Closing Date:30/09/18

Salary: £18,000 – £23,000 per annum PAYE

Contract: 2.5 days per week

Campus: Guildford Regent House Campus

To provide HR Admin support on a daily basis and contribute to the long-term development of the HR function. The HR Officer supports the Managing Directors in providing a comprehensive HR service to all managers and staff within PPA.

We are looking for someone to work 20 hours per week. We can be flexible about how the hours are spread over the week.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leadership
  • Development of HR procedures and policies
  • Manage the administration of the recruitment process
  • Manage and update of HR information systems and maintain accurate staff records Recruitment
  • Advertise vacancies •Communicate with agencies & candidates
  • Organise interviews
  • Take up references
  • Send offers or rejection letters
  • Issue contracts or contractual change letters
  • Liaise with IT re: starters and leavers
  • Administer the probationary review periods and ensure all reviews are completed on time Single Central Register Management and Safeguarding log
  • Complete DBS check in a timely and effective manner
  • Complete all other checks required e.g. barred list, prohibition and references
  • Maintain accurate safeguarding logbooks
  • Liaise with Educare to set up staff training accounts
  • Issue new employees with safeguarding documents to read and sign HR Administration •Manage and update both digital and hardcopies of confidential employee files
  • Manage and update digital and hardcopies of employee training files
  • Absence and Holiday recording – Oversee staff attendance and leave requests and ensure these are recorded on the school information management system
  • Send HR related letters/ information to colleagues as required
  • File paperwork in employees files General HR
  • Assist in the development of human resource procedures, policies and HRIS
  • Advise staff regarding personnel, benefits, and pay issues
  • Advise candidates and employees on rules, policies, benefits, procedures and job opportunities Communication
  • Responsible for administration of the staff hand book/Employment Handbook and update the website or shared drive Skills and Specifications
  • Knowledge of office procedures and processes
  • Expert knowledge of relevant office applications e.g. PowerPoint, Excel, Word
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Ability to research, evaluate and analyse new recruitment techniques, methods, and procedures
  • Able to work alone on a broad variety of projects.
  • Able to exercise effective judgment, sensitivity, creativity to changing needs and situations
  • Able to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with people in the work place Education and Qualifications



  • Preferably a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or similar subject
  • Grade C or above in Maths and English GCSE •CIPD qualified or working towards qualification desirable
  • 2 years relevant experience in HR


Please apply with your CV and covering letter to