HR Assistant

Michael Page Human Resources
South Tyneside, England
£20000 - £23500 per annum
Closing date
22 Dec 2021

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Engineering & Manufacturing
Job Type
HR Administrator
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Job Details

The HR Assistant will be the first point of contact for all HR-related queries, and will provide an efficient administrative service to the HR team.

Client Details

My client is a leading national business based in the South Tyneside area.


Key responsibilities:

  • Be the first point of contact for all HR-related queries
  • Manage weekly starters and leavers, ensuring they are processed by payroll
  • Ensure that all relevant employee letters are issued and documented
  • Administer HR-related documentation, including new starter packs and contracts of employment
  • Ensure employee records are accurately maintained
  • Arrange new starter inductions
  • Coordinate drugs and alcohol testing as and when required
  • Arrange and assist with note taking of disciplinaries
  • Assist with recruitment and liaise with external agencies
  • Advertise job vacancies
  • Coordinate interviews and issue relevant correspondence
  • Keep track of all new starters and probationary review dates
  • Adhere to GDPR legislation, conduct audits and ensure that all office and sites follow guidelines
  • Provide support to the wider HR team


  • Ability to work in a fast-paced/ high volume environment
  • Previous experience of working in a busy HR department
  • Basic understanding of ER and current employment legislation
  • Previous experience in a HR administrative role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills

Job Offer

  • £20,000 - £23,500 per annum
  • Excellent company benefits


Michael Page Human Resources is acknowledged as one of the leading recruitment companies for human resources with over 30 years of recruitment expertise and a team of specialist consultants based in offices nationwide.  If you’re looking for permanent or temporary job opportunities in human resources, let us use our extensive network and strong relationships to help you find you the next step in your career.

Michael Page Human Resources recruit HR roles nationwide, ranging from HR Administrator to Global HR Director and also within the specialist areas of HR including Learning & Development, Recruitment, Reward, and Talent.

We offer vacancies across executive, director, manager and junior levels with many of the UK’s leading companies. Our teams have specialist consultants that focus on permanent, interim and contract opportunities. Find out more about our consultants here.

To get started browse for human resources jobs or contact one of our offices directly to find out how our expertise could make a difference to your HR recruitment process.

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