Apprentice HR Administrator

Posted 1 month ago

Job Title: Apprentice HR Administrator

Location: Dartmouth House, 70-72 Handsworth Wood Road, Birmingham, B20 2DT

Salary: Apprentice rate starts from £4.30 per hour

Hours:  37.5 hours per week (Monday – Friday)

Duration: 16 Months

Additional Benefits: Funding for a Bus Pass

Job Type: Apprenticeship

Qualification: HR Support Level 3 Apprenticeship

Options for Care provides mental health recovery services in Birmingham and the West Midlands. The organisation delivers these services through two inpatient hospital units and one community recovery home. The organisational goal is to support service users to realise their potential with improvement and developments in quality of life, leading to a gradual progression through the recovery pathway to eventual discharge.


  • Realising Potential


  • “We offer best practice interventions to enable personal recovery and wellbeing.”


  • “The individual is at the heart of everything we do.”
  • “We inspire, stimulate and empower people to achieve and grow through compassionate, supportive and protective relationships.”
  • “We deliver and continuously evaluate high quality service whilst respecting difference, promoting dignity and supporting the privacy of others.”

We now have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice HR Administrator, to join a small dynamic HR team. You will support the Head of HR and the HR Assistant in providing a comprehensive HR service. The varied duties will include:

  • Providing administrative support to the recruitment process, initially posting adverts, liaising with candidates, organising shortlisting and confirming interview panels. As well as booking interviews, sending interview invites and preparing interview packs.
  • You will further assist with preparing offer letters, requesting references and sending out the required new starter paperwork.
  • Liaising with recruitment agencies, managers and candidates.
  • Preparing new starter personnel files in a timely manner
  • Recording and updating employee details on the HR system for new starters, mid employment and leavers.
  • Formatting HR reports and policies.
  • Assist with HR Project work.

Alongside the HR department, you will also provide administrative support to the Learning and Development Co-ordinator.

You will have good IT skills, in particular Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point) and will be confident in handling sensitive and personal information. You will have good communication skills and a genuine passion and enthusiasm for working in HR.

You will also be a flexible and friendly member of a small team that works together to achieve their goals. If you are an organised, efficient individual that is keen to start your career in HR, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Candidates who already have a degree in Human Resources or have already gained a CIPD qualification need not apply.

If you are interested in applying for the role please go to and submit your application or if you require further information regarding the role or an informal discussion, please contact the following:

Closing Date: Thursday 23rd September 2021  

**This vacancy will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment**

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