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HR Assistant

Closing date: 30/04/2020

Reference: REQ102166

37 hours / Permanent

19,554 - 20,751 *

Canolfan Rheidol, Aberystwyth

*All salary values are pro-rata.

About the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual who is seeking a career in HR.

The People and Organisation Service is looking to appoint a Human Resources Assistant to provide support and assistance to managers, headteachers, governors and staff on a range of HR matters. The postholder will be required to provide advice to staff on HR matters such as contracts, pre-employment checks, leave entitlements etc. Training will be provided to the successful applicant.

We are looking for an individual who is computer literate, with experience of Office applications, email and internet.

Good interpersonal and organisational skills are essential for our team as is a full understanding of the need for absolute confidentiality.

In exchange for your skills and interest, we will offer in return the opportunity to work in a forward thinking and ambitious organisation located in an area recognised for its stunning landscapes ad beaches. Furthermore, you will have:

  • Up to 36 days annual leave days per year (plus 8 public holidays)
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice schemes including the Cycle to Work scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives including discounted memberships to our local leisure centres
  • Child care vouchers
  • Life-style savings and Vectis card and much more.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Nia Roberts or Geraint Edwards on 01970 633949.

Job Description and Person Specification

Note:  We reserve the right to amend the application closing date.

What we offer

Work-life balance

Lifestyle savings scheme

Generous employer pension scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Learning and development

Where you'll work

People and Organisation

We support the organisation in attracting, developing and retaining a workforce that will deliver services of the highest quality to the citizens of Ceredigion.   Our key responsibilities include:

  • Human Resources Advice and Administration:  Contracts, Absence; Appraisals; Contracts; Disciplinaries; Grievance; Job evaluation; Managing change; Recruitment and onboarding.
  • Health, Safety and Wellbeing: Advice; Compliance; Risk assessments.
  • Learning and Development: E-learning; Events; Qualifications panel; Training.
  • Engagement and Wellbeing:  Ceri+; Internal Communications; Recruitment Marketing.
  • Pay and Benefits:  Payroll; Pensions; Timesheets.
  • Systems:  Ceri System and Development; Data and Reporting.
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