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HR Assistant, Preston

North West

Full-Time (permanent)


HR Recruit have another HR Assistant job vacancy for a Preston based client handled by our North West team.

My client is a leading specialist manufacturer and national service provider, based on the outskirts of Preston just off the M6. I am acting on their behalf to recruit a Permanent HR Assistant to join their team. The role is offered with a salary between £30,000 -£35,000 based on experience and the working hours are 08:00-17:00 Monday to Friday.

The role is a stand alone HR role with support from the Administration Director and the Bid Manager and is an opportunity for the right candidate to establish themselves as a credible HR generalist.

To be considered for the role you will:

Have a proven track record of working in a HR position;
Have an excellent understanding of Microsoft packages.
Be a good communicator, ability to manage your time and work well with minimal supervision.
Have an excellent attention to detail and a positive attitude.
Ideally be working towards CIPD Level 3 or above or a possess a strong desire to pursue a long term career in HR.

The main duties of the role include:

Responsibility for all HR administration incuding filing and photocopying
Being the first point of contact for human resources and recruitment queries
Administering the recruitment and selection process when the Company recruits a new employee;
To create, maintain and update employee personnel files;
To issue contracts, name badges and other necessary HR documentation
Administering all aspects of the disciplinary, grievance and appeals procedures;
Completing spreadsheets and analysing various reports;
Processing forms for external third parties, such as Child Support Agency and DWP enquires;

The role would appeal to HR Assistants, HR Administrators, HR Officers or HR Generalists looking for an opportunity to develop their skills and knowledge in a stand alone role.

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