Part Time Legal HR Assistant

Centric Recruitment
£18000 - £24000/annum pro rata
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
Our client is looking for an experienced part time HR Assistant to join their busy legal practice in Cardiff.

The duties of the role entail the following:

* Assisting with the various aspects of the recruitment process, including:

* Generating and posting job descriptions;
* Issuing interview invitations to candidates;
* Obtaining and verifying references for candidates;
* Informing candidates of the outcomes of their applications; and,
* Preparing and administering pre-employment documentation for new staff members.

* Attending to the administrative work involved in updating and maintaining employee records.
* Responding to both internal and external enquiries as necessary.
* Assisting with disciplinary procedures.
* Dealing with staff enquiries that do not require the attention of the Directors.
* Engaging with other departments to ensure the efficient co-ordination of HR matters, such as start dates, desks and induction procedures for new starters.
* Assist with the development of staff training programmes as required.
* Other reasonable ad hoc activities relevant to the role as may be required from time-to-time.

Person Specification:-

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate evidence of the following skills, competencies and qualifications:

* Previous experience in a similar role.
* Excellent communication skills, with a sound command of both oral and written English.
* An understanding of the key components of HR management:

* Recruitment and Retention;
* Transformation and Planning for Change;
* Learning and Development;
* Productivity and Rewards;
* Equality and Diversity;
* Sickness, Absence and Parental Leave; and,
* Employee Appraisals.

* Efficient organisational skills.
* An understanding of the need for confidentiality in the field.
* A familiarity with employment law.
* Competency in the use of IT, especially the Microsoft Office suite and Outlook.
* Associate Membership, Chartered Membership or Chartered Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)