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HR Shared Service Advisor

Human Resources
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£18,295 per annum + excellent benefits
30 Sep 2020
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About Mencap

We work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all our services support people to live life as they choose. Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You will have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist. We want to make you feel inspired to reach your potential.  

Our work includes;

  • Providing high-quality, flexible services that allow people to live as independently as possible in a place they choose
  • Providing advice through our help lines and web sites
  • Campaigning for the changes that people with a learning disability want
Job Advert

Are you looking for the next challenge, whilst making a difference working for a leading learning disability charity...?

Would you like to be a vital part of a successful HR function in Peterborough?

This opportunity will allow you to join our expanding and ambitious team, the successful candidate will act as a HR Generalist within the team and will have the ability to advise, coordinate and document procedures.

This is a 6 Months fixed term contract, due to end March 2021.

Ideally you will have experience working within a HR function, dealing with on-boarding, contracts and updating any changes to an employee with absolute accuracy, ensuring the organisation hierarchy is kept to date, sending references for ex-employees. You will have the ability to work decisively in collaboration with the teams we support all over the UK. We are looking for a self-motivated individual, an effective communicator and be able to build and maintain positive working relationships. You will have strong attention to detail, good overall administration skills with the ability to solve problems effectively and efficiently. You will be accountable for your individual contribution to the team delivery of the service and its performance.

With internal growth opportunities, you will not be stagnant in your role – no two days are the same, but be prepared for high call volumes, queries a plenty and data entry therefore you will need to be confident with most MS Office Applications.

We have approximately 8,500 employees, which means the work we carry out is varied, complex and fast-paced as we work to tight deadlines.

The role requires you to work 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday, covering shifts between 08:00 - 17:30 on a rota basis.

As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to people’s lives, you will receive fair pay and have access to a wide range of rewards and benefits as one of our employees.
  • 30 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 35 days with long service plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme
  • Service related sick pay when 6 month probation is completed
  • Eligibility to join Mencap Pension Plan where Mencap matches contributions up to 5% on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings. If you don’t join the Plan you will be auto-enrolled into NEST
  • Membership of Mencap Pension Plan to include up to 3 times salary death in service live cover AND Income Protection of 50% salary to be triggered at 26 weeks of long term sickness
  • Loans for debt consolidation,bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounts and cashback from 3% to 30% at high street shops including major super markets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencapextras
  • Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental, glasses, therapy etc.
  • Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support
  • Quarterly award scheme and recognition at every 5 years through our YouRock program
  • Access to award winning training and development

*T&C's apply based on contract