service
  • Hybrid working for many roles
  • Life assurance (4x salary)
  • Private medical insurance
  • Generous pension (employer contribution up to 10%)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing portal and EAP with 121 counselling
  • Employee development: We are investing in our employees' development and have an annual calendar of learning and development opportunities, designed to support employees to develop into their roles and stretch them to achieve their full potential.

Additional Information:

MSSC positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates from all backgrounds. Equity, diversity, and inclusion really matters to us, so we can best serve our beneficiaries from every community. We work to ensure a fair and consistent recruitment process and aim to be a charity where diversity of experience, identity and skills are valued and welcomed. MSSC is an equal opportunities employer.

We recognise our responsibilities to safeguard and protect the young people and vulnerable adults with whom we work. We do all we can to promote their health, safety and wellbeing, and we expect our staff to share this commitment and work in line with safeguarding policy, the MSSC's values and ethos of inclusivity. We adhere to safer recruitment practices and therefore employment is subject to detailed pre-employment checks for successful candidates, including references and criminal disclosure checks and the completion of a disclosure questionnaire.

All successful applicants are required to attend safeguarding training and undergo pre-employment checks.

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Candidates with the experience and relevant job titles of; HR Generalist, Human Resources Coordinator, Human Resources Specialist, Human Resources Analyst, CIPD, HR Advisor, Human Resources Advisor, HR Officer, Human Resources Consultant, HRM, Human Resources, will also be considered for this role.


Bluetownonline Ltd.

company Size
51-200 Employees

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