HR Assistant Apprentice


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As an Apprentice HR Assistant, you’ll play a crucial role in our HR Department.  This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated school leaver to gain valuable experience in a professional environment.


  1. HR System Management:
    • Learn and take ownership of our HR system.
    • Update staff records (address changes, contract variations, benefits).
    • Maintain accurate data and track training sessions.
    • Monitor absences and follow Absence Management Procedures.
  2. Recruitment Support:
    • Post job vacancies on our recruitment site and external platforms.
    • Assist applicants throughout the recruitment process.
    • Coordinate interviews and handle paperwork.
    • Keep applicants informed about their application status.
  3. HR Files Archiving Project:
    • Contribute to the transition from paper to electronic files.
    • Maintain accurate records of active and inactive staff files.
  4. Budget Management:
    • Record invoices in the HR Budget spreadsheet.
    • Ensure timely communication with the accounts team.

Personal qualities:

  • Effective communicator (both written and verbal).
  • Proactive learner with attention to detail.
  • Discreet and respectful of confidentiality.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrate strong IT skills (Microsoft Office).

Additional information:

  • Salary: £15,000 per annum
  • Working Hours: 35 hours per week (Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm)
  • Benefits:
    • Conveniently located in Edinburgh with excellent travel routes
    • Valuable exposure to HR practices

Join our team and start your career in HR! Apply now.

Future prospects:

90% of QA apprentices secure permanent employment after completing: this is 20% higher than the national average.

Important information:

This vocational apprenticeship comprehensively supports your specific job role with this particular employer.  Throughout your learning journey, you are fully supported by your dedicated QA skills coach and your mentor at work.  They ensure you settle in, help you develop all the skills you need to be successful in your job role and pass your assessments, and can provide one to one support.

Starting with insights into your current potential, they plan your growth in a programmatic way, close skills gaps with immersive training and ensure what you learn is applicable to what you do. They talk you through the specifics on the qualifications you gain and how they align in particular to your day to day role.

On completion, as well as the valuable work experience you have gained, you get a nationally recognised qualification at SCQF Level 6. 

If you are interested in starting your career and receiving a work based qualification at the same time APPLY NOW!