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HR Assistant

Up to £11 per hour
Work from Home

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a HR Assistant on a temporary basis with a public sector client based in Glasgow. The role is full time hours, Mon-Fri and only 1 day per week is required to be office based (Glasgow city centre). Pay rate is £11ph.

The role is challenging and requires an exceptional level of organisation, excellent customer service skills and strong communication skills. The volumes are high and there are lots of different processes for you to manage, so attention to detail and ability to produce accurate outputs under pressure will be key.


  • Act as the first point of contact for administrative elements of the employee lifecycle from new starters to leavers, managing the centralised inbox and the centralised phone line to effectively deal with HR queries from employees, managers and external organisations.
  • Update the HR system (iTrent) with joiners, leavers and contractual changes in advance of the monthly payroll deadline.
  • Working as part of a geographically dispersed HR function to ensure that internal Standard Operating Procedures are customer-focussed and continuously improved for the end-user.
  • Providing excellent customer service to all internal and external customers.

Key Outputs and Deliverables

  • Manage the new starter administration process, including preparation of offer letters and contracts of employment, liaising with new joiners, taking up references and security checks and following relevant starter procedures to ensure that all systems are in place prior to a new employee joining.
  • Manage the leaver process, including all administration surrounding employees leaving the organisation.
  • Ensure that all contractual changes are implemented promptly, with appropriate paperwork completed.
  • Process written requests for information from external organisations, such as references, mortgage application etc.
  • Ensure all employee files and HR databases are kept up to date.
  • Administration of staff benefits such as cycle to work, rental deposit scheme, season ticket loan and Perkbox.
  • Support the smooth running and delivery of the monthly Welcome days for new employees.
  • Provide administrative support to adhoc HR projects as and when required.

Essential Skills:

  • Experience in HR administration processes including on-boarding in a fast paced environment
  • Experience of maintaining integrated HR and Payroll systems
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage your own time whilst working on multiple tasks within deadlines and SLA's
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Able to demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proven IT literacy skills (Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build good working relationships with managers and employees at all levels
  • A good team player, able to maintain confidentiality

Please apply below if your skillset matches the above description.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Jaymilee McKechnie
Business Manager
Government Recruitment Team
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