Salary: £22,129- £25,927 per annum, Grade 3
Benefits: Excellent annual leave allowance of 24 days, plus public holidays and flexible working hours, superb Pension Schemes available, onsite gym and parking facilities
At Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service, our teams make working here a great experience. We are passionate about employee wellbeing, development and training. In HR, we play a vital role in helping our teams succeed, by working in partnership with the Service, as one team, to create a welcoming and inclusive culture that supports our People Strategy. We encourage our employees to work flexibly so that they can enjoy a work-life balance.
We have an opportunity available for someone keen to evolve and develop in HR, supporting the delivery of service through the effective administration of HR and payroll. This interesting and varied role would suit someone who is looking to expand their horizons and gain additional skills to support their career development.
This is a period of significant challenge and change facing the Public Sector and we need an individual to join our team who has the enthusiasm to provide outstanding customer service, is efficient, accurate and organised, as well as has excellent IT skills.
As HR Assistant you’ll be responsible for delivering a high level of service, ensuring that work is processed accurately and efficiently and within agreed timescales.
Other key focuses of the role are to:
Be the first point of contact via phone, email and face to face for all staff and managers, this includes managing the HR inbox.
Ensure the maintenance of accurate and reliable data held within both the manual and electronic HR information, payroll and pensions systems.
Dealing with day to day queries (e.g. payroll, health and wellbeing, process guidance).
Undertake and update all HR processes for individual employees throughout the employment lifecycle.
Administer employee benefit schemes including pay, pensions, additional allowances, car provisions, and cycle to work.
Key role requirements, detailed in the job profile, include:
CIPD Level 3 certificate in HR or equivalent and/or relevant experience working within an HR team.
5 GCSEs or equivalent at level 4 or above.
Ability to prioritise work.
Someone who understands the importance of planning.
Proven track record of process efficiency.
Excellent IT skills.
An enthusiastic individual who is keen to learn and is flexible in approach.
The successful candidate will be inspired to demonstrate and promote behaviours in line with the Job Profile and our . Specifically, we are seeking individuals who work well in a team and strive to make improvements in the delivery of quality service.