We are looking to recruit a HR Apprentice to help with the general administrative tasks associated with our establish HR team, giving the successful applicant exposure to HR, Recruitment & Training. We are a not-for-profit Charity that supports people with learning disabilities, and the Apprentice will be a big part of the HR team.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,609.60 to £18,964.40

    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 - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The HR Apprentice will be working within the HR team, helping with all administrative tasks regarding the lifecycle of a member of staff.

Working closely with the HR Coordinators, HR Manager and Recruitment Manager, the Apprentice will be contributing to the swift onboarding of new staff, maintaining open communication with them as well as 3rd parties during the process, and assisting with any actions required during their employment with us.

  • To fulfil the requirements of the HR Apprenticeship including on the job training and classroom-based learning
  • To learn and carry out tasks associated to HR Administration including completing template contracts and contractual correspondence, calculating salaries and holiday entitlement, diarising key dates in the employee journey such as probationary period
  • To learn and carry out tasks associated to Recruitment Administration such as providing administrative support to Service Managers in arranging interviews, working with the HR team to onboard candidates, carrying out reference checks, keeping in contact with candidates and requesting information if required to complete the onboarding process as well as ordering ID badges
  • To be a point of contact for all staff, assisting with queries and questions where possible and liaising with the team to ask for help as and when required, always following our values of Commitment, Collaboration and Positive Interactions
  • As a member of the HR team, role model our values, creating a positive working environment, advocating inclusion and equality, creating a culture that recognises and celebrates diversity
  • Adhere to and promote the Company’s policies, being accountable for the H&S of yourself and others
  • Work with integrity and adhere to confidentiality and security of information at all times, complying with all legal requirements relating to GDPR
  • Undertake training as requested by the company
  • Carry out any other duties as reasonably requested from time to time

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

The Apprentice will be completing the Level 3 HR Support Apprenticeship, whereby they will be learning about the laws within employment and HR and how these are implemented during the staff lifecycle.

The Apprentice will be given 1 full day a week to complete their Apprenticeship work, either in Head Office or Working from Home, depending on the needs of the business.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once qualified, the successful Apprentice will be able to progress into a HR Coordinator or HR Advisor role within a business, as well as look to begin work on their CIPD qualifications, to help them progress upwards towards Management.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Please consider travel time to Waterbeach Head Office and the traffic this may include

About the employer

A not-for-profit Charity that started in 1947, we have been support people with learning/physical disabilities, complex needs &/or Autism since we started. We cover most of Cambridgeshire and have expanded recently, taking on more services. We run on our 3 core values of Collaboration, Commitment and Positive Interactions and put our Staff and the people we support above all else.




SUITES G 10 & 11


CB25 9GL


Rich Stephens



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

HR support

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply using our Online Application Form. We will then view your application and, if successful, we will be in contact with you within 48 working hours to discuss the role. From here, an interview may be offered.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2023