HR Shared Services Assistant

MidKent College
Maidstone [Kent] Gillingham [Kent]
£18,416 - £24,036 Per Year
19 Nov 2020 16:31
29 Nov 2020 23:59
Further Education, Higher Education
Job Level
Administrator / Coordinator/ Assistant
HR / Training
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

HR Shared Services Assistant

Organisational Information

MidKent College is at the heart of the education sector in South East England, and a College which Ofsted recognised as Good for overall effectiveness, in a November 2018 inspection.

As a progressive student-centred College, we are now looking for a HR Shared Services Assistant.

If you are passionate about education, and can inspire those around you, we'd love to hear from you.

Details of the role

The successful candidate will have responsibility for providing a comprehensive Human Resources (HR) and Learning & Development (L&D) administrative support service for the College.

They will undertake a variety of administrative support duties designed to assist in the smooth running of the department/ College as well as providing generalist advice to managers and staff on key HR and L&D functions and procedures, including updating the HR database and supporting the monthly processing of payroll.

Interviews will be held on 9 December 2020.

Job Requirements

You will have five GCSEs or equivalent passes, including English and Mathematics or ability to demonstrate competency at this level.
You will also have around 1 years' office administrative experience as well as experience of using relevant bespoke databases/ computer packages.

The sucessful candidate will have knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office Applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

They will also be able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills, the ability to work to deadlines and an attention to detail.

Commitment to Safeguarding

We are committed to the safeguarding of all our students and staff. This means everyone who works here is required to actively protect them from preventable harm. Our recruitment and selection process includes background checks which will be undertaken on the successful applicant, including an enhanced DBS, and in your application you are required to demonstrate how you meet the Colleges requirements on safeguarding.

The background checks will be carried-out in accordance with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Code of Practice. The DBS helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. We operate in accordance with the DBS Code of Conduct and Privacy Policy. You can access both of these documents at

Commitment to Equal Opportunities

As a proud user of the disability confident scheme the College is committed to equal opportunities and celebrates the diversity of staff and students. As part of our commitment to the scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

We welcome applications from anyone wishing to work flexibly and those considering a return to work from a career break.

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