Kirklees College

HR Assistant

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
£11,277.56 - £12,020.51 pa
24 Jan 2023
05 Feb 2023
Job Function
Human Resources
Contract Type
Part Time

Part time 21 hours per week - Hybrid working available.

At Kirklees College we are always looking for new talent, and welcome applications from all sectors.

Whether in a teaching & learning role or in one of our specialised Business Support functions, you’ll be involved in nurturing and developing the next generation of construction workers, engineers, health workers and countless others.

We’re already a successful college, but we’re continually striving to be better and do better - be part of our story!

In the role of HR Assistant, you’ll predominantly be based at Waterfront, Huddersfield. Your focus will be to provide high quality, comprehensive administrative support to a wide range of people and organisational activities; including all recruitment, appointments, contractual changes, pre-employment checks, redeployment and benefits/invoicing administration.

Your key responsibilities will be to:
• Maintain the integrity and quality of HR data ensuring accurate entry of data into HR systems at all times.
• Deal effectively and efficiently with enquiries to deliver a positive customer experience, providing information on a range of HR policies and procedures within the recruitment/onboarding process and full employee life-cycle.
• Responsible for the day to day management of HR Enquiry inbox.
• Responsible for DBS administration and record keeping.

Ideally, you’ll have experience of working within a busy HR environment and demonstrable experience with HR Systems/ Microsoft Applications. It’s important that you’re able to communicate effectively at all levels and prioritise workloads. Due to the nature of our work, it’s essential you’re committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

We believe learning is not just for our students: it’s an important part of working here too. Staff development opportunities include a mentoring scheme, financial contributions for external qualifications and skills development for current and aspiring managers. You’ll also have access to a range of staff benefits including an employee assistance programme, retail and leisure discounts and reduced Metro travel.

We want people who believe in the value of education, and who can contribute to our culture of supporting and challenging one another.

Hours/weeks: Monday - Wednesday 21 hours / 52 weeks.
Proposed Interview Date: w/c 13th February 2023.

Please remember to remove all personal details (name, date of birth) from your CV

If you have any queries about the role or the application process please contact Please check your emails regularly (including junk/spam folders) during the recruitment process as this is how you will be contacted once you have applied.

As an employer we are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of an individuals’ sex, age, religion, race, marital status, disability status, sexual orientation, maternity or care leaver status. We are committed to exploring opportunities for flexible working and ensuring the work-life balance and wellbeing of our workforce. Please note that any job offer is subject to pre-employment checks including a DBS check, online searches and references from former employers, in line with guidance from Department for Education.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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