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HR & Recruitment Assistant

About the role

We are working with a fantastic local charity to hire a HR and Recruitment Assistant. This individual will be working within the HR team and reporting into the HR Business Partners.

Are you an experienced HR professional, with outstanding customer service skills and knowledge of current HR best practice and employment law? If so, this job will provide you with fantastic opportunities and the experience needed to further your own career.

The opportunity:

Working as a HR and Recruitment Assistant will see you working within the existing HR team, acting as the first point of contact for HR queries, contributing to HR projects, and supporting the recruitment process. This role is based in Newcastle.

You will:

  • Be the first point of contact for HR database queries, providing first line assistance to employees regarding the online self-service system
  • Managing and administrating the HR information system (Select HR) and ensuring that the data and records are accurate and up to date at all times
  • Support the services with the recruitment process and provide support to managers, service administrators and candidates with queries
  • Evaluate and report on interview attendance and success rates
  • Assist the HR team and Foundation managers in the provision of HR reports and management information
  • Contribute to HR projects
  • Keep up to date with changes in legislation, Foundation policies and best practice, ensuring on-going CPD requirements are met
  • To regularly review operational systems and processes and identify more effective ways of working
  • To attend meetings as and when required to provide administrative support

Great interpersonal and communication skills are necessary for this role, along with a good standard of literacy and numeracy.

About you:

  • NVQ 3 or equivalent in a relevant qualification or equivalent experience
  • Associate membership of the CIPD
  • Previous experience of working in a busy office environment
  • Experience of supporting end-to-end recruitment processes
  • Team worker with the ability to work independently and within the wider HR team
  • Highly organised with the ability to plan and prioritise workload to meet deadlines
  • Excellent IT skills working with MS Office

What’s in it for you:

  • 12-month contract
  • Salary of £24,000 - £26,000
  • Hybrid-Working
  • Friendly and Supportive working environment
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee discounts within a range of retailers
  • Life assurance and occupational support

If you feel that you’d fit this role, click ‘Apply Now’ and a member of our team will get in touch.

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