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HR Administrative Assistant (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for the position of HR Administrative Assistant within the Department of Clinical Neurosciences core administrative team.

This is an exciting and varied role that would suit an individual with knowledge and an understanding of the University's administrative procedures.

The role holder will provide administrative support to the Human Resource Administrator in various stages of recruitment, including arranging interviews, room bookings, requesting references.

Recruitment support will also include initiating Certificate of Sponsorships and Research Passports/Honorary Contracts and security checks as required.

The role will provide support to new starters including inductions and monitoring probation and appraisal processes.

The role will also include monitoring CHRIS burst reports, eg limit of tenure report, and liaising with the H/R Administrator with regards to relevant actions, corresponding with line managers and member of staff as appropriate, adhering to strict timetables.

The role holder also provides support for certain general administrative duties within the core team.

For questions relating to the post, please contact Heather Carlyon at

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Closing date: 2nd January 2018

Please include details of your referees, including e-mail address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Please quote reference ZE13600 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information

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