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HR Assistant Job Description

HR Assistants are tasked with providing generalist support to senior HR team members and ensuring that all administration linked to the Human Resources department is up to date on a day-to-day basis. Specific duties are varied and can encompass most areas on the operational side of the HR department.

We have outlined some of the generic responsibilities this job role entails below. Bespoke job descriptions are designed for each vacancy registered with us, and specific duties will be stated in direct relation to your business, and the interlinking roles and responsibilities around your existing company structure.

HR Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Being involved in recruitment processes
  • Support performance management processes
  • Support employee development and training projects
  • Assist with employee relations issues
  • Maintain technical and legal knowledge through continued learning and development
  • Assist with organisational communications
  • Maintain employee records
  • Ensure safety and wellbeing best practice is being implemented
  • Assist with the day-to-day running of the HR department
  • Ensure that employee confidentiality is adhered to

HR Assistant Requirements:

  • Excellent reporting skills
  • Exceptional record management skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of employment law
  • Ability to work to deadlines and juggle a varied and busy workload
  • Team player
  • Competent with Microsoft Office
  • Desirable to hold a CIPD Level 3 Foundation qualification

We hope our HR Assistant Job Description template provides some useful guidance. If you’d like to find out how we can help further, simply contact one of our HR recruitment specialists today.

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