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HR Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Moulton College has an exciting opportunity for a HR Assistant to join our HR Team on a Maternity Cover basis.

We will consider candidates who have a keen interest in HR and are looking for a role to start their career and provide a solid HR administration base.

Perhaps you are newly qualified and are looking for a small team in which to learn key HR administration skills before you decide on your next move.

The College is in the midst of a period of exciting changes having seen significant growth in student numbers over the last two years. We now have an opening for a Trainee HR Assistant to support the next chapter of #TeamMoulton.

Moulton College is a specialist, innovative, industry-led technical and vocational College, recognised as a market leader in supporting people to access skills and progress into the world of work.

Are you looking for an on-site role at a beautiful site in the heart of the Northamptonshire Countryside? Our focus is our students and our business is on-site and face to face. You will be part of a vibrant College Community of students and staff, not to mention the squirrels and foxes that are regular visitors to the office garden.

The role is 52 weeks a year and we have a generous holiday entitlement including 3 additional discretionary days at Christmas providing for the full Christmas to New Year closure.

The core on-site hours are Monday to Friday 08:30 - 17:00 and 09:00 - 17:30 on a rota basis.

The right candidate will ideally be degree qualified with a passion for HR and will be looking for an organisation to start their HR career.

Once trained you will:

  • coordinate a professional, efficient, accurate and confidential HR administration service for the College
  • develop and maintain quality administrative systems and procedures to support the work of Human Resources and the College
  • confidentially process and store data, documents and files

For the full requirements of the role, please view the job description attached.

Do you have a passion for HR and are looking for an organisation to start your HR career?

Are you a competent user of MS Office including excel for data entry with the ability to manipulate data into a presentable format?

Do you have experience working as a team?

Are you committed to equality, diversity and inclusion?

For all the skills and experience required for the role please view the person specification attached.

There are too many benefits to working at Moulton College to include them all. Aside from the location (Moulton is located in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside covering over 450 hectares, with a further 170 hectares rented as grazing for our livestock), Moulton College boasts a dedicated, skilled and experienced staff team and an aspirational student body. As a valued employee at Moulton College you will have access to:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • High street discounts
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • On site gym
  • Discounted nursery fees
  • Free onsite parking

A fantastic opportunity at the forefront of recruitment awaits the right candidate. Contact the Human Resources Team on 01604 491131 today to arrange an informal chat about this opportunity.

Applications will be reviewed and shortlisted upon receipt.

The College is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Please note that all successful applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced background check conducted by the Disclosure & Barring Service prior to employment commencing.

To apply for this role, please download the college application form, complete and return via email to; these are located on the College website at Alternatively email to request an application pack.

CV’s will not be considered.

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