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HR Assistant

March 7, 2019

Have you got a real passion for HR and would love to progress your career in an environment that will allow you to develop new skills?

Do you have a love administration, have good attention to detail and thrive off a challenge?

Do you want to be in a role where you will interact with managers of all levels?


If so, then we have the perfect role for you!


About Us

Training 2000 is at the heart of the Lancashire economy, developing talent and training the next generation. We are growing and an exciting opportunity has arisen for the post of HR Assistant.


If you haven’t already heard of us, we are part of the University of Central Lancashire Group and have over 50 years’ experience of delivering high quality technical and professional training programmes to industry and individuals.


We have a strong heritage, skilled workforce, state of the art facilities and above all a great team ethos. We are on a mission to deliver learning excellence and create outstanding talent for Lancashire and beyond and we firmly believe our people are our biggest asset in achieving this. Our customers are diverse and their businesses varied, from micro businesses such as Dental Practices to global companies such as Rolls Royce.


About the Role

The role that we are recruiting for is part of our HR Department and therefore, you will be joining a small team who are passionate about making a difference to the future of Training 2000. The HR department is a vital part of the company’s success as we’ve just set out the new business plan which has people at the heart of what we do. This role is perfect for someone wanting to develop their career and build a strong foundation which will allow them to progress through learning from other members of the team and truly understanding the value that HR can add.


We’re looking for a HR Assistant that will provide a strong administration service to the business in regards to the full employee lifecycle which will include all contractual documentation and recruitment processing. You will be responsible for managing the end to end process for recruitment which is predominantly direct however agency involvement will also be required. This will include liaising with managers, posting job adverts, collating CV’s and any associated paperwork following an offer of employment being made. In addition to this, you will be responsible for the administration of all contractual documentation which will include changes to terms and conditions of employment and seeing this through to completion for processing in the payroll team. Your customers for this role will be our internal managers and therefore you will be required to approach your role with a customer centred approach and a “can do” attitude.


We are looking for someone who has experience within an administration role although this does not need to be in a HR capacity as full training can be provided. The ideal candidate will have strong attention to detail, be customer focused and approachable whilst understanding the need for confidentiality in the department. Ideally we are looking for someone who would really love a career in HR and who wants to develop new skills.


In return, you will be joining at an exciting time where you can be part of the journey as we set out on achieving our business plan. You will be able to gain new skills, work closely with the HR Advisor and work with managers at all levels to help them with their recruitment needs as well as working on ad hoc project work.


Salary & Benefits

For this role, you will receive a salary of between £15,763 and £18,500 dependent upon experience and a competitive benefits package. In addition, we believe in providing more than just salary and benefits and we’ll give you time and support to develop your career. For the right candidate qualifications can be provided through an Apprenticeship opportunity.


To give you an idea of our benefits, we firmly believe in having a good work life balance and therefore, they include 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays. This entitlement will increase with over time to 32 days and you are also able to purchase up to 5 days extra per year. In addition to this, from the day you join, you will receive life assurance whilst employed at 4 x your annual salary. Finally, with pensions being an important part of peoples career, following 6 months service you will be entitled to enrol into our Group Private Pension scheme where we will match contributions up to 5%.


We firmly believe that everyone is unique in their own way and we are looking for people from all walks of life who will join our inclusive culture. We are committed to equality, diversity and access for all which makes Training 2000 a great place to work.


Safeguarding of our learners is at the heart of everything that we do. Therefore, due to having children (under 18’s) on our site, all appointments are subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced child workforce disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS; formally the CRB), or a check via the Update Service on a relevant enhanced disclosure. Further information on these checks can be obtained from the Government website.


If this sounds like the kind of role and place for you then we are really excited to hear from you. If you’d like an informal discussion ahead of applying, please contact Katy Connon, HR Business Partner on 01254 54659

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