Assistant HR Officer Job at Hertfordshire County Council – Hertford

About us:
We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant HR Officer to join our in-house HR Resourcing Team. This busy and active team delivers a recruitment service across Hertfordshire County Council to ensure that Hiring Managers have the best resourcing solutions and attraction strategies to appoint high calibre candidates.

You will assist the HR Officer to deliver excellent customer service by providing efficient and timely transactional support in the end to end recruitment process, which includes pre-employment checking and candidate management.

About you:
You will have a highly developed interpersonal skills and confidence in advising hiring managers on policy and best practice

Excellent customer service

High standard of work and attention to detail

Demonstrable skills in using Microsoft packages, including Excel

Highly developed time management skills and pro-activity in managing your own workload

Working to high volumes

For further information about the role please email [email protected]

Closing date: 21 March 2021

Interview date: 31 March 2021

Benefits of Working for HCC:
Flexible Working Arrangements

Excellent Career Development

Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits

Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions

Shopping Discounts

Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes

Application Information

How to Apply: Please follow the ‘Apply for Job’ button at the bottom of the screen. As part of the application you will be required to upload your most recent CV ensuring gaps in employment have been addressed and includes your current, or most recent, employer. You are also asked to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the Person Specification area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application will be rejected.

Important Note re Interviews: Where we are able to, and in accordance with current COVID-19 Government guidelines in regard to social distancing, all interviews will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Full details on how this will work will be sent to you, should you be shortlisted for an interview.

Fixed Term and/or Secondment: This is a Fixed Term or Secondment vacancy. If you work for HCC or any other Local Authority and would like to be considered as a Secondment contract, please ensure you complete the attached Secondment Form as part of your application. If you do not, your application will be considered as a Fixed Term Contract only.

Additional Information

English Fluency: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Disability Confident: We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce

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About the Company

Company: Hertfordshire County Council –

Company Location:  Hertford

Estimated Salary:

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