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Recruiting & Personnel Assistant - Cranleigh

Ref: 518 Date Posted: Monday 08 Jul 2019
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Our client, a school based in the local Surrey area are looking for an Recruiting & Personnel Assistant to join their Personnel team on a full-time basis (not term-time only).

Due to the location of the school the successful candidate will need to have a drivers’ licence/car.

As Recruiting & Personnel Assistant your duties will include;

  • First point of contact for all visitors to the office and telephone calls and dealing with all emails to the team inbox.
  • Process recruiting documentation and communication, regarding references and safeguarding checks.
  • Administrate the online training platform and help with general training queries.
  • Ensure the pass database and personal records are kept up to date. Adding or updating new staff, change of addresses/personal information and assist with the production of ID Cards as necessary.
  • Provide other assistance to the Personnel Team as required.
  • Assist with general administration tasks; letter/email writing, scanning, filing, photocopying and shredding.
  • Provide Reception cover for lunchtimes etc.


  • Great attention to detail.
  • Good customer service skills, with an excellent telephone manner.
  • Strong organisational, able to prioritise workload.
  • Good IT skills; Microsoft Word and Excel and experience of inputting data into a database.
  • Previous experience of working with in a school or HR team (beneficial but not essential).
  • It would be preferred if the successful candidate was working towards CIPD.

Working hours/Benefits

  • Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm -full-time working throughout the year.
  • 25 days per annum plus Bank Holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Free parking
  • Lunch, during term-time

Salary £21,000pa