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HR Support Assistant

Human Resources
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
19,133 - 22,417 a year, reduced for part time working
Interview Date
To be confirmed
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Role Description

The HR Services and Compliance Team works alongside managers and employees to support and process a range of key HR activities including pre-employment checks, recruitment, UKVI Visa sponsorship, contract changes, family leave and employee departures. 

We are looking to recruit a new HR Support Assistant, this is a great opportunity for someone to gain experience of working as part of the HR Function. Initially you will work as part of our Compliance team undertaking pre-employment checks for new starters and acting as an first point of contact for managers and workers. However, teamwork and a flexible approach is key as we work together to complete a wide range of HR admin tasks. 

This post uses a range of IT systems so you will need to be able to confidently use a range of different digital platforms. Given that much of the work we undertake can be sensitive in nature, it's important you appreciate the need to maintain accuracy when working to deadlines and why excellent customer service is fundamental when providing an internal support service.

This role is fixed term for 6 months

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community  – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

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