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Job post: HR Assistant

Job information

Job reference: NOTT116850

  • Employment type: Permanent - Full Time
  • Salary: £20,051 - £21,763 per annum
  • Published date: 10/09/2021 07:00
  • Application deadline: 22/09/2021 23:59

Job benefits

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Kia Car Scheme
  • Annual Travel Passes Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to Additional Annual Leave
  • Discounts
  • Access to NUS/TOTUM Discount
  • Employee Assistance Helpline

Job Location

  • The Lace Market, Nottingham, NG1 1NG

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We have an opportunity for a HR (People Services) Assistant to join our People Services team (formerly Human Resources), which is dedicated to providing a great service to help build the future of the College.

You will play a crucial role in the team providing professional administrative support to the People Services team, the successful candidate will work with the People Services Administrator to manage the recruitment cycle, ensuring that an efficient customer focused professional service is provided and that safer recruitment processes and compliance are adhered to at all times, providing a great first impression for new staff.

You will be involved on all aspects of the Employee Life Cycle such as maternity, paternity, salary and contract queries.

Candidates will ideally have some experience in Human Resources/People Services, along with strong customer service and administrative skills and experience. You must also be well organised and be able to work as part of a team, be proactive working to deadlines and maintain high levels of accuracy.

How we work and how we operate has changed beyond recognition and our People Services operating model has changed to meet these challenges and enable the delivery of a truly ambitious People Strategy which is integral to achieving our vision.

Nottingham College is a £75 million hub of skills, training and education supporting the current and future economy of Nottingham and its surrounding areas. Our vision is to deliver excellence in education and employment. That means, excellent students, excellent teaching, excellent facilities and supporting services and above all a truly outstanding workforce to make the vision a reality.

The post will be shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria at application stage from the person specification. Please ensure that you have a look at this specification attached to the Role Profile and complete your application directly from this, as these specifications are an integral part of the selection process.

For further details on this post which the job description and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact James Woodthorpe, Head of People Services via email at

Interviews/assessments are planned for w/c 27 September 2021

Our values mean we work together, as One Team. As One Team in our commitment to creating an inclusive environment, promoting inclusivity and respect with a culture that supports our college community of staff and students to achieve their full potential and celebrate all aspects of diversity. Achieving our aim to be an employer of choice will be through striving to lead an environment that is free from discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation.

We believe that a diverse workforce leads to an organisation that is more innovative, more creative and gets better results. We want our workforce to represent the diversity of the people and communities that we serve. We also want our workplace to be one where different experiences, expertise and perspectives are valued and where everyone is encouraged to grow and develop. We are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that successful candidates may need.

Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

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