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Human Resources Apprentice L3

Spot Salary, £16,000 per annum plus £500 bonus on completion of the Apprenticeship
Sutton, Surrey
36 hours per week, Monday to Friday, All year around
Closing Date: 29/11/2021

Job Details

This is a great opportunity to work and learn from a professional and diverse HR team. We are looking for exceptionally talented, bright and a driven person to join our Human Resources team as HR Support Apprentice. To be successful you will need to be committed to your own development and be prepared to make the most of the opportunities, hands on experience and study to gain your apprenticeship in HR Support.

These duties will include:

  • To conduct pre-employment checks in accordance with OHCAT Safer Recruitment Policy with regard to Right to work check, DBS, References, Qualifications, Medical checks and overseas police checks, etc.
  • To process payroll administration on a monthly basis, ensuring documents are correctly authorised and processed and that any queries are raised;
  • To undertake the administrative duties associated with recruitment, e.g. Interview Invitation letters, references, conditional offer letters, Placing Adverts, etc.;
  • To input Data on HR System;
  • To complete a digitalisation project with support from your manager;
  • To carry out any other HR and general administration duties as required.

The HR Apprentice will work in HR Operations Team to provide general and HR administrative support to Orchard Hill College and Academy Schools, supporting all areas flexibly as required. The successful applicant will be expected to undertake a variety of administrative duties both independently and under supervision.

To find out more, please view the job description and person specification here:HR Administrator – Job Description & Person Specification

Person Specification

If you think you can meet the following criteria then please apply:

  • Ability to meet the entry requirements of the Level 3 apprentice course attached to this apprenticeship and to attend and undertake the studying and course work required to complete the course;
  • Educated to at least GCSE standard, with five passes at Grade C (or equivalent) including English and Mathematics;
  • Good IT skills; ability to use Microsoft Office packages including Work, Excel and Outlook;
  • Excellent organisational skills, in order to manage work to meet conflicting deadlines;
  • High level of attention to detail and high level of accuracy;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, in person, by telephone and in email.

Further Information

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust (OHC&AT) is a family of specialist education providers and services from nursery through to further education across London, Surrey, Sussex and Berkshire. Our schools and college work together to achieve the best life and work outcomes for pupils and students. The uniqueness of OHC&AT is that it is fully representative of all designations of special education needs and disabilities. Across the whole organisation, there are a range of experts and practitioners who advocate for children and young people with special education needs and disabilities to ensure they receive the best possible opportunities to achieve their full potential.

On successful completion of your HR Support Apprenticeship – Level 3, you may be eligible to apply for Associate membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).

The post holder will be expected to come and work in the office initially, but there is an opportunity for some working from home once trained.

Further details and how to apply

To apply, please click here. You will be redirected to apply via our online TES portal.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Closing date: 8am on Monday 29th November 2021

Orchard Hill College and Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

As a community of learners, families and colleagues OHC&AT believes that by working collaboratively, with energy and ambition we can always effect positive change. No limit is placed on what is possible and everyone has the ability to be the very best they can be.

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