HR/People Administrator

Habitat First Group is a development company founded on the principle of creating holiday home communities that share a deep love for Mother Nature.
We have a unique opportunity for a People Administrator to support the HR/People Team in providing a seamless and professional service during our busy peak period for a 5 month fixed term contract. 

The successful candidate will have a strong administrative background, preferably within a People /HR Team, but this is not essential.  

You will be able to work both independently and in a small team

Location Lower Mill Estate - Somerford Keynes, Gloucestershire
Reporting to HR Manager
Salary £19,000 - £22,000 per annum FTE
Hours Hours can be flexible with a minimum of 25 hours per week, preferably every day, but would consider 4 days for the right candidate.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Input jobs onto various recruitment platforms, social media pages and company website 
  • Monitor and reply to candidate responses, filter CVs and liaise with recruiting Managers to arrange interviews. 
  • Undertake all new starter administration, in particular, creating contracts and offer letters 
  • Undertake all onboarding administrative tasks within tight time scales including: 
  • Coordinating inductions and orientation meetings for new starters 
  • Liaising with our outsourced I.T team to set up new users and ensure that they have all the hardware required to start their role. 
  • Set up new starters on the HR software systems 
  • Liaise with the People Business Partner and People & Payroll Advisor on any contract variations 
  • Managing all paperwork for those leaving the business – particularly for seasonal workers. 

Key requirements: 

  • Minimum 2 years of administration experience 
  • A strong communicator both verbally and in writing 
  • Honest and discreet  
  • Excellent I.T skills – particularly Word, Excel and Outlook, but comfortable to learn new software platforms quickly 
  • Ability to manage a wide range of tasks to specific deadlines 

We value all our team members and provide fantastic benefits for you to enjoy: 

  • Family-friendly policies such as enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption, and shared parental pay. 
  • Enhanced sick pay 
  • 33 days (including bank holidays) annual leave, an extra day off for your birthday and the ability to buy back up to 5 days leave per year 
  • NHS Top Up Scheme (for example money off dentists, prescriptions, hospital parking) 
  • Discounted shopping and benefits platform including cycle to work scheme 
  • Access to the lake and free equipment hire for the family 
  • Free access to gym and swimming pools for you and your family *when available 
  • Discounted spa sessions 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Mental health and wellbeing programme 
  • Reward and recognition schemes 
  • Eye check and flu vaccines vouchers 

To apply: 

Please apply with a CV and covering letter if you’re looking to work in a highly valued team and a beautiful environment. 

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