HR Assistant
Cygnet Bierley

Job Reference: 004079

Location: Cygnet Bierley

Closing Date: 26/05/2019

Salary: £18,500

Employment Type: Full Time

Hours Per week: 37,5

Give your career a positive change.

At Cygnet Hospital you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients and their families. You’ll be exposed to all kinds of new challenges and responsibilities, to ensure you continue learning and developing as you go.
As part of an organisation with an outstanding reputation for innovation in the sector, you’ll benefit from a vibrant culture tailored to help you thrive, whatever your level or career goals.
Make a bigger difference to your career and to patient care with us.

Cygnet Hospital Bierley specialises in intensive psychiatric care and treating personality disorders. We provide care across four specialist wards, including psychiatric intensive care, specialist female personality disorder service and a low security ward for women, and a men-only Low Secure Ward. In line with our focus on recovery and reintegration, our hospital is ideally located for access to local community facilities and step down settings within the Cygnet family. We are looking for a HR Assistant for our Cygnet Bierley Hospital.

In this role you will have the following responsibilities:

•Overall administrative responsibility of the HR function for the hospital.
•Becoming a subject matter expert on company HR policies, ensuring the hospital remains fully compliant at all times.
•Employee Relations.
•Supporting new staff on their first day induction.
•Supporting the recruitment process for the hospital as required.
•Coordinating training for all staff.
•Provide secretariat support in Disciplinary and Grievance investigations.
•Coordinating monthly HR audit checks.
•Monthly reporting on HR compliance for the hospital (includes mandatory & statutory requirements).
•Develop engaging, proactive communications across the hospital.
•Build positive and effective relationships with all stakeholders.
•Additional duties of supporting function.
•Liaising with our off site HRBP & Recruitment team.


* Ideally working towards CIPD or equivalent and a basic up to date knowledge of employment legislation
* 1 year experience of advising and supporting colleagues and managers with foundation level people queries (eg. Absence/ Pay/ Conduct etc
* Excellent all-round IT skills (Word, Excel, Power point etc), including inputting, pulling and analyzing data using Microsoft Excel
* Ability to work in a pressurised and fast paced environment without compromising the quality of work produced * Proven organizational skills
*Strong interpersonal skills
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills
*Understanding of the importance of processes and procedures
*Ability to seek and find solutions swiftly


In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary and a range of benefits including:

•Teaching and CPD programmes
•Generous study and exam leave
•Financial support for further training and personal development
•Active participation in clinical governance
•Appraisal and peer supervision
•Possible rotation between services
•Contributory pension scheme
•Free life insurance
•Subsidised meals on duty
•Comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre
•Health Cash Plan
We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the people within our care. All candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS and reference check and an offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance.
Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.
Ready to make a positive change? Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.