Level 5 HR Apprenticeship - UCB

Recruiter
Cogent Ssc
Location
208 Bath Road, Slough, SL1 3WE
Salary
£17,000.00 annually
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
30 Sep 2019
Ref
VAC001577870
Specialism
Consultancy
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
November
Duration
Permanent
An ideal opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to gain experience in a HR department as a start to their HR career. The HR Apprentice will support and learn from a busy HR department, which consists of
  • A Team of 4 Generalist Business Partners
  • An Operational team of 5 responsible for the employee life cycle, pay and benefits
  • A Recruitment team of 5

The apprentice will support an efficient HR administrative service for the HR Team and our c 700 UK employees, whilst gaining experience of a wide variety of HR processes.

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Monitoring and responding to first level employee queries though the on-line portal 'HR Answers'
  • Coordination of the starters and leavers process, including reference checking, reporting and communicating with other relevant departments
  • Setting up and manage arrangements for all new hire inductions including slide preparations, collating induction packs, arranging catering
  • Managing all aspects of training: including booking trainers, candidate registration, meeting invitations, distribution of pre-work, booking rooms and catering
  • Support the relocation process for internal transfers and new recruits, through arranging temporary accommodation, and tracking financial spend and reporting to Finance for tax purposes
  • Arranging and collating exit interviews and reporting on trends/ analysis
  • Maintaining complete and accurate employee files - electronic and hard copy
  • Processing all Purchase Orders and invoice processing in SAP to ensure department spend is managed effectively


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good analytical skills with high attention to detail
  • Solid IT skills, particularly Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, would be desirable
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to develop and maintain strong working relationships with team and internal and external stakeholders


Personal qualities

  • Ability to operate in a fast- paced environment
  • Demonstrates a high level of integrity and customer service
  • High level of initiative, self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Ability to plan and prioritise work to ensure timely delivery


Desired qualifications

To be eligible for this position you will need;
  • GCSE's or equivalent at grade 4/C or above in English and maths, and
  • A Levels or equivalentin any subject (or equivalent level qualifications)


Future prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship, head count allowing, the candidate would be considered for a position within the business.

Things to consider

Ensure that you currently live within or can relocate to a commutable distance of the site.

There is a free bus service that runs from the train station to UCB.

You will be entitled to company benefits including;
  • 26 days Holiday entitlement (+ Bank Holidays)
  • Opt in pension scheme
  • Student discount card (NUS)
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Dedicated mentor for the duration of your apprenticeship

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

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