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    Preston, Lancashire, North West, England Office-Based|Professional Posted 25.11.21 £25000 per annum

    Job Title: HR Assistant 
    Location: Preston  
    Salary: £25,000
    Job Type: Permanent, Full time 

    Overview
    As an HR Assistant, you will be responsible for the delivery of quality human resource services. You will report into a HR
    Manager and support them in many areas such as administrative support, relations cases and assist with
    day to day operations of the HR functions. 

    Role and Responsibilities

    • Take responsibility for the management of employee relation cases across business areas including; performance management plans, flexible working requests, sickness, grievance and disciplinary processes
    • Management of Maternity/Paternity & Adoption across the company
    • To liaise with the HR Manager to ensure appropriate support is provided to the company regarding employee relations issues
    • To provide advice and guidance to colleagues and and ensure that the correct processes and procedures are followed at all times
    • To coach managers in order to help them to develop their people management and leadership skills whilst also constructively challenging inappropriate behaviours/actions
    • To ensure that all cases of formal performance management are documented and recorded
    • Support the delivery of any inductions taking place at the company as required
    • Updating the online training platform with all new starters and ensuring they are enrolled onto the relevant training courses 
    • To evaluate HR policy and procedures & HR forms / documents
    • Compile and update employee records 
    • To assist in the process of onboarding and induction of new employees including all new starter forms and right to work documents
    • Preparing all offer letters and contracts
    • Processing all new starters and leavers and ensuring all documentation and paperwork are complete and accurate 
    • Tracking all absences and lateness within the company using the HR software and ensuring appropriate steps are completed
    • Manage any holiday requests and update the relevant spreadsheets and software
    • Assisting with the recruitment process by ensuring all the administration work that is associated with recruitment is complete and assisting in scheduling interviews
    • Ensure all records are compliant with the requirements of GDPR

    Role Requirements and Personal Attributes

    • CIPD Level 3 is essential 
    • At least two years’ experience in a relevant human resources position 
    • Excellent employment law knowledge
    • Proficient IT competencies, including Microsoft Office, Word and Excel
    • Capable of delivering reports using Excel
    • Solid understanding of a safe working environment
    • Excellent communication, both verbal and written
    • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to set and manage expectations
    • Ability to build rapport and trust with co-workers at all levels
    • Self-motivated and can show initiate with independent tasks
    • Must have a can do and enthusiastic attitude
    • Must be able to follow instructions efficiently
    • A team player

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