Gatehouse Bank Plc

HR Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Gatehouse Bank Plc (Employer)

Bc Arch Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £19,000.00
37.5 hours per week Usually Monday - Friday, 9.00 - 17.30
16 months (duration)
6 June 2022(start date)
HR support (apprenticeship standard)
30 May 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The HR Assistant is an exciting role, reporting into the HRBP providing day to day HR support to the HR Team and wider organisation.


  • To assist in building the profile of Human Resources within the Company;
  • To manage the administration of the HR owned mailboxes and general enquiries;
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy employee personal information;
  • Provide support in the maintenance of Bank wide people information and MI (incl. org charts)
  • Process payroll and benefit administration
  • Participate and support the implementation of ongoing projects relating to HR Administration;
  • Provide support with general administration duties relating to all stages of the employee cycle (joiners, movers, leavers);
  • Liaise with neighbouring support teams e.g. Finance, IT
  • Support in creating efficiencies in processes wherever possible
  • Assist with internal inventories and audits of people records and accompanying processes
  • Assist in the administration of cyclical HR tasks e.g. Payround, appraisals
  • Liaise with outsourced HR and Talent & Development providers to support administration of processes and management of systems
  • RISK & SMCR administration
  • Assist in organising the Pre-Employment and Annual Screening process
  • Any other duties commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility of this post

Future Prospects

96% of Arch Apprentices move straight into the destination of their choice when they finish their apprenticeship with many seeing their salary go up immediately post-apprenticeship!

Skills Required

  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Good IT knowledge, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Microsoft packages
  • Good communication skills
  • Proactive approach and ability to use initiative
  • Knowledge of UK employment legislation;
  • Knowledge of right to work and immigration processes;
  • Strong negotiation skills;
  • Understanding of the operations of a financial services environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail

Qualities Required

  • Ability to organise and prioritise whilst working at pace;
  • Proactive approach and ability to take initiative.

Qualifications Required

Must have English and Maths GCSEs at Grade C (4) or above (or equivalent)

Training Provided

  • HR Support Level 3 qualification
  • CIPD Level 3 Foundation Certificate
  • Understanding organisations and the role of HR 
  • Developing Yourself as an Effective HR Practitioner
  • Resourcing talent 
  • Recording, analysing and using HR information 
  • Supporting good practice in performance and reward management 
  • Supporting good practice in managing employment relationships 
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