HR Apprentice

United Kingdom
Closing date
3 Nov 2021

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Human Resources
Role Type
Graduate, Other work and training

A fantastic opportunity has become available within our Human Resources team - an ideal role for an individual who is looking for entry-level HR exposure as an Apprentice.

We are looking fora dynamicHR Apprenticewho will be responsible for the day-to-day tasks within HR. This includes a variety of HumanResource support and administration duties.?The successful candidate will?provide a comprehensive administrative?function and will also be trained to advise on entry-level HR generalist matters such as recruitment administration, disciplinary procedures, absence management and the like.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about a career in HR and eager to learn from an incredibly busy team. HR is at the core of what we do at Academia, so we're looking for someone who is dynamic, energetic and eager to get stuck in; who puts people first whilst maintaining an excellent business approach; and generally someone who loves the challenge of working in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment. You'll need to be switched on, able to juggle multiple tasks and have a great sense of humour and positivity to keep up with it all (we're not robots)!

Amongst other tasks, you will be responsible for:

  • Assisting the line managers by in the recruitment and selection process, including production of job specifications, application packs, standard recruitment correspondence, arranging and facilitating interviews and proactive resolution of initial employment enquiries.

  • Compiling offer letters and contracts where needed.

  • Adding/maintaining personnel records for new starters and leavers.

  • Processing all administration activities in relation to all types of absence; and entering details from self-certificates or fit note forms onto the HR system; completing return to work interviews and so forth.

  • Supporting line managers in any the disciplinary or grievance situations byoffering 1st?level advice (if possible), minute-taking and generating follow-up documentation.

  • Monitoring completion and confirmation of probationary periods.

  • Supporting the administration of reward and benefits schemes.

  • Providing HR policy advice and support to line managers and employees, explaining procedures and policies in an understandable manner (these are all shared online).

  • Maintaining accurate records by adding relevant info when needed (this includes scanning; filing and the like).

  • General HR administration.

Key Skills:

  • Exceptional?standards in quality of work.

  • Productive and efficientwith the ability to work well under pressure.

  • Able to establish and maintain constructive working relationships at every level in an organisation; team player.

  • Able to demonstrate drive and ambitionby working well on your own (i.e. self-motivated) and assiting in areas outside of your typical role when needed.

  • Exposure to basic HR activities and use of systemseither through studies or practical work experience (ideally 6 - 12 months) will be highly advantageous.

  • Demonstrable organisational skills and ability to multi-task.

  • High level of attention to detail in order to prepare accurate documents.

  • Comfortable dealing with highly confidential information- and maintaining confidentiality.

  • Capable of acting as point of reference/contact for enquiries.

Why Academia?

Academia Group is a fast growing, highly accredited, award-winning group of technology companieswith a strong footprint in the educational space. We specialise in supplying software, IT hardware, training and managed service solutions to both public and private sectors.

Established in 2003, we employ over 100 dedicated professionals across multiple locations throughout the UK with a group annual turnover of over GBP80m. Our growing customer base means we have now worked with every single university in the UK. Furthermore, as Ranked #1 supplier on many national frameworks, we are growing our provision more so to strengthen our position. We partner with the world's leading technology manufacturers and have the accreditations, certifications and awards to demonstrate our expertise and ability.

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