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Graduate HR and Comms Assistant

  • Salary: £23000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + plus study support
  • Location: Winnersh
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference J1038596

Our client, a highly successful organisation with further growth plans based in Winnersh, is looking to recruit a bright, highly motivated and driven graduate to work as their HR and Communications Assistant, reporting directly to the Head of HR.

The purpose of the role is to provide admin support to the Head of HR and support the group communications strategy by drafting and posting copy to the website and social media outlets.

Our client is offering a fantastic opportunity for someone to start their HR career and also obtain their CIPD level 3 diploma. They are also offering excellent career progression and are looking for someone long term who can build a career with them.

They're offering superb benefits and a salary between £23k and £26k depending on skills and experience plus full study support.

Duties include
* Draft and issue contracts for operational staff
* Ensure new starter paperwork is returned completed and filed appropriately
* Ensure new starter onboarding requirements are completed by managers
* Obtain and send references for new starters and former employees
* Schedule and conduct exit interviews with leavers
* Maintain HR system: starters, leavers and changes. Liaise with payroll for processing
* Produce/send HR correspondence
* Assist with the Group recruitment process
* Take notes at employee relations meetings (disciplinary, grievance, etc.)
* Assist the Head of HR with project work and ad hoc duties as required
* Attend monthly internal communications group and help to implement communications strategies
* Edit and post communications copy for internal and external audiences (e.g. news stories, social media posts & job advertisements).
* Assist with regular internal employee communications and news stories.
* Make best use of social media platforms (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

Skills/Experience
* High level of confidentiality and accuracy
* Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
* Confident self-starter with initiative and professional approach to work
* Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise in order to meet deadlines
* Excellent communicator with strict attention to detail
* The ability to write clear, concise and creative copy, with a keen eye for grammar, punctuation, style and accuracy
* Degree qualified or at least 2 years office administration experience

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training and skills. If we do not have anything suitable we will not keep your CV for more than 30 days.

Bucks and Berks Recruitment is an equal opportunities employment agency and employment business that is serious about its compliance with legislation. Bucks and Berks is acting as an Employment Agency in relationship to this role (if the vacancy is for a permanent position) or is acting as a Recruitment Business in relationship to this role (if the role is for a temporary position).