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HR Assistant

HR Assistant

Full Time @RemoteWorker UK in Human Resources
  • Lewes, United KingdomView on Map
  • Post Date : Nov 01, 2022
  • Apply Before : Nov 30, 2022

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  • Job ID 156a8a5b7ecdccad96eae95df7df5662

Job Description

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Hours of work: 37 hours per week

Working pattern: Full-time

Closing date: Sunday 30 October 2022

Interview date: Early November 2022

For an informal discussion, please contact Anna Alford - Team Leader on 01273 336431

Are you looking to start your career in HR?

As an HR Assistant you will play a major role in the successful processing of payroll for our external Academy customers; you will support these organisations with their transactional HR and payroll administration.

As well as this, you will help to maintain the electronic Disclosure and Barring Service system covering various related queries; here you will interact with both external customers and colleagues across the entire authority.

You will work in a busy and successful team, who make up part of the wider Business Services Department within East Sussex County Council.

It is not essential that you have experience as an administrator; as an entry level role we are open to hearing about your transferable skills so please detail them in your application.

We Are Looking For Candidates Who
  • work effectively, calmly, and often under pressure
  • are strong communicators
  • are confident in providing first class administration and customer service
  • can work within a deadline governed field
Application process

To apply for this role please follow the 'apply now' button above. when completing your application be sure to address how you meet all the criteria in the person specification.


Interviews will be held in person at County Hall, Lewes and take place early November.

This role is a good starting point for an individual who is interested in progressing within HR, payroll or other areas of expertise within the local authority. Our team are committed to the continued professional development of our colleagues and there will be opportunities for further training and support to assist you in your professional journey.


Our team works in a hybrid style and mixes office attendance with working from home.

We offer a diverse range of benefits to help and support you during your employment. More information can be found on our benefits page.

For a team that supports you
  • Job Description & Person Specification [docx]
Additional Information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.

Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.

Equal Opportunities

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

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