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People and Culture Advisor / HR (3378456108)

Human Resources 人力資源

HR Administrator


GCSE/Scottish Standard Grades Intermediate apprenticeship 學徒 A-Level Undergraduate or above 學士或以上 Postgraduate or above 碩士或以上

Apprenticeship 學徒 Contract 合同制 Full-Time 全職 Internship 實習 Part-Time 兼職


Halton, Cheshire, United Kingdom

Ascentis has a fantastic opportunity for a People and Culture Advisor / HR to join our team based in Lancaster. You will join us on a full time, maternity cover contract for around 12 months, with an ideal start date of early October 2022. You will be working 36.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £35,950 per annum. As a People and Culture team of 4 we support a group of companies known as the Ascentis Group, made up of around 170 people. Ascentis is a charity and leading awarding body, working across the UK and internationally to provide life-changing opportunities through our range of qualifications. We also support thousands of children across the world with our award-winning dyslexia and dyscalculia software (IDLS). Much of what we do as a team is fun, innovative and solutions focussed to create a great workplace culture and to invest in our people. Don’t just take our word for it, we were awarded the Red Rose Employer of the Year 2021, have been featured in a reward strategy book for our innovative approach to employee recognition and for the last 2 years, 100% of our employees said they would recommend Ascentis as a great place to work. We have recently invested in a state of the art, brand new office where you’ll be based, but we’re happy to accommodate some homeworking too. Benefits: 25 days annual leave, plus 8 public holidays and an additional day off on your Birthday after completion of probation period. You will also have potential of up to 43 days of annual leave through our days gifted during the Christmas period, increased annual leave with long service and an Annual Leave Purchase Scheme Competitive pension benefits, including a salary sacrifice scheme Tailored learning and development opportunities Incremental service benefits as a family-friendly employer, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity, Shared Parental and Adoption Leave and Pay, Sick Pay, Life Insurance, and Compassionate Leave with Pay Access to Informal Flexibility, allowing you to flex your working times and location where viable Reward and recognition scheme, regular team building, fun charity fundraising activities Access to state of the art office and break facilities, including pool table, Xbox, outdoor seating, indoor herb garden, dressing room, harry potter reading room, employee library and more Free luxury bean to cup coffee, hot chocolate and tea provided Cycle to Work Scheme Technology purchase scheme Discounted gym membership 24-hour Employee Helpline and a proactive focus on wellbeing Free Parking About the People and Culture Advisor / HR role: In this exciting HR advisory role, you will take on line management responsibilities to build your experience and exposure to the full range of HR activities. It is a fantastic opportunity to develop yourself rapidly, working in a progressive environment for an employer that truly values its people and prioritises its people strategies. Responsibilities of our People and Culture Advisor / HR will include: Providing professional, balanced and consistent advice on all P&C policies, procedures, terms and conditions and employee relations matters, keeping the Head of P&C informed at all times Managing the People and Culture Assistant, specifically overseeing all work carried out by the P&C Assistant to ensure a high level of quality and efficiency, effectively managing their performance and development, ensuring the accuracy of their work and attention to detail and ensuring a positive customer service experience is always provided Preparing for, attending and advising on policies and procedures, service formal and informal P&C meetings where required, including taking notes, ensuring that all paperwork is accurate and liaising with trade union representatives Undertaking P&C administrative duties accurately and efficiently What we’re looking for in our People and Culture Advisor / HR: Qualified to CIPD level 5, or working towards Experienced in advising managers at all levels on the full range of HR issues Experienced in advising on employee relations issues in both informal and formal settings Experienced in coordinating recruitment and selection activities Experienced in using a HR system Understanding of HR best practice, policies and employment law Meticulous with a very high attention to detail Competent and experienced in the application and operation of ICT, in particular, Microsoft Office Products Closing Date: Monday 15th August 2022 Interviews are scheduled for Thursday 18th August 2022 If you like the sound of the role and the organisation, and you think the above attributes describe you – please click ‘apply’ now to become our People and Culture Advisor / HR - we'd love to hear from you