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HR Officer, Leeds, West Yorkshire


Full-Time (permanent)

25-28K pro rata

HR Recruit have another HR Officer Vacancy for a Leeds based client which is being handled by our Yorkshire team

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced HR Officer to work at a training organisation in Leeds for 9 months. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to gain additional HR experience and further their career. The ideal candidate must be immediately available.

The key responsibilities of the role are:

  • Responsibility for day to day personnel issues and using initiative to deal with personnel matters, correspondence and incoming telephone calls.
  • Administration of appraisal systems preparing the appropriate appraisal forms
  • Dealing with starters, leavers and inductions and conducting exit interviews as appropriate
  • Dealing with areas such as maternity, adoption, paternity and sickness.
  • Maintaining, monitoring and updating relevant areas of the computerised personnel system, hard copy personnel files and other records.
  • Responsibility for the annual updating and re-issuing of both electronic and printed copies of the handbook
  • Liaising with payroll to advise them of starters, leavers and any other payroll changes.
  • Providing cover for the Recruitment and Training Officer during absences, including dealing with vacancies and co-ordinating staff development administration.

Person Specification

  • Significant experience of working in a Personnel Department.
  • Extensive administration experience and the ability to produce accurate work, paying attention to detail.
  • Approachable, with the ability to deal with a variety of situations and people in a supportive manner.
  • The ability to use initiative and work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • The ability to cope with a demanding workload in a calm and focussed manner.
  • A flexible approach to cope with changing priorities.
  • Experience of using a computerised personnel system.
  • Some knowledge of health and safety in the workplace.

The right candidate can expect a salary of 25-28K pro rata.

To see further information about our HR Officer Recruitment services please visit the HR Recruit website


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