Junior HR Officer
Ref: CYG36411

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Bury, BL8 2BS
up to £29,000 per annum D.O.E
Full Time
Closing date
Tuesday 11 June 2024

Passionate about HR and making a real difference?

We are looking for a dynamic Junior HR officer with a passion for making a difference to others. This role is based within an already established and highly effective HR team supporting the General Manager to provide a comprehensive HR generalist service to our flagship hospital site. 

You’ll be working Full time (40 hours per week) at Cygnet Hospital Bury, helping ensure the safe and smooth running of services for the people in our care. 

Cygnet Hospital Bury provides a wide range of inpatient mental health services for men and women including specialist deaf services and CAMHS provision for adolescents,.

Each service user has a bedroom with en suite facilities and a range of communal spaces including a gym, laundry, occupational therapy kitchen, therapy garden and woodland walkways down to the Elton Reservoir.

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

You’ll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts – as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits – to support you to be happy both in and out of work.

With us, you’ll have the chance to progress your career in a vibrant, supportive culture tailored to help you thrive.


Your Day-to-Day...

  • Ensuring HR records and systems are accurate, up to date and comply with the principles of the General Data Protection Regulations and Act 2018.
  • Maintenance of personnel files to ensure all new and contractual amendments are processed efficiently by the creation of appropriate documentation.
  • To ensure that managers are supported in dealing with staff absences in accordance with good HR practices and company policy
  • Providing guidance to support manager’s compliance that all employee absence is timely and accurately recorded.
  • Maintaining pay related absence information for monthly reporting to payroll within agreed deadlines.
  • Act as a unit HR link for health and wellbeing and all company benefits e.g. employee assistance, maternity/paternity, and health care, pension and life cover information.
  • Undertake Monthly checks of payroll reports /information / leavers and starters/deductions etc for timely submission to payroll.


  • A minumum of CIPD level 3 qualified.
  • An experienced administrator.
  • Have demonstraitable HR generalist knowledge and experience.
  • Flexible, organised, able to prioritise workloads, solve problems & make decisions
  • Calm under pressure & can work under your own initiative
  • A strong written & verbal communicator with an eye for detail and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Highly proficient in the use of Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Windows & the internet.

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Strong career progression opportunities
  • Expert supervision & support
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • “Cycle to work” scheme & employee discount saving

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Ready to make a positive change?

If you are interested in the role please click Apply or email LouisBrown@cygnethealth.co.uk

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What next?
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