Oxenhope, West Yorkshire
£7,800 per year
Part-time, Temporary, 18 months, Internship
Job description

As the HR Apprentice, you are hungry to develop HR administration skills in an active work environment, alongside regular online learning and self-study days. You thrive on attention to detail and are passionate about gaining the foundational knowledge and experience needed to deliver a seamless HR service to your colleagues at Mercy, making a good impression and gaining the confidence which will help you to succeed in the role and prepare you for a  future career within HR.


Working closely with the HR Administrator and reporting to the Administration Manager, you will assist with a wide range of HR tasks, projects and processes, receiving the support needed to deliver your work with excellence. You will apply the knowledge gained from your studies to real-life situations, whilst learning to balance compliant practice with effective communication and a collaborative approach.


Job Description:


The post will include but is not limited to:


  • Bringing efficient administrative assistance to the HR department and delivering HR services to the highest possible standard to members of the Mercy UK team, including day to day tasks such as document creation, using excel spreadsheets, room bookings, electronic filing, and distribution of information. 


  • Assisting in a range of HR processes, including recruitment and selection, pre-employment checks, on-boarding, off-boarding and administrating staff changes


  • Responding to and redirecting, as appropriate, day-to-day HR queries


  • Assisting with the efficient delivery of our payroll and pension processes


  • Assisting with setting up new employee records and facilitating the smooth onboarding and induction of new employees


  • Keeping records and offering administrative support to HR meetings and training


  • Ensuring the appropriate handling and security of employee personnel, sensitive and confidential information, upholding discretion at all times and ensuring that employee data is processed in line with relevant regulatory requirements


  • Updating and maintaining accurate records within digital HR Management Systems


  • Assisting with HR-related projects


  • Providing ad-hoc support to Front of House (e.g. Reception) as required


  • Providing cover and assistance for the smooth running of Mercy UK, adding your administrative skills, where needed.


  • Presenting the vision and mission of Mercy UK and being willing to deliver training to Christian audiences of all denominations and backgrounds as well as bringing an example of healthy Christian leadership in line with Mercy UK’s statement of faith and lifestyle policies. 


  • Remaining discerning, innovative and open to change, offering your skills and support across the charity, as needed.


  • Undertake continued training, be an active participant and show commitment to personal and spiritual development.


  • Adhere to ethical practice, strict confidentiality, disclosure and safeguarding policies and use discretion at all times.


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Posted on: 30 July 2021
Closed date: 28 August 2021
Tags: Christian, Human Resources

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