Home-based

£17,000 - £19,000 per year

Contract, Temporary, Full-time

About the organisation

United Purpose (UP) is an international development charity with an innovative community led approach to delivering the Sustainable Development... Read more

Job Description

HR ASSISTANT

Responsible to: Senior HR Officer
Base: Cardiff
Hours: 35 hours per week
Contract type: Fixed term contract, 6 months
Salary: £17,000 - £19,000 depending on experience

Aim of post:

The HR Assistant will provide high quality and well-organised human resources administration relating to all aspects of the employee lifecycle.

Responsibilities:

- Assist with recruitment processes for UK and international staff.
- Schedule induction itineraries for incoming UK and International staff.
- Maintain the HR database and personnel folders.
- Record and monitor employee absence records.
- Support employee relations cases through minute taking.
- Preparation of documentation for all aspects of the employee life cycle, including leavers, changes to terms and conditions, maternity and paternity and flexible working requests.
- Assist with the implementation of HR and Safeguarding policies and procedures.
- Ensure health and safety procedures are updated according to regulation and are adhered to in the UK office.
- Ensure compliance under GDPR for processing HR data.
- Organise HR Committee meetings, prepare minutes and follow up on action points.
- Assist with the recruitment of UK volunteers and maintain the volunteer database.
- Assist in maintaining a safe and thriving organisational culture.

Person Specification:

- 1 years’ experience of working in a fast-paced HR department.
- A good standard of education to at least five GCSEs A-C level, including Maths and English, or be able to demonstrate equivalent work based skills and abilities.
- Demonstrable experience in working with confidential information.
- Understanding of basic employment law relating to recruitment, absence and performance management.
- Excellent attention to detail combined with good organisational skills.
- Flexible and resilient with good problem-solving skills.
- Ability to communicate at all levels - verbally and in writing.
- Good level of IT literacy (MS office) and numeracy skills.
- Working towards or obtained CIPD qualification - an advantage, but not essential.

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply for this role please send your CV, a short covering letter, and our Equal Opportunities form
(voluntary) by 02 June 2019 quoting ‘HR Assistant’ in the subject line.

United Purpose has a Safeguarding Policy, which reflects our commitment to protect the people
with whom we work. All employees will be expected to comply with this policy and its procedures.