University of Reading are seeking three college leavers to join our apprenticeship scheme; we’re looking for someone who wants to kick off their career and develop their skills as part of our Human Resources Department. These roles are based within our Office at the University’s beautiful Whiteknights Campus. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work across four service areas; People Development, Payroll, Campus Jobs & Operations, add value to the overall level of service provided by the team, support with a wide range of activities and be the first point of contact for our internal and external customers.
People Development –
In this team you will support the maintenance of our eLearning system, produce reports and support the booking and running of internal training courses.
You will carry out associated Payroll administrative tasks in accordance with statutory obligations and establish working practices to provide an effective and timely payroll service to the University’s employees.
Campus Jobs –
We provide over 2,000 paid jobs for Reading students. You will complete ‘right to work checks’ on our students and assist with queries received in person, by phone and email. Campus Jobs is a small team and you will contribute to the successful running of the service.
HR Operations –
You will provide administrative support in respect of the generation and distribution of, contracts and contract amendments and HR processes and documents ensuring the quality and consistency of relevant automated documents and ensure their timely distribution.
As HR Assistant, as well as meeting the eligibility criteria for the apprenticeship; you will need to be a great communicator, have a desire to provide exceptional customer service, and have excellent administrative & computer skills.
The Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship will be run over a period of 18 months and be delivered by Farnborough College of Technology where you will attend face to face lessons one day every two weeks.
Informal contact details
Contact role: People Development Manager
Contact name: Carly Roalf
Contact phone: 0118 378 6262
Contact email: [email protected]
Alternative informal contact details
Contact role: HR Operations Manager
Contact name: Caroline Hobson
Contact email: [email protected]
Interview Date: 20/07/2022
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Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-UK candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that by reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship will not be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.
The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.