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HR Assistant Apprentice GRADUS LIMITED

A fantastic opportunity to work with a growing and forward-thinking business in the Macclesfield area. Join a team that is friendly and supportive, working in a small but busy HR department. Will suit a confident and ambitious individual with a desire to work in the HR sector.

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Closing date: 28 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £14,000 to £16,000 DOE

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, Hours to be confirmed during the interview.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    01 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

You will support the HR team in providing an efficient and streamlined service to the business with regard to all HR-related administrative tasks. This role has a wide remit which includes input to all HR admin and is an important support role to the business.The role will give the right candidate working experiences of HR and opportunities to develop as an HR administrator into more challenging and senior roles over time.

An opportunity to work directly with the HR manager across a range of HR generalist elements including:

  • Recruitment and selection
  • Induction
  • Vetting
  • Contract drafting and management
  • Appraisals
  • Various other elements across the working life cycle for people management
  • Pre-employment and new starter processes
  • Learning and development administrative support
  • Employee benefits
  • Exit processes

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

  • Level 3 HR Support Apprenticeship Qualification 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • After completion of your apprenticeship you will potentially have the opportunity to progress onto full time positions within the business

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5/B+) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5/B+) Desired

Things to consider

Employee benefits: • Annual discretionary bonus at Christmas • Long service awards • Discounted Gym Membership • Annual children’s Christmas party • Children’s birthday vouchers • Family orientated business • Invest in and grow our own talent • Free Parking • 26 days holiday plus bank holidays • Supported Probation Period • Group life assurance and death in service • Company Contributed Pension • Occupational Health Services • Head office close to all transport links • Refurbished Head Office building • State of the art manufacturing sites and facilities • Extremely high retention rate

About the employer

Gradus was founded in 1966 and has evolved from a flooring accessories business, which still remains at the heart of our activities, into a fully-fledged contract interior solutions provider. With over 300 employees serving both the UK and International markets, Gradus offers solutions for carpets, barrier matting, wall protection and LED lighting systems, in addition to a comprehensive range of stair edging and floor trim profiles. Our culture is built on problem solving, service and customer support, and the Gradus brand values of quality and expertise are implemented throughout all business activities to ensure peace of mind for all our customers. Global reach providing service to all UK and international Markets for every Industry: Commercial Office, Education, Healthcare, Residential, Retail, Leisure & Hospitality.





Lyme Green Retail and Business Park


SK11 0TA

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Training provider



Maxim Business Training


Apprenticeship standard

HR support

Level 3 (A level)

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