Part Time HR Assistant

Role Overview

We currently have an exciting opportunity to recruit a HR/People Assistant, based at our B&Q site in Branston, Burton on Trent.This advertisement is specifically for a part-time position, we are also currently hiring the same role on a full time basis so please do consult our careers site. Reporting to the People Advisor, the overall purpose of the role is to support the Branston site with HR administration and to provide guidance in all matters relating to HR. To provide a professional service to all employees, the public and external organisations ensuring that all queries are dealt with effectively. Who are we? Wincanton is a leading third party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.” How will you contribute? An essential role in supporting the People Advisor and site Management team with Employment Relations issues, in particular sickness, disciplinary and grievance General HR administration including issuing offer letters and contracts, processing new starter and leaver information. Supporting managers in the administration of disciplinary and grievance meetings, including note taking and issuing invite and outcome letters. Assist with absence recording and monitoring attendance, including long term sickness, welfare meetings and Occupational Health referrals as required. Responsible for the maintenance of confidential HR records. Responsible for liaising with central HR and Payroll teams. Contributing towards the improvement of processes/methods of operating practices within the department. Responsible for updating notice boards at sites. Producing regular management reports i.e. labour turnover and sickness absence. Assisting the People Advisor with the provision of generalist HR advice to line managers. Assisting in employee engagement and communication activities along with adhoc project work. To assist the HR team with policy and procedure implementation in line with the site and company terms and conditions. Completion of documentation to a high standard for submission to our Shared Services department. What will you bring? Ability to work in a fast paced and often changing environment Must be committed to providing a high quality, efficient and flexible service to support the operation. Must be flexible to provide cover across shifts to support the warehouse Exceptional organisational and administrative skills, with the ability to maintain high standards whilst working under pressure and to tight deadlines. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written and the ability to interact with colleagues at all levels. Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times. Proficient in MS Office including Office 365, Word, Excel and PowerPoint packages. Ability to problem solve and use own initiative. Must be able to demonstrate HR experience with experience of dealing with Employee Relations issues and recruitment activity. Able to apply high levels of common sense and logic to often delicate and complicated situations and therefore possess excellent listening skills. Sound understanding of current employment legislation. Previous HR administration experience essential and/or working towards a CIPD qualification. What do we offer? We really value our people and offer a friendly, safety first working environment and a competitive salary along with other benefits including; company pension scheme, 25 days hols + bank hols with the option to buy more, home working, share incentive plan, cycle to work scheme ,employee benefits online discount platform, onsite parking, onsite canteen + much more. **We are open to having conversations about flexible working. Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we also provide significant opportunities for career development and progression, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment. Apply Now! Please apply by following the links and uploading your CV. We are a fast-moving organisation so we may not always wait until the closing date to review applications. As a result you should submit your CV as soon as possible! By applying you agree to Wincanton’s terms of use

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    30 days ago

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