Level 5 HR Consultant Apprenticeship - UCB - Foundation Degree (Level 5)

Cogent SSC (Employer)

Cogent Ssc Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £17,000.00
42.0 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am – 5.30pm with 1 hour unpaid lunch breaks
22 months (duration)
6 December 2021(start date)
HR consultant partner (apprenticeship standard)
28 October 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

An ideal opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to gain experience in a HR department as a start to their HR career. The HR Apprentice will support and learn from a busy HR department. The apprentice will support an efficient HR administrative service for the HR Team and our 850 UK employees, whilst gaining experience of a wide variety of HR.

Responsibilities

This position is an ideal opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to gain experience in a HR department as a start to their HR career. The HR Apprentice will support and learn from a busy HR department, which consists of:

  • A Team of 4 Generalist Business Partners
  • An Operational team of 6 responsible for the employee life cycle, pay and benefits
  • A Recruitment team of 5

The apprentice will support an efficient HR administrative service for the HR Team and our c 850 UK employees, whilst gaining experience of a wide variety of HR processes.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Monitoring and responding to first level employee queries though the on-line portal ‘HR Answers’ 
  • Coordination of the starters and leavers process, reporting and communicating with other relevant departments.
  • Setting up and manage arrangements for all new hire inductions including slide preparations, collating induction packs, arranging catering.
  • Managing all aspects of training: including booking trainers, candidate registration, meeting invitations, distribution of pre-work, booking rooms and catering.
  • Support the relocation process for internal transfers and new recruits, through arranging temporary accommodation, and tracking financial spend and reporting to Finance for tax purposes.
  • Arranging and collating exit interviews and reporting on trends/ analysis.
  • Maintaining complete and accurate employee files – electronic and hard copy.
  • Processing all Purchase Orders and invoice processing in SAP to ensure department spend is managed effectively.

Future Prospects

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship you will be eligible to apply for other positions within the business.  The training will expose the apprentice to a wide range of skills and competencies which would make them well placed for further study or suitable for many job opportunities in the sector.

Reality Check

  • Please ensure that you currently live within or can relocate to a commutable distance of the site
  • All applications to be made through Cogent Skills Recruitment – Cogent Skills will be the direct employer for this Apprenticeship and you will be hosted by UCB

Skills Required

  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good ability to multitask
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good numerical and IT skills

Qualities Required

  • Attention to detail
  • Teamworker and considerate to members of team and wider organisation
  • Highly motivated and drive to develop oneself
  • Demonstrates reliability and integrity
  • Enthusiasm

Qualifications Required

To be eligible for this position you will need;

  • 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) grade A*-C (4-9) 
  • A Levels in any subject

Training Provided

Level 5 HR Consultant Standard.

  • Training to be provided will be a mixture of on-site training, e-learning and block release with BPP
  • Training to be part of contracted hours making up the working week
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About the employer

Cogent Skills has charitable status, and is a not-for-profit organisation. We work alongside the leadership of sector employers to raise skills levels.

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