Concertus Design and Property Consultants Ltd

HR Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Concertus Design and Property Consultants Ltd (Employer)

Suffolk New College (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £153.55
37.0 hours per week Flexible - e.g. 9.00am - 5.00pm with a half an hour break, 8.30am - 5.00pm with an hour break (Working hours and lunch breaks are agreed with your line manager day to day). Days to be confirmed.
18 months (duration)
10 May 2021(start date)
HR Support (apprenticeship standard)
12 April 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

A fantastic opportunity to launch your career in business with an HR apprenticeship, working for a well-established and prestigious local design and property consultancy.

Responsibilities

You will gain valuable experience working within a collaborative team whilst also gaining a qualification that teaches you the fundamentals of employment law, people management and business strategy. With supported study leave, amazing benefits and the opportunity to be part of a progressive and innovative culture, this is the role for you if you enjoy a challenge and are dedicated to building a career that involves working closely with people.

Team work:

  • To work collaboratively within the HR team and assist with administrative tasks
  • You will report to the HR Manager on the delivery of the day to day for the HR function as required
  • Work flexibly to support delivery across the business
  • Take ownership for your own personal development

Customer Service:

  • Liaise professionally with all employees at Concertus
  • Work collaboratively with suppliers and other external parties
  • Provide an efficient and business-like point of contact when responding to internal and external enquiries

Business Delivery:

  • Contribute to the preparation and review of staff policies and procedures
  • You will be able to effectively deal with confidential data / issues and use your discretion
  • You will organise and maintain employee records using HR systems
  • You will assist with all HR administrative duties including the sign in check, scanning and filing
  • You will assist in the maintenance of Concertus HR policy and procedure, ensuring it is up to date and fit for purpose
  • You will assist with any sensitive HR matters
  • You will support with the wider Business Team administration and support where required
  • You will assist with any other adhoc administrative
  • You will keep up to date on developments in HR policy and procedures to ensure compliance with GDPR
  • Maintain knowledge of relevant systems and technology in support of the business function

Communication:

  • Create a positive and professional first impression of Concertus
  • You will work cohesively across all departments, supporting the HR Executive in the implementation and enforcement of HR policy and procedures
  • You will liaise where necessary with the appropriate external bodies involved in staff performance and health and safety

Future Prospects

For the right candidate who proves to be hardworking and flexible in relation to their role, along with the dedication to successfully complete their apprenticeship, the long-term prospects of a full time role are excellent. Concertus believes in investing in its people and developing their careers alongside business success.

Reality Check

You will be joining a busy HR team who works collaboratively and supports other functions such as Marketing and Finance. The right candidate will be able to prioritise workloads, have a keen attention and the patience for detail and feel comfortable working in a fast-paced office environment. For those who work hard, are committed to the role and support the business culture the role is extremely rewarding and the business culture makes it a great place to work.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates. For updates on the National Living Wage please see: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/national-living-wage-increase-to-protect-workers-living-standards

Skills Required

  • Confident using the Microsoft Office package
  • Good standard of literacy and numeracy
  • Able to work effectively under pressure
  • Well organised - you plan and prioritise your work to ensure that deadlines are met. You have the ability to plan and multi-task and can work to strict deadlines
  • Strong communication skills. You will be an exceptional communicator
  • You will engage, ask, listen and relay information accurately
  • You will have exceptional time management skills
  • You will deliver outputs on time and keep the teams informed of your progress and changes quickly
  • You will provide work to an exceptional quality which ensure you get things right first time
  • Attention to detail - Able to deliver clear and accurate information
  • Team worker - You work collaboratively with your team to achieve better outcomes for customers
  • Service deliverer - You focus on delivering a service that provides great outcomes for our customers

Qualities Required

  • Have an interest in pursuing a career as an HR Professional
  • Customer focused - you put the customer first
  • Shows initiative - you come up with ways of improving how we do things
  • Willing to learn - you want to acquire new skills that will support you in your role
  • Flexible attitude - you are prepared to work flexibly to deliver the service
  • Professional, friendly and honest - Builds good relationships with colleagues, understands the importance of confidentiality

Qualifications Required

Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Ideally applicants should have a minimum of GCSE grade 4/C or equivalent in Maths and English with good IT skills.

Proof of qualifications will be required before you can be accepted onto the apprenticeship.

PLEASE NOTE: Those without the stated entry requirements or awaiting GCSE/GCSE retake grades, may be offered an appointment to come into college (Ipswich or Suffolk Rural (Otley) campus) and sit an online assessment to confirm program suitability.

Training Provided

You will gain valuable experience working within a collaborative team whilst also gaining a qualification that teaches you the fundamentals of employment law, people management and business strategy. With supported study leave, amazing benefits and the opportunity to be part of a progressive and innovative culture, this is the role for you if you enjoy a challenge and are dedicated to building a career that involves working closely with people.

Team work:

  • To work collaboratively within the HR team and assist with administrative tasks
  • You will report to the HR Manager on the delivery of the day to day for the HR function as required
  • Work flexibly to support delivery across the business
  • Take ownership for your own personal development

Customer Service:

  • Liaise professionally with all employees at Concertus
  • Work collaboratively with suppliers and other external parties
  • Provide an efficient and business-like point of contact when responding to internal and external enquiries

Business Delivery:

  • Contribute to the preparation and review of staff policies and procedures
  • You will be able to effectively deal with confidential data / issues and use your discretion
  • You will organise and maintain employee records using HR systems
  • You will assist with all HR administrative duties including the sign in check, scanning and filing
  • You will assist in the maintenance of Concertus HR policy and procedure, ensuring it is up to date and fit for purpose
  • You will assist with any sensitive HR matters
  • You will support with the wider Business Team administration and support where required
  • You will assist with any other adhoc administrative
  • You will keep up to date on developments in HR policy and procedures to ensure compliance with GDPR
  • Maintain knowledge of relevant systems and technology in support of the business function

Communication:

  • Create a positive and professional first impression of Concertus
  • You will work cohesively across all departments, supporting the HR Executive in the implementation and enforcement of HR policy and procedures
  • You will liaise where necessary with the appropriate external bodies involved in staff performance and health and safety
Register interest

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