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Westcountry Schools Trust

Westcountry Schools Trust

Westcountry Schools Trust

Human Resources Administrator (Apprentice) ​​​​​​​

This is an exciting opportunity to join Westcountry Schools Trust as an Apprentice HR Administrator. As an HR Administration Apprentice, you will be providing an efficient administrative support Trust wide and helping to deliver an effective, timely and professional HR service.

Salary: Devon NJC Grade C SCP 4-6 (£18,933 - £19,698)

Location: Westcountry Schools Trust Head Office, PL9 7GN

Contract: 37 hours per week x 52 weeks per annum, Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity to join Westcountry Schools Trust, currently employing approximately 2000 staff and growing. We are a dynamic organisation with our students and staff at our heart. Built on an extensive track record of excellence, the Trust combines a range of secondary colleges, primary schools and business units based in a variety of sites across Devon and Cornwall. We are also a stone’s throw from some of the best beaches and countryside in the country.

This role is suitable for someone who is looking to join the HR profession and begin their HR career. As an HR Administration Apprentice, you will be providing an efficient administrative support Trust wide and helping to deliver an effective, timely and professional HR service. In addition to your role, you will be working towards the HR Support Standard Level 3 qualification, to equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to be an efficient, solutions-focused HR Administrator. The successful candidate will have an interest and motivation to work within the Education sector, with a commitment to the Trust’s visions and values.

The HR Administrator will be the first point of contact for all incoming enquiries and will triage these where appropriate. With the support of the HR Officer, the HR Administrator will assist in payroll and pensions administration, undertaking pre-employment checks, assisting in the onboarding process and dealing with contractual/policy queries.

In return, we offer:

  • Working with a supportive team who genuinely want the best for our staff and students
  • A commitment to your own professional development
  • Local Government Pension scheme
  • Paid annual leave
  • Free car parking at Morley Meadow
  • Cycle to Work Schemes are available

For more information on the Trust, please visit https://www.westst.org.uk/

For an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Beth Morgan on 01752 891754 ext 1765 or by emailing HR@westst.org.uk

If you believe you can demonstrate the dedication, skills and passion required, we look forward to receiving your application. Application forms; full job description and person specification are available from www.westst.org.uk ; completed applications should be submitted to recruitment@westst.org.uk by 9am Monday 14 February 2022.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.