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The Priory, 37 Canaan Lane, EH10 4SG
£24,111.58 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week
Work From Home:

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HR Assistant – 1 Year Fixed Term Contract

Location:    The Priory, Canaan Lane, Morningside, Edinburgh, EH10 4SG  

Reference:  HO27/HRA

Salary:          £24,111.58

Hours:          37

Ark is looking for a fantastic HR Assistant who is passionate about HR and service delivery to provide a comprehensive and professional administrative service within the People & Organisational Development team.

In this role you will work collaboratively across Ark on advising on all aspects of HR, translating policy in to practice and providing assistance to managers and staff in relation to HR practices. A large focus of the role involves managing the employee journey in terms of recruitment & selection, changes in their terms & conditions along with absence management and monitoring.

We are ideally looking for someone with a methodical & thorough approach to problem solving and a background working in an HR support role with solid technical skills. As well as having the ability to build effective relationships and demonstrate professional communication skills at all levels throughout the business.   

The HR team works in a solutions focused culture and we would expect you to work on your own initiative and make decisions based on a practical understanding of Ark systems, policies and procedures. We are looking for a proactive individual that will buy into this culture and continually make suggestions to improve HR practices, procedures and processes.

Once we have you up and running with the day to day responsibilities and are comfortable with the workload then we’ll work together to look at your development and have honest conversations about your development and the areas of HR that interest you. We’re fully committed to professional development and are advocates of CIPD membership. We will facilitate your exposure to all aspects of HR so you a have a better idea of where your interest lies.

As with all of our head office roles, we exist to support Ark’s mission. Ark is a major provider of Housing, Care and Support to people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disability, mental health issues, dementia and autism. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services get the very best out of Ark to enable them to live a good life.

If you have excellent administration, excel and troubleshooting skills with ability to communicate effectively with strong teamwork and interpersonal skills then we would love to hear from you.

To download an HR Assistant Recruitment Pack and Apply please visit our website at:  

Closing date for applications is 20th October 2022

Working towards equal opportunities and a diverse workforce.  

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