HR and Payroll Apprentice PALLETWAYS (UK) LIMITED

Palletways (UK) Limited are offering the chance for an apprentice to take part in HR and Payroll Support Apprenticeship. This is an excellent opportunity for an apprentice to work within our HR department. The successful candidate will provide administrative support to the HR Advisor in all aspects of the HR function plus more.

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Closing date: 30 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary rises to £17680 after 6 months

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (30 minute lunch) Hours Flexible

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Reporting directly to the HR Advisor, your key responsibilities are:

  • Processing the weekly payroll via the outsourced Payroll provider.
  • Providing general admin support for the HR function.
  • Supplying appropriate information/reports as required to department heads and managers.
  • Maintaining personnel records in both paper and electronic format.
  • Administering new employee paperwork, induction, and payroll processing.
  • Payroll administration.
  • Company benefits administration including company cars, pensions and healthcare.
  • Pay review administration.
  • Ensuring absence forms are completed and sick notes are completed and advising managers when attendance reviews are required.

The training you will be getting

  • HR Support (Level 3) Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional skills may be required for Maths and English

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • There will be a full-time position for the right candidate

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

What do you think your best work quality is? Why do you think you are a good fit for the role?

About the employer

Palletways is the leading network for express palletised freight within both domestic and international countries. We are trusted by more businesses than any other network to move their freight, and our market leading UK network is supported by over 400 members within 450 depots delivering into 24 European countries




Fradley Distribution Park

Wood End Lane

Fradley Park

WS13 8NE

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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

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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