HR and Business Support Administrator

Location: Canterbury

Status: Full Time (35 hours per week)

Salary: £19,000 - £20,235 per annum DOE

Closing date: 18/01/2022

We are looking for a HR and Business Support Administrator to deliver high-quality administration across the HR and Business Support Administration functions.

This is a dynamic role that will work three days within HR, and two days within Business Support.

Do you have an interest in business and recruitment administration? Do you have business and HR acumen and are ready for the next challenge in your career, or are you starting your business career? This could be the perfect opportunity for you, and we’d love to hear from you!

You will be an integral member of the HR team, acting as the first point of contact for incoming queries and developing good working relationships with colleagues at all levels of the organisation.

The HR team provide support to a workforce of over 360 employees across clinical areas, including inpatient units and community teams, in addition to corporate teams such as fundraising, retail, marketing and finance.

You will be responsible for the administration of the recruitment process. The duties will include advertising staff and volunteer vacancies, collating applications and sending to hiring managers in a timely manner, and arranging subsequent interviews for shortlisted candidates. The post-holder will administer pre-employment checks for new starters, including referencing, Occupational Health and co-ordinating DBS checks.

Additionally, the post-holder will provide some administrative support to the PA to the CEO, including uploading organisational policies and coordinating and minuting corporate meetings and providing cover where required.

The HR Administrator will have excellent planning, organisation and communication skills and be able to contribute positively towards the development and success of the HR and wider Business Support function.

This advert will close once sufficient applications are received.

About us

As an award-winning employer, Pilgrims provides care services to patients and their families across east Kent, delivering a range of holistic care.

At Pilgrims Hospices we have a simple vision:

“Of a community where people with a terminal illness and their family and friends are supported and empowered to live well in mind and body until the very last moment of their life”.

To achieve our Vision, we have a shared set of values and behaviours that will enable us to be the people and the charity that patients and their loved ones need us to be. They form our CODE, which guides us in our daily working and decision-making.

Compassionate We treat everyone with compassion and care

Open We communicate openly, honestly and effectively

Dynamic We are dynamic, improving and developing our service

Empowered We empower people to achieve their outcomes

Recognising that our workforce is a valuable asset and integral to the delivery of our Vision and Mission, we place a strong emphasis on the health and wellbeing of all our staff and volunteers, from actively encouraging professional development through to promoting an environment where we can talk openly and have access to the support when and where staff may need it.

If you’re an independent decision-maker, and think you’d enjoy working for Pilgrims or would like to know more about the role, please do get in touch.