HR Shared Services Administrator (HR Advice Team)

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Reference number: 42574

Title: HR Shared Services Administrator (HR Advice Team)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full time)

Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Tuesday 22 May 2018

Salary: £16,565 - £18,463 per annum

Interview date: Wednesday 30 May 2018

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the HR Advice Team as a HR Administrator. We'd like you to be part of delivering a high quality HR administration and advice service to our managers and employees.

It is a great time to join Sense; recently relocated to our brand new purpose built Centre - TouchBase Pears which is in easy reach of Birmingham City Centre and conveniently located next door to Selly Oak Train Station.

About the role

Reporting to the HR Advice Manager, you will undertake the full range of Human Resources administration duties. You will be part of a small but busy team responsible for providing  professional HR first line advice and administration support to our employees and line managers.

You will be responsible for responding to general HR queries as well as delivering payroll administration including processing starters, leavers, contract changes and providing third party reference requests. Additionally you will also manage and maintain employee records to ensure they are up to date and accurate. You will have the opportunity to get involved in providing first line advice on employee related issues.

About you 

Ideally you will have a HR administration background with proven experience of working in a busy administrative team.  You will possess excellent communication skills, be proficient in word and data processing and dedicated to providing a professional HR customer orientated service.

In addition to this, you will be highly organised and place an emphasis on quality and accuracy. You will be able to build effective working relationships quickly, able to use tact and diplomacy when dealing with others and able to maintain confidentiality at all times. Experience of a Shared Service setting, although this is not essential.

You will be joining a friendly team who are ready and willing to help you settle into your new role! For an informal chat about the role please contact Jacqui Malcolm, HRBP via or call on 07715486680.

About us

Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application; CVs will not be considered. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates in relation to the Personal Specification; therefore it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines and job description (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 


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