Silver X Group are looking for the next addition to our amazing team! Due to Continued growth, The Silver X Group is now recruiting an ambitious and detail-oriented HR Apprentice to join our team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a self-motivated individual looking to develop their skills within a dynamic and growing company.

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Closing date: 25 Jan 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    " Work for a company experiencing growth and investing back into the operation, free onsite parking, Monday to Friday working, continuous industry training"

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9 am - 5 pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    19 Oct 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

What does a typical day include?

  • Recruitment and Onboarding: Assist with the onboarding process by preparing new employee files, conducting orientations, and processing new hire paperwork
  • Payroll Administration: The HR Administrator assists by maintaining accurate employee records in PHR system to ensure payroll is processed correctly
  • Compliance: The HR Administrator helps ensure that the organisation follows all applicable employment laws and regulations by maintaining accurate employee records and assisting with audits
  • PHR Management: The HR Administrator helps manage the HR Information System (PHR) by ensuring data accuracy and generating reports
  • Training and Development: The HR Administrator assists with organising training and development programs for employees by scheduling training sessions, tracking attendance, and preparing training materials
  • Operational management of Organisation Training Matrix
  • Source and update the daily sickness and return to work information
  • Communications: Ensure all business updates are communicated out across all the business in line with the communication rules
  • Uniform order and stock control
  • Any other reasonable duties as required
  • Employee Relations: The HR Administrator helps maintain positive employee relations by responding to employee inquiries and concerns and ensuring that HR policies and procedures are communicated and followed

The training you will be getting

You will achieve you Level 3 HR 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
  • Resilience
  • Emotional intelligence

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

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The successful person will go on to have a great career in HR and can progress through their Level 5 qualification whilst growing with the company.

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 At least x5 GCSE including Maths, English and I.T (Grade 5 or above or (equivalent)) Essential

Things to consider

Who are we looking for? This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to start their career in HR. Working within a supportive and dynamic team, you will bring strong analytical skills with a high level of IT literacy The HR Apprentice role is to assist and support the HR Generalist, through the sourcing and processing of Human Resource related information including but not limited to Recruitment, Onboarding, Payroll, Compliance, Training and Development."

About the employer

In 2013, Silver X was created between Nottingham and Derby with the aim of providing its clients with a one-stop logistics, warehousing and transport solutions. With an aggressive growth target of £20 million turnover by the end of 2022, the companies focus was to invest in cutting-edge technology, recruit passionate people who have the drive to succeed, and ensure that a proportion of any profits generated were fed back into the local community and charities. This customer-focused vision has brought Silver X to where we stand today and provides the building blocks for future growth.




Charity Road


DE55 4BR

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Nicki Bevan

Apprenticeship standard

HR support

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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