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HR Assistant - Fixed Term

Skills for Life Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F22-159-S
  • Posted:20/05/2022
  • Pay: £18,934 - £21,749
  • Start Date:June 2022
  • App Close Date:02/06/2022 at 20:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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The Skills for Life Trust 

HR Assistant 

Salary:  NJC Grade D2 points 4 – 11 £18,934 - £21,749 (this is the full time equivalent salary and will be pro rata based on agreed hours and weeks) 

Fixed term contract until 31 December 2022 

Hours: Between 3-5 days per week 

Weeks per year: Between 38 and 52 weeks per year 

Hours and weeks are negotiable 

Location: Walderslade Girls’ School, Chatham 

 

Are you an excellent administrator seeking a new opportunity?

  

We are looking for an exceptional HR Administrator to join the HR team at the Skills for Life Trust on a fixed term contract. 

We are a vibrant, enthusiastic and committed team who are on journey of improvement in relation to the streamlining and automation of processes. We need you to support us in this journey, to bring forward ideas and be committed to seeing changes through to implementation. 

This is a fixed term contract until 31 December 2022, for up to 37 hours per week. Please ensure you state your preferred work pattern on your application as this is negotiable for the right candidate. 

You will be an experienced administrator, with excellent IT skills and the ability to use various Microsoft packages to a high standard, with speed and accuracy.

You will be responsible for a number of HR processes such as undertaking relevant pre-employment checks including DBS and references, arranging for contracts of employment to be issued to staff and filed electronically, and uploading job vacancies to relevant job boards in a timely manner. 

You will also play a key part in helping us to implement our new HR system, this will require determination, project management skills, and excellent IT skills to work out tricky system errors and find solutions to these in a timely manner. 

The Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted, encouraged and led by our CEO, Mr Andy Reese. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions. As part of the Skills for Life Trust you will be involved in collaborative working across the primary and secondary settings. 

We encourage applications from those who may not meet all elements of the person specification, as the Trust are keen advocates of staff training and development. 

Amongst the many benefits of working within the Trust you will receive;

  • Skills for Life Trust values
  • Free Private Healthcare Cover
  • Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust
  • Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing
  • Free Flu Vaccination
  • A supportive environment
  • Secure car parking
  • Access to the National College*

 *The National College provides engaging CPD in a high quality video format on the latest practice, policy and research, working with some of the leading experts in education. 

The Skills for Life Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Check) and the receipt of two satisfactory references. 

www.sflt.org.uk 

Closing Date: 2 June 2022 

We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Information about the trust

The Skills for Life Trust, is an established Multi Academy Trust (MAT) which comprises of two secondary academies and three primary academies: Greenacre Academy, Walderslade Girls’ School, Warren Wood Primary Academy, Hilltop Primary Academy and Chantry Community Academy.

The Trust vision is for Skills for Life to pervade the curriculum and extra-curricular activity. In addition to the normal school diet, the Trust aims to prepare our students for the adults that they are to become, through teaching life skills and exposing them to a whole range of potential careers and mentors from the business world, both locally and regionally. The Skills for Life vision also permeates through staff practices, where we are mindful of staff well-being and workload. We are a trust who cares for their staff and this is reflected in our low staff turnover and positive staff surveys.

The Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted, encouraged and led by our CEO, Mr Andy Reese. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:HR Manager
  • Address:157 Walderslade Road,
    Chatham,
    Kent,
    ME5 0LP
  • Telephone: 01634 861596
  • Email: hr@sflt.org.uk

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).