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HR Assistant

Hays Human Resources
Southampton, England
£22000 - £25000 per annum + Extensive benefits and hybrid working.
Closing date
23 Feb 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type
HR Administrator

Job Details

A highly organised, enthusiastic HR Assistant to join an established law firm in Southampton (hybrid).

Your new company

My client is an established, SME law firm who are proud to have partnered with individuals and businesses (both locally and nationally) over many years based out of their Hampshire offices.

The company values are rightly based around their loyal employees, their trusted clients / customers and the locations they work within.

Your new role

As a HR Assistant, you will report to an experienced HR Director with great support from a HR Advisor, based in their Southampton office.

The main purpose of this role is as follows:
To assist the HR Director and work closely with the HR Advisor on all HR related tasks and administration, and contribute to the smooth running of the HR function.

Key responsibilities include:

  • To provide administration support and assistance with all aspects of the employee lifecycle including (but not limited to): Recruitment, On-boarding/induction, Training and Development, Performance and Appraisal, Engagement, Reward and Recognition, Separation (leavers) and Wellbeing
  • Respond to HR related queries from employees.
  • Assist with the administering of the payroll (working with an external provider).
  • Ensure processes are administered in accordance with the firm's procedures.
  • Maintain HR software (Breathe HR), records and employee files, ensuring that all documentation is prepared to the highest quality and accuracy.
  • Become involved in HR projects as allocated during the course of the year e.g. wellbeing initiatives.

Working hours: 35 / week, 9am-5pm Monday-Friday (plus 1 hour lunch). This role also offers hybrid working of 5 days home vs 5 days every fortnight in the office beyond the first month, but this could be sooner. You do not need to drive, but this would be an advantage as you may need to travel to another local office on occasions (within Hampshire).

What you'll need to succeed

This role will suit someone who is an excellent communicator with great attention to detail. Some experience in a similar HR / People role or function (12 months minimum) is essential and a CIPD qualification (Level 3+) will be an advantage too but is not a must as financial support could be provided by the business to achieve this.

Some experience in a corporate environment like legal, financial services etc will be preferred, but other industry backgrounds will be considered.

What you'll get in return

This is a fantastic opportunity for an aspiring HR / People professional who is looking to further their knowledge and career, joining a successful business who value the wellbeing and happiness of their employees, with a culture that is truly inclusive.

You will receive a market-led salary between £22,000-£25,000 (DOE), hybrid working as above (minimum 5 days in the office / fortnight), 26 days holiday +BH's (increasing by 1 day / year to 30 days), pension at 3% employee / 5% employer, mileage claimed to other Hampshire office, Life Assurance (x4 salary), discretionary bonus and the opportunity to join wellbeing / charity committees etc.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call me today on 07834 975318.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact me for a confidential discussion on your career.

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