People Assistant, The Reader

·         Based at: Calderstones Site

·         Reporting to: HR and People Team Manager

·         Salary: Band 1 £15,500-£17,000

·         Duration: Permanent

·         Working Hours: Full Time/35 Hours per week

·         Annual Leave: 30 days per year plus bank holidays

This role calls for an exceptionally highly-motivated and dedicated person to provide general administrative support to the People Team

Key Responsibilities

•       Providing administrative support for The Reader’s staff and volunteer recruitment processes. Includes answering queries about opportunities, distributing paperwork for shortlisting, preparing interview schedules, interview rooms, meeting and greeting potential candidates.

•       Providing administrative support for The Reader’s induction process for new recruits, including organising induction schedule, providing and obtaining appropriate documentation and being first point of contact for new starters.

•       Processing DBS checks for staff and volunteers

•       Provide administrative support for all HR processes including but not limited to sickness absence, annual leave, booking and organising staff and volunteer training

•       Answering a range of e-mail queries on general information about The Reader’s programmes and opportunities and re-directing queries within the organisation as appropriate,

•       Administration of contracts of employment.

•       Distributing incoming mail and making arrangements for outgoing mail.

•       Inputting and updating HR data using Dynamics

•       Organising and maintaining electronic and paper files

Other duties and responsibilities as and when required