HR Assistant - RCN00695

Administration | RCN UK HQ | £27,564 (including inner London weighting of £4,110)

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract

At the Royal College of Nursing we're an optimistic organisation. And we've got good reason to be. We all share the same voice when it comes to changing the shape of the health policies of the future. And as the largest trade union of nursing staff and students in the UK - with around 435,000 members - all we can see are the infinite possibilities for a brighter future. Join us and you will too.

We're number 14 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not for Profit Organisations to work for, with Two Star Best Companies Accreditation for 2018 and are accredited with Investors in People Gold Standard.

Human Resources Assistant

RCN UK HQ Office (London), 35 hours, Fixed Term Contract or Secondment until December 2018

As a Human Resources Assistant, you'll use your positive attitude and your excellent administrative skills to support staff, managers and other Human Resources colleagues. It's a job full of possibilities as you could get involved in a range of administration duties including maintaining full responsibility for administrating the payroll documentation, creating our monthly sickness reports and drafting letters for changes to employment.

We'll look to you to deliver excellent customer service to RCN staff providing a first line service for a variety of queries. It's a great way to build your knowledge of our work, gain experience within Human Resources and develop your potential.

What we offer you.

We expect you to look after our staff. And we expect you to be rewarded for it. As well as a whole range of learning and development opportunities we can also offer you an impressive range of benefits. We have a highly competitive pay structure, as well as flexible working, and an annual leave of up to 32 days.

Balancing work and life commitments is important to us as an organisation. We are a diverse organisation and understand everyone has different needs. All employees can ask for flexible working and when personal circumstances change we will work with you to find a smarter working solution that suits everyone. In fact, many of our employees enjoy home working, flexible working or compressed hours, enabling them to deliver results with minimum impact to their professional and personal commitments. We also offer generous Maternity, Paternity and Adoption leave packages.

To join us you'll need proven administrative skills with an eye for detail and work well to deadlines. However whatever your background, you'll be efficient, accurate and show a real customer focus in all you do.

To succeed at the Royal College of Nursing all you need to do is think bigger, better and brighter. And with an attitude like that, anything's possible.

For more information or for an informal discussion about the role please contact Lisa Halton, Senior HR Administrator on 020 7647 3430.

For more information on the Recruitment & Selection process, please contact

Closing Date: 7th May 2018

Assessment Centre Date: 16th May 2018

Interview Date: 23rd May 2018

Interview date: 2018-05-23

Contracted hours: 35

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