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HR Assistant
Ref: CYG35683

Blackheath, SE10 8AD
£26,000 per annum
Full Time
Closing date
Friday 19 April 2024

Cygnet Hospital Blackheath provides inpatient low secure and PICU services for men with a mental health illness.

We are looking for a full time HR Assistant to join our team at Cygnet Blackheath to provide general administration support and assist in providing a highly effective and efficient HR service.

Your role will be to support the  activities of the Hospital Management team by providing a comprehensive customer focused service in relation to Recruitment and Electronic Staff Record, absence management and employee relations matters.

You will be working 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday and ideally have previous HR experience.

Your role...

  • Preparing and producing HR documentation and correspondence;
  • Responsibility for ensuring HR records and systems are accurate, up to date and comply with the principles of the data protection act (including all manual and computerised employee records)
  • Ensure that employee personnel files are maintained to the required standard and are fully compliant with CQC guidelines
  • To be proactive in developing and implementing robust systems in area of work which ensure that HR services are planned, co-ordinated, delivered and monitored effectively
  • Assist in the maintenance of employee data on the Computerised HR Information System (Core HR)
  • Making employment offers and producing all relevant information including contract and offer letters
  • To actively partake in the recruitment process including checking On boarding packs and arranging start dates

We're looking for people who have:

  • Previous HR and Admin experience
  • Working knowledge of employment legislation
  • Ability to work in a fast paced office environment
  • Ability to multitask, work under pressure with competing deadlines without compromising the quality of work produced.
  • Intermediate software knowledge/skills (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook/e-mail PowerPoint program)
  • Ability to note take
  • Ability and willingness to demonstrate and maintain competency as required for job title
  • Ability to work with little supervision

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Strong career progression opportunities
  • NHS Discount and the Blue Light Card
  • Free Parking
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Subsidised meals on duty
  • “Cycle to work” scheme & employee discount saving
  • For further details on all our benefits, please visit

Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.


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