HR (CIPD) Apprenticeship (Level 3) - Administrator

Apprenticeship summary 

To ensure the efficient delivery of all operational HR processes and administration to include the following responsibilities:

  • To administer all recruitment activity including advertising jobs, candidate response handling and arranging interviews

  • To carry out all pre-employment checks, collate and send out joiner paperwork and organise induction schedules for new employees

  • To confirm contractual changes for staff (extensions, pay, hours, leavers etc.) and keep payroll informed of changes

  • To manage absence procedures and systems (annual leave, sickness)

  • To update and maintain electronic employee files and HR records ensuring data is in compliance with the requirements of the GDPR regulations

  • To organise staff training courses, as and when required

  • To respond to staff queries on HR matters

  • To supply and update relevant material for the staff intranet

  • To provide office admin assistance, (i.e. photocopying, greeting visitors, posting mail) as and when required

Weekly wage

£206.00 - £215.25

Working week

Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00. (One of these days will be spent at college).

Expected duration

18 months

Possible start date

5 February 2019

Apprenticeship level

Advanced Level Apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Microsoft Office skills, including proficiency in Outlook, Word and Excel

  • Good organisation and communication skills and the ability to work with staff across a variety of levels

  • Reliable and adaptable, able to respond to changing priorities

  • Able to work on own initiative with accuracy and attention to detail

  • Be aware of the importance and need for confidentiality

Personal qualities

We are looking for someone who is interested in people and committed to developing a career in HR.  Also important is someone who can be supportive and collaborative with colleagues and can act in a professional manner at all times. 

Desired qualifications

Have a least GCSEs at grades A-C/9-4 or equivalent in English and maths.

Future prospects

We are offering this post as a means of giving someone a good quality first start to a career in HR, supported by structured development with both on and off the job training. 

The role could become permanent in the future or if not support will be provided to find a permanent job after.

How to apply

For more information about the role and to apply, please click here.

Legal note

The Institute for Employment Studies is committed to equality of opportunity and we encourage diversity in the workplace. The current British and European law states that we cannot employ a person aged 16 or over who does not have permission to live and work in the UK. You should make yourself aware of how immigration laws apply to your situation before applying for any jobs (see Home Office UK Border Agency website).

The Institute for Employment Studies:

  • is a registered charity (no. 258390)
  • seeks to be an equal opportunities employer
  • is an Investor in People