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HR Officer
Are you a HR Officer, looking to progress and develop your career with a forward-thinking firm? An award winning, Legal 500 firm with offices across London and the Southeast are looking for a HR Officer to join their busy office in London.
This person will be reporting to the Head of HR, and will will have a minimum of two years' experience in HR, ideally in a similar environment. They are adding to their HR function to support their people growth and to provide high quality HR support to the Head of HR, across all areas of human resources plus to line manage and mentor an HR Assistant.
The duties of this role include, but are not limited to:
  • Delegating straightforward admin tasks to the HR Assistant, i.e. dealing with recruitment enquiries, overseeing absence recording and dealing with attendance issues.
  • Drafting emails, letters, employment contracts & other recruitment documentation for Head of HR.
  • Dealing with new starter processes including DBS checks, IT set up, references, induction and training.
  • Ensuring HR electronic records & documentation is accurate & up to date & overseeing HR file audits.
  • PDR (appraisal) admin, alongside HR Assistant.
  • Overseeing the induction process, dealing with induction admin, and assisting Head of HR with induction as required, in both offices when required.
  • Overseeing all payroll administration & producing monthly payroll reports for submission to the Managing Partner, Head of HR and to our payroll bureau.
  • Checking draft payslips and dealing with payroll queries.
  • Overseeing all administrative matters relating to pensions & liaising with Payroll/pension provider as required.
  • Alongside the Recruitment Assistant, responsibility for all post-offer follow on recruitment admin, to include formal offer letter & draft contract, HR information gathering, references, DBS checks, etc.
  • Ensuring timely annual renewal of Practising Certificates.
  • Dealing with all administration related to serving trainees, including SRA registration, supervision (liaising with supervisors as required), seat moves, trainee diaries, review meetings, potential qualification discussions, etc. Assisting with the qualification process.
  • Any other tasks as may be requested by the Partners or by the Head of HR.
About You
  • Ideally you will have strong HR Experience in a Generalist HR Advisor/Officer role.
  • CIPD or relevant experience within this space.
  • If you have had a HR Administrator working under, you that will be a huge advantage.
  • Minimum of 2 year’s experience.
Location – London
Salary – £30,000 - £35,000 (depending on experience)  

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