HR Administrator Apprentice @ ORMISTON FAMILIES

  • Apprenticeship
  • Ipswich

Ormiston Famililes

Are you looking to start your career within HR? This is a fantastic opportunity to gain £10,000 per year whilst gaining a well-recognised qualification! This opportunity is not to be missed. Apply now!


As a HR Administrator Apprentice, you will be:

  • Learning aspects of HR Administrator duties, and activities with appropriate support for all HR matters to a high-quality standard and within agreed timescales from the HR Manager and HR Business Partners
  • Learning how to take first line response to all phone queries and provide basic advice where appropriate
  • Learning how to monitor the HR Inbox ensuring that emails are responded to in a timely manner or that the email is escalated to the appropriate team member.
  • Learning how to process documents relating to human resources letters, forms and reports in a timely manner.
  • Learning how to support people managers with basic queries on policies and processes.
  • Learning how to identify and prioritise own workload to ensure that objectives are met
  • Learning how to liaise with payroll in order to resolve and action any payroll queries
  • Learning how to administer recruitment process, ensuring compliance with Ormiston Families policies and procedures to include but not limited to:  Recruitment and Selection Policy and Procedure, Equal Opportunities Policy and Procedure and Safeguarding Policy and Procedure
  • Learning how to create and post recruitment campaigns using internal and external recruitment portals
  • Learning how to create job application packs and job adverts
  • Learning how to produce correspondence as required, eg, interview invites, offer letters, reference requests
  • Learning how to ensure contract/appointment and changes to contract documentation is processed in an accurate and timely fashion, and that signed copy of contract is returned
  • Learning how to do DBS checks and ensure checks are carried out at appropriate level and report on results to managers/HR business partners
  • Learning how to process DBS renewals and update service checks as and when needed
  • Learning how to assist with DBS record retention and disposal arrangements in line with DBS Code of Conduct
  • Learning how to assess references received and report on results to managers
  • Learning how to ensure evidence of qualifications is received and at the required level, reporting to managers if not
  • Learning how to ensure all new staff members are correctly vetted in accordance with the right to work in the UK requirements
  • Learning how to notify IT team of all starters and leavers each month
  • Undertaking a Level 3 HR Support Apprenticeship and apply learnings and best practice to the role.

Desired skills

  • Admin background if possible
  • Good attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Outgoing
  • Not afraid to talk to people
  • Hard working

Desired qualifications

  • At least 4 GCSE’s – C or above
  • Microsoft knowledge

Future prospects

  • Progression available and great opportunities available within HR. 

Training to be provided

Level 3 HR Support Apprenticeship Standard, which includes

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • On the Job Training

Working Week

Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm
Total hours per week: 35.00

Annual wage


Expected duration

18 months


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