HR Assistant – 3-4 months FTC with potential permanent

Location: Mirfield, WF14
Ref: TAP1644
Pay: £25-30,000.00 pa pro-rata DOE

Our client is a privately owned business that has been established for almost 90 years and has an annual turnover of c£80million per year! As a market leader within their field, they pride themselves on having an enviable team providing a first-class service to their customers both in the UK and overseas.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Assistant / Recruitment Specialist. This will be initially a 3–4-month fixed term contract; however, due to the business workloads this role will be under consideration for a permanent position. The successful candidate must have knowledge of the recruitment industry and be able to hit the ground running in this very busy role.

Role Overview:

  • Assisting the HR Manager within a very busy HR dept.
  • Consulting with Senior Management regarding recruitment requirements
  • Compiling adverts for mainstream and social media
  • Reviewing candidate applications and contacting suitable candidates
  • First line Interviewing of candidates
  • Organising new starter paperwork and contracts
  • Obtaining all relevant rights to work and ID for all new employees
  • Dealing with employee issues and leavers, which at times can be a high turnover
  • Dealing with the company’s social media presence


About You:
Please ensure that your relevant experience is stated on your application.

Candidates Must Have:

  • Experience of working within a fast-paced recruitment environment (in-house HR or agency) is essential
  • Knowledge of MS Office, in particular Word and Excel
  • Self-motivated with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organisational and problem-solving skills with demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with teams internally and externally

Benefits of working for our client include:
The hours of work are 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Thursday, Friday 3.45pm finish (45 mins for lunch daily) and there is free parking on site.


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