HR Assistant (Fixed Term for 12 months)

Hindley, Wigan
7956.00 to 8572.00 Per Year
22 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a well-established charity which has been operating since 1981. They provide specialist palliative care and support to patients with terminal illnesses whilst offering vital emotional support for their families thereby aiming to enhance the quality of life of individuals living with a life-threatening, incurable illness. The support they offer is tailored to meet individuals' medical, social, spiritual and emotional needs.

We are looking for a HR Assistant to support managers with the recruitment and retention of staff and volunteers. You will maintain HR practices which ensure that the Hospice manages risk, is compliant with the appropriate legislation/standards and treats employees and volunteers fairly.

You will be responsible for maintaining accurate and up to date records both electronically and paper based whilst dealing with enquiries both internally and externally via the telephone, face to face and in person.

As the successful candidate you will have experience of working in a HR role, good IT skills including MS Office and experience of using a HR database. Ideally you will be CIPD qualified or working towards this with experience in a similar role.

A Disclosure and Barring Services Check (DBS) will be required.

What they offer
??? Competitive rewards package including childcare vouchers and subsidised lunches;
??? 27 days annual and public leave entitlement (pro rata);
??? Pension scheme;
??? Free car parking;
??? Training and development opportunities.
Existing membership of the NHS pension scheme is transferable to this post, if contributions have been made within the last 12 months.

They are looking to recruit a HR Assistant on a fixed term basis for 12 months working Tuesday to Thursday 8.30am-3pm (although these days and hours can be discussed further at interview). 18 hours per week worked Tuesday-Thursday. Actual Salary ??7,956-??8,572

Closing Date: Sunday 2nd October 2016. Initial Interview Date: Tuesday 18th October 2016.