HR and Recruitment Assistant

Do you have good knowledge of employment law and experience of employee relations cases?

Are you able to drive recruitment and attract key talent?

Reporting to the Human Resources Business Partner you will provide a first-line advisory service to internal stakeholders across the whole employee lifecycle.

We are currently seeking a HR and Recruitment Assistant to provide support in our recruitment and onboarding activities with general HR administration. You will be acting as the first point of contact for onboarding queries.

We are ideally looking for an individual who has prior experience working in an in-house recruitment team, seeking their next step into a busy fast-paced HR function.

Supporting the recruitment lifecycle from initial advertising, scheduling interviews, pre-employment screening, onboarding and induction including the undertaking of recruitment compliance to maintaining candidate databases.

The HR and Recruitment Assistant will play a crucial role in making sure we have efficient and organised recruitment processes within the organisation and your contribution will be instrumental in ensuring our hiring process is streamlined and efficient.

As the HR and Recruitment Assistant you will assist in the day-to-day operations of the HR functions and duties, providing clerical and administrative support.

If you have prior experience in recruiting and possess excellent organisational and communication skills, in addition to a good knowledge of employment law we would be delighted to meet you.

Join our team and play a vital role in helping us attract and onboard top talent.


Your key responsibilities will include scheduling calls and interviews, maintaining a candidate database, and handling administrative paperwork. Coordinating hiring activities and undertaking clerical duties. Preparing and posting job adverts online. Helping with resume screening and initial phone screens. Scheduling interviews and keeping calendars for all hiring teams and candidates. Greeting and assisting

interviewees onsite, processing background checks, maintaining candidate databases and handling records and paperwork. Resolving issues as fast as possible (e.g., interview cancellations) and assisting with new hire onboarding (e.g., preparing documents, coordinating orientation agendas).

Advising internal stakeholders across the whole employee lifecycle, supporting with the completion of HR administration to ensure an excellent HR Service.


Proven experience as a Recruitment Assistant or other recruiting-related role. Familiarity with hiring practices and stages (screening, interview, assessment, onboarding).

Experience using recruiting software and social networks for recruiting. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Strong organisational and time management skills.

Great attention to detail and outstanding communication skills with a problem-solving ability.


CIPD Level 3 (or equivalent experience)

Good knowledge of employment law and recent experience of employee relations cases to enable a first-line response.

Proven experience of excellent stakeholder engagement skills.

Recent recruitment experience and a working knowledge of a range of online and print media.


  • Wellness Programme
  • Private Medical Care
  • Life-Insurance
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Discounts
  • Company Pension
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Apprenticeship Programmes

This is a full-time, office-based position.

Please contact Angela Hardy, HR Business Partner at if you are interested in applying for this position.