HR Administrator

  • Location
    Washington, Tyne And Wear
  • Category
    Human Resource - HR Administrator
  • Contract Type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    HR
  • External Reference
    HAWRBSAUG
  • Salary
    £18,000.00/Year

My client is looking for an HR Administrator/Assistant to join them in August for a period of 9 months.


This role is FULL TIME, Mon-Fri 9-5 paying a salary of £18'000 (pro rota for 9 months).


This is an absolutely FANTASTIC opportunity for a candidate with current HR experience who would like to try a more niche sector and expand upon their current skill set. This role would also suit a strong Administrator looking to move into HR! Some knowledge of HR and the workings of an HR department would be preferable.









Personal qualities required



  • Previous experience within an administrative role essential

  • Must be able to perform each of the above duties satisfactorily

  • Must demonstrate the highest level of integrity, discretion and confidentiality to be exercised at all times

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent I.T. Skills - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint etc

  • Working towards CIPD Level three desirable but not essential

  • The ability to work accurately paying close attention to detail

  • Possess a professional telephone manner

  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and prioritise

  • Driver with own vehicle would be a benefit


Duties (non exhaustive list)



  • Preparation of company announcements as necessary

  • Maintaining employee records

  • Assisting with recruitment and selection process

  • Assisting with disciplinary and grievance procedures

  • Liaising with line managers regarding attendance, holidays and sickness queries

  • Process monthly information for Payroll, i.e. salary changes, SSP exhaustion etc

  • Provide eye care vouchers

  • Assist with arranging VDU assessments as required

  • Facilitate the provision of IT equipment for new employees as required, and advise on IT query escalation

  • Assist with time and attendance system maintenance and preparation of reports

  • Preparation of HR paperwork i.e. contract changes, offers of employment, change in circumstances etc

  • Support with annual appraisal process

  • Responsible for conducting the annual personal details update

  • Maintain telephone directories and other relevant employee lists

  • Assist in ad-hoc projects and initiatives

  • General administrative duties including filing and archiving

  • Responsible for the updating of the training matrix/database

  • Assist with sourcing, arranging and booking training courses when required

  • Support the absence management process, which could include arranging reviews, drafting invitation/outcome letters etc.

  • Collate absence data

  • Assistance with audit preparation

  • Support with background checks both initial and annual

  • Oversee routine aspects of salary sacrifice schemes including the childcare voucher scheme and bike to work scheme

  • Assisting in handling maternity and paternity leave, flexible working requests etc

  • Support with the new starter process and exit management process

  • Ensuring occupational health of employees is monitored and any issues dealt with


This role is to start in August however interviews will be taking place in July. There are a number of background checks that will be carried out prior to the role starting.


If you would like to be considered for this role and have current, relevant experience as a strong Administrator (or as an HR Administrator) please call the branch and ask for Rebecca on 0191 269 9542.

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