HR Assistant (Part-time 16 hours per week)

Date Posted:

Thursday April 18, 2024




up to £35,000 pro-rata


16 per week

We are looking for a confident and highly detailed administrator, to provide efficient and proactive support to the HR team. This is a pivotal role, offering a diverse and interesting workload including acting as the first point of contact for general HR queries, full administration of the employee lifecycle, managing payroll and employee benefits administration and coordinating the recruitment process.

Working as part of a small agile team, reporting to the People Director, flexible 4 hours per day for 4 days a week, with one day a week working from home, this role offers you the opportunity to support in all areas of HR, develop and implement process efficiencies and own the HR administration for a fast-paced dynamic business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating and processing the monthly payroll with the 3rd party payroll provider including the payroll processing of casual staff members, ensuring full compliance.
  • Coordinating and managing the administration of recruitment across the business, being the first point of contact for direct applicants and external recruitment agencies.
  • Managing the onboarding process for all new starters, from issuing offer letters and contracts to onboarding documents and probationary check ins.
  • Managing the administration of the full employee lifecycle, including contract changes, employee lifestyle changes and the offboarding process.
  • Coordinating the Induction Programme
  • Completing the pension reporting and uploading, including workforce assessments, and updating personal details to the workplace pension scheme.
  • Coordinating welfare initiatives and completing necessary documentation to facilitate this.
  • Assisting with ER where needed, supporting the HRBP with note taking and potentially leading on investigations.
  • Ownership of minimum standards compliance with necessary teams, facilitating in DBS processing and right to work checks.
  • Processing general administration for the HR Team, including reference requests, managing the HR  mailbox, updating personnel files and coordinating all work experience and university placement programmes.
  • Providing support for senior management with administration tasks as needed (to include note taking at board meetings.)

Skills, Experience and Qualifications needed:

  • Numerate, ideally, with a year’s payroll processing experience
  • Previous experience of processing contracts/legal documents
  • Knowledge of employment law
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Curious and happy to ask questions and challenge
  • Understands the importance of getting the basics right and takes pride in producing high quality work
  • An energetic ‘can do’ attitude
  • Organised, efficient, flexible, and able to manage multiple priorities without sacrificing attention to detail
  • Happy to ‘muck in’ to deliver what is needed, understanding its contribution to the bigger picture
  • Previous experience of working in HR would be advantageous

This position offers an opportunity to work with a dynamic, fun team dedicated to driving organisational success. If you are a motivated individual with a passion for HR administration, we encourage you to apply.


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