HR Assistant

  • Hours: 09.00 am – 5.00 pm
  • Days: Monday to Friday
  • Salary: 21k – 23k DOE


  • 30 days holiday including Bank Holidays
  • Onsite Parking
  • Contribution towards Glasses
  • Access to the Benefits hub
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Closed for Christmas and Bank Holidays

Care First are one of the most progressive private learning, development, and training companies in the UK for adults with learning disabilities. We strive to improve the skills and knowledge of our staff to enhance the service provided to all our incredible learners.

We are the leading provider in our field, and we want to find a person that we can support and invest in. We are looking for a person that wants to learn and grow with us by playing a crucial part in an organisation that is experiencing high levels of growth.

The role will work within our central HR function which administers the whole employee lifecycle process covering; resourcing, learning & development, pay & reward, employee relations and employee operations.

You will be responsible for:

  • HR administration to include contract, handbook, and general policy maintenance
  • Assist the HR team with the development and administration of HR systems and procedures
  • Assist in all aspects of staff recruitment
  • Assist in new starter on-boarding and inductions
  • Administration of timesheets, leave and absence data
  • Act as the first line of contact for employee queries
  • Produce and update employee documentation
  • To provide administration support to the HR team in an effective and efficient manner
  • Work collaboratively with the HR team to ensure that business priorities are met
  • Process all documentation and correspondence relating to employee life cycle matters in a timely and accurate manner, adhering to Company procedures
  • Liaise and provide information to other departments with regards to new starters, leavers, holidays, pay rate change details
  • Create spreadsheets and graphs; input data; analyse information and translate in report form
  • Process and update all exit documentation timely to ensure accurate final pay
  • Support the team in delivering HR projects and initiatives, as required
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of HR & Payroll processes, documents, and services

We are keen to speak with candidates who have:

  • At least 1 year’s HR experience
  • A HR specialised degree or CIPD level 3 qualification or above (or working towards)
  • A knowledge of UK employment law
  • Previous experience of processing HR documentation
  • Good attention to detail
  • A well-grounded knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Discretion and the ability to work with sensitive information/ data while maintaining the highest levels of confidentiality
  • Ability to meet deadlines and respond positively to pressure