HR & Recruitment Assistant

Job Summary
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 15/11/2021 23:59
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HR / Training
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15 Nov
Further Information

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council prides itself on being a great place to work where staff are trusted, valued and supported to make a positive contribution at work.

Xentrall Shared Services is a groundbreaking public/public partnership between Stockton and Darlington Borough Councils. Our objective is to deliver excellent services to all, providing support and services to a range of customers including Local Councils, Schools and Academies, and Direct Payment Clients.

Following lockdown and returning to work, the Service is experiencing high volumes of work particularly associated with issuing of contracts of employment, processing of DBS applications and supporting the pre-employment screening of new applicants. We are, therefore, seeking to appoint an additional post for approximately 6 months to help us with this work.

The main duties will involve, assisting with pre-employment checks, including references, occupational health, right to work in the UK and evidence of qualifications. A key part of this role will also include processing DBS applications which can be for either new applicants or existing staff who need their DBS renewed.

In addition, the job will include undertaking a range of tasks associated with contracts of employment and variations of contracts of employment in accordance with legislative and customer requirements. This will require you to have knowledge of local government terms and conditions of employment.
We offer this service to a range of customers and the process and duties will differ depending on the customer requirements.

Ideally you will be CIPD qualified or have an equivalent level of experience. You will need to be computer literate, be able to work to deadlines and work with a very high level of accuracy.

You will also need to demonstrate the ability to build strong relationships and promote our service positively. This will require you to be a good communicator.
For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification and ensure you can meet the essential criteria for the job when completing your application.

This post has been identified as suitable for flexible working which enables the postholder to work 40% of their working time away from the office.

We offer an excellent total reward package including a competitive salary, generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement as well as access to a number of additional employee benefits and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Joanne Vowles, HR and Recruitment Team Leader on 01642 524519

Please note
This job is closed for applications.