The apprentice HR Assistant will support the HR/Payroll department in providing an efficent and streamlined service to the buisness with regard to all HR/Payroll related administrative tasks. This role has a wide emit which includes input to all HR/Payroll admin and is an importnat support role to the business.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    NMW for age +£1.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    22 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    19 Jun 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Assist with recruitment administration, process new starter/leaver details, create induction packs,collect reference requests, create and maintain personnel records, maintain attendance recordsincluding holiday, absence, lateness, maintain training records, follow HR procedures/policies, support the HR Manager with additional HR/payroll ad hoc duties, maintain Management and employee confidence

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will achieve your HR Level 3 Qualification.

A 100% tailored training and assessment program will be delivered to support you throughout your Apprenticeship, (14 - 18 months including endpoint assessment) topics covered include –
Business and Customer Awareness
Communication Skills
Building a team
HR legislation
HR Functions, roles and plans
Systems and Processes
Service Delivery
Problem Solving
Change and Improvement techniques
HR base data and Info
Emotional intelligence

You may need to complete level 2 maths and English Functional skills (if you cannot evidence prior grades).

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Could lead to full time role when apprenticeship is complete

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience


GCSE or equivalent a minimum of 5 including Maths and English (Grade grades A* - C/9 - 4) Essential

About the employer

Part of the Hill and Smith Holdings PLC based in Middlesbrough we are the recognised UK's leading supplier of safe, sustainable Access solutions in steel and GRP, We have a strong heritage of supporting multiple vertical sectors with products adaptable to the latest built environments and have a modern approach backed by 100 years of experience.




Marsh Road



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Training provider



Nicki Bevan

Apprenticeship standard

HR support

Level 3 (A level)

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