3 months ago
This Academy Trust has an exciting opportunity for an HR Assistant to join their newly created centralised HR Team, based in St Mary's Wharf, Derby.
Reporting to the HR Manager, the role is offered on a full time, all year round basis, however they may also welcome applications from candidates on a term time basis.
The HR team provides a professional, centralised HR service to a family of 25 schools comprising of 20 primary and 5 secondary across Derbyshire, Staffordshire and Stockport.
As HR Assistant you will support the HR Manager to make a positive contribution to the overall development of the trust and workforce changes that will deliver an outstanding education for all their children and young people.
You will be involved in all aspects of HR, providing an initial response HR helpline service to all academies within the Trust, escalating to the HR Advisor or HR Manager as necessary. You will be responsible for administering the full recruitment process, including pre-employment checks for all new staff, supporting with employee relations issues, day to day queries and HR project work as required.
Ideally, you'll have experience as an HR/Recruitment Assistant or relevant HR or Recruitment administrative position but this is not essential.
You will need to be highly organised, with the ability to multi task and maintain strong attention to detail. You will have strong communication skills with the ability to demonstrate a sensitive approach to confidential matters. You must have excellent IT skills, especially word and excel spreadsheets. Whilst being a Catholic is not a requirement, you must be willing to support the Catholic life and ethos in their academies.
In return, they offer membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, generous holiday and a real commitment to professional development and the role will allow the person appointed to gain experience in a wide range of HR duties.
Please note should you be successful at first stage shortlist, you will be required to complete an application form for your application to be considered in full.
Closing date: Monday, 7th January 2019 (9:00am)
Interviews: As soon as possible after the closing date
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