WPT HR Assistant

Vacancy Details

HR Assistant


About the role

We are looking for 2 ambitious HR Assistants with excellent IT skills to join our growing Central HR Team. You will support with the delivery of a high quality HR service to our schools across the Trust.

Reporting to the Senior HR Manager, this role provides a great opportunity to build your foundation HR Generalist skills. The role will involve the accurate processing of data and employee changes, supporting with recruitment and absence management and providing first level advice on HR enquiries in line with Trust policies and procedures. There will also be the opportunity to focus on specific areas of HR such as Health & Wellbeing.

Our ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, proficiency in Microsoft and Google packages and the ability to work with discretion, sensitivity and tact. Experience of working in the HR field is desirable, however we are keen to support applicants at the start of their HR career path and full training will be provided to the successful candidate.

To develop expertise in HR, the successful candidate may also be offered the opportunity to complete the CIPD Level 3 qualification which will be funded by the Trust.

Experience of working in the educational sector would be an advantage but is not essential.

How to apply

Head to our recruitment website to apply for this role.

Please upload a supporting statement which should be no longer than two sides of A4 (this should not be a CV) clearly demonstrating:

  • Why you are applying for this position
  • How you meet the competencies of this role using examples from your current and previous experience (please refer to the job description on the WPT website)
  • Any information which you consider relevant that you have not already mentioned

This information is important as it will be used in the shortlisting process to identify suitable candidates for interview and assessments.

We may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn without notice. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. Shortlisted applicants will undergo relevant checks in line with statutory guidance.

Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

Please note we operate safer recruitment and we do not accept CVs, all applicants must complete an application form in full.

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