Job details

Kickstart Scheme: People Administrator

Job reference: 004385

Closing date: 01/03/2022

Salary: £4.62 to £8.91 per hour + benefits

Department: People Team

Hours per week: 25

This role is part of the UK government’s Kickstart scheme initiative. 

Are you aged between 16 to 24, unemployed and currently claiming Universal Credit? If you have answered "yes" to these questions, then this could be perfect role for you! Please speak to your Job Centre Work Coach before applying to this role as without their referral, unfortunately you will not be eligible to apply. Click on this link to find out more about the Kickstart Scheme: Want a Kickstart? - Job help (

Who are we?

Here at N Brown, we champion inclusivity by making our customers look and feel amazing. We’re a top ten UK clothing and footwear digital retailer, with a home proposition, serving customers across our five strategic brands: JD Williams, Simply Be, Ambrose Wilson, Jacamo and Home Essentials. We don’t believe that age, size, shape or background should stop anyone from feeling confident, stylish and happy with the way they look and feel. With our industry leading expertise in creating fashion that fits, we’ve been proudly breaking down these barriers for over 160 years. We help our customers to express themselves with stylish products, helpful services and flexible finance. Now, we’re moving forward together, embracing innovation and new technology, to continue to delight our customers.

The Role and responsibilities

We are looking for someone to join our People Services team as a People Administrator within our People department and they will be at the very heart of the team! You will be based at our headquarters in the Northern Quarter, Manchester. This person will:

  • Tidy all electronic files on our People system so that their team can quickly and easily find information.
  • Learn about various aspects of the People Services team by attending project meetings, taking notes and shadowing meetings when asked.
  • Assist their team with responding to phone and email queries and support with managing the inbox our employees use daily.
  • Complete filing and scanning required to create confidential employee files.
  • Assist with administration duties to ensure smooth running of the team. 

What will you get?

  • You'll develop your understanding of what People Services is and the role it plays in helping our business run smoothly day to day.
  • You'll develop many skills: communication (verbal and written), attention to detail, organisation, teamwork and relationship-building to name a few!

As well as this, you will have:

  • Regular meetings with your Manager.
  • Regular feedback on your work from colleagues so you can learn and adapt.
  • A buddy to support you when you join and throughout your time with us.​​​​​​​
  • Training and development support from us and from the Prince's Trust, youth employability experts, to build your skills for the working world and your future!

What are we looking for?

Do you have an interest in Human Resources and are curious to learn more about how a People Services team works? Do you consider yourself to be organised and enjoy communicating with people? If so, then this could be the role for you. 

  • We’d love someone with a “can-do”, positive attitude that likes to work in a team and build relationships with others. 
  • You should feel comfortable working under pressure at times and meet tight deadlines with the support of the team.
  • We're looking for someone that's not afraid to ask questions and try new challenges!
  • We're not looking for any specific knowledge or work experience for this role. 
  • Basic computer skills and an understanding of Microsoft will be needed. 

How to apply...

Please speak to your Job Centre Work Coach before applying to this role as without their referral, unfortunately you will not be eligible to apply. Click on "Apply now" to create your profile and answer a few questions in order to apply today!

Please do not apply for this role unless you have been referred by your Work Coach.