Job Overview

Preston, England
Job Type
Full Time
£19,000 - £21,000 Per Year
Date Posted
3 days ago

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Job Description

H.R. Assistant

An exciting position has become available for a full-time H.R. Assistant based in Preston. The successful candidate will earn £19,000-£21,000. Hours of work will be Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm (4.30pm on Friday) with an hour for lunch.

The main purpose of the role is to provide a full generalist administrative support service to the H.R Department.

Role Requirements

  • HR knowledge and experience.
  • Microsoft Office to include outlook and word.
  • Excel skills and creation of spreadsheets using formula.
  • Attention to Detail.
  • Organisation Skills.
  • Ability to write and create letters and employee briefings.
  • Ability to use social media platforms for communication.
  • CIPD Qualification or willing to study for this.
  • GCSE’s in 5 subjects including English and mathematics.
  • Worked in an environment where shifts are prominent.
  • Worked in a manufacturing environment.
  • Administration experience.
  • Telephone experience.
  • Demonstrable understanding of employment legislation.
  • Use of a variety of social media platforms for engagement.

Role Responsibilities

  • Updating and organising personnel files.
  • Full Payroll Service for the Weekly Employees.
  • Tracking all absences and lateness using the HR software, ensuring appropriate steps are completed.
  • Liaising and coaching Supervisors, to ensure management of absence is given the appropriate attention through to completion, using standard policies, processes, and templates.
  • Input into the HR software of all employee absence information, ensuring that actions associated with the detail is processed and communicated appropriately for relevant action.
  • Auditing HR information on a regular basis to ensure fairness, consistency, and trend analysis of information. Liaising with the appropriate departments to manage sufficiently through to completion.
  • Responsible for the full recruitment campaign from communication with the agencies through to interviews and assessment.
  • Arranging the relevant paperwork of a new starter. Contract of employments and offer letters.
  • Responsible for the induction of new employees, including arranging new starter medicals, policy information and immigration compliance.
  • Organisation and administration of the probationary review process for permanent employees which includes processing of paperwork, diary management and relevant input. Communication with the relevant Supervisors and departments.
  • Understand and implement into the Company Policies and Procedures.
  • Able to confidently advise and support Supervisors using relevant and current legislation regarding various employee relations issues.
  • Minute taker in employee relations and other employee situations.
  • Monitoring Labour turnover and sickness absence across the business.
  • Understand and Comply with GDPR legislation.
  • Involvement in the Employee Forum.
  • Input actions associated with the Investors In People standard.
  • Administrator of employee communication, ensuring all information is relevant and up to date.
  • The ability to formulate ad-hoc letters to employees when required.
  • Involvement in employee engagement activities.
  • Coaching and information for supervisors regarding the performance management process.
  • Involvement in the Occupational health remit.
  • Responsible for external post.


Jonesco is a leading manufacturer of moulded plastic products, operating in three markets: commercial vehicle, fire protection and environmental protection. Jonesco is a market leader in several European countries as well as shipping to over 60 other countries worldwide.  Based in Preston, Lancashire, the Jonesco group has a turnover of around £21m and employs around 165 employees, operating from a 4-acre manufacturing site and a 3.7-acre distribution site nearby. The subsidiary company, Jonesco Sarl based in Lille, distributes throughout France. 

Why should you apply?

  • Pension.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays including Christmas shut down.
  • Additional annual leave purchase.
  • Private healthcare scheme.
  • Free parking.
  • Refreshments.

If you’re the ideal candidate our client is looking for, please send your CV by clicking the APPLY button

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