Administrative Assistant

Department: HR Department
Location: Telford
Hours of Work: 36 hours per week- Permanent
Salary: Scale 4 - £20,197pa - £22,510pa

The Organisation:

The Wrekin Housing Group comprises of a number of not-for-profit organisations who have joined together to offer a complementary range of services. We are made up of The Wrekin Housing Trust, Choices Housing Association, Reviive, Shropshire Housing Alliance, FUSE and The Furniture Scheme. As a group we support a range of customers by providing affordable housing, care and support services, training and work experience opportunities, financial advice, mediation, emergency accommodation, access to affordable furniture, tenancy training and help with setting up social value businesses and lots more.
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The Role:

This role offers an opportunity for an experienced Administrator to join a busy HR team to contribute to the excellent service provision and HR support to the Group.

You will be required to support with all comprehensive administrative tasks including Recruitment, New Starter and Occupational Health processes, letter writing, collating and recording information and analysing data for statistical reporting including sickness and turnover. (For further details please read the Full Job Description)

What you will need:

The successful applicant must hold a minimum of two GCSE’s or equivalent in Maths and English (Grade A to C) along with an NVQ in Business Administration or a relevant Administration Qualification. 

Proven experience of undertaking administrative tasks as well as experience in using all Microsoft packages is essential. Although this role will be supporting the HR function, previous experience working within a HR team is not essential.
As you will play a leading role in supporting the HR function you must be organised, methodical, be able to plan, prioritise and multi task a variety of administrative tasks accurately, meeting all required deadlines.

Given the environment you will be working in, you must be able to demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills with a requirement to maintain high levels of confidentiality at all times. 

You will be expected to promote a positive, friendly and understanding attitude towards our customers and other colleagues in order to achieve consistency with the high levels of performance, efficiency and quality that is expected of our Employees. (For further details please read the Full Person Specification)


In return we offer you an interesting, challenging and rewarding opportunity to join a supportive Organisation with over 1290 employees. Along with 22 days annual leave plus 11/12 days bank holiday per annum, there is also a Competitive Pension Scheme, Health Care options and Life Assurance.

Applicants will be expected to attend the Recruitment for Attitude session taking place on the 7th of June 2019 and a Formal Interview Date which are taking place 12th and 14th of June 2019.

This role requires an Enhanced DBS Check

Ref : WHT1362. Closing Date : 17/05/2019 - Interview Date : 07/06/2019


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