HR Administrator

Chance UK is an award-winning early intervention children’s charity founded in 1995. Our vision is for every child in the UK to feel happy about themselves, realise their potential, and be confident in their ability to build a brighter future.   

The Charity provides a range of solutions focused support for children aged 5-13 and their parents and carers. We pride ourselves on developing evidence based services which put children at the heart of our work and our services are designed to build social and emotional skills and resilience.  

Our ambitious 5 year strategy sets out our aims to help more children and families, expand the range of services we provide as well as challenging inequalities we see in the system and amplifying the voices of children and families we support.   

This role will be critical in helping us to meet strategic objective four “Striving for excellence in our people and systems to best support the children and families we serve”  

The Chance UK Team are passionate about working in a way that is solution-focused. We are a forward-thinking team that are creatively looking at ways of adapting and growing our programmes, whilst continuing to deliver best practice.  We are committed to working collaboratively and inclusively.   

The organisation is at a time of exciting change and growth and we are looking for people who share our values, to join us. 

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Taking responsibility for the recruitment process, ensuring that vacancies are managed efficiently and in line with Chance UK’s Safer Recruitment policy. 
  • Working with the Head of Resources to support colleagues and share relevant policies and procedures to ensure there is a consistent and fair approach to people management throughout Chance UK; 
  • Produce and file offer letters, contracts, welcome packs, take references, create personnel files, manage DBS applications and monitor induction/probation to ensure effective on-boarding 
  • Add new roles to our website and provide timely administrative support to recruiting managers to support the interview process; 
  • Ensure all new starters, leavers and any change to employee information such as sickness absence are inputted onto the HR database, accurately and in a timely manner; 
  • Maintain HR records/checklists (both on-line and off-line) ensuring they are current and accurate, in order to produce timely monthly management reports and conduct effective monitoring 
  • Support with the provision of training  and source pro-bono training where possible 
  • Ensure data relevant to areas of responsibility and activity is adequately recorded and stored in the HR systems 
  • Liaise effectively with external suppliers (e.g. recruitment agencies, payroll bureau) to deliver excellent service 
  • Working with an outsourced Payroll provider, you will cross check timesheets and liaise with the payroll company  to process the payroll on a monthly basis and ensure employees’ salaries are paid accurately and on schedule each pay period; 
  • Responding to general Payroll queries; 
  • Effectively use database and suite of MS Office products to keep records current, complete and accurate 
  • Work with the organisations Head of Resources to support compliance and ensure regular data cleansing is actioned 
  • Ensure compliance with data protection guidelines, employment law, GDPR, confidentiality and corporate policy 
  • Maintain accurate filing system for Teams 
  • Support in the delivery of Chance UK’s People Strategy, including circulating quarterly surveys and analysing responses and managing the wellbeing calendar. 
  • Support Senior Management and Board Meetings as needed. 
  • Support the delivery of the internal communications strategy including writing the monthly staff newsletter  
  • Support in the delivery of Chance UK’s Equalities Strategy  

We use application forms in line with our safer recruitment policy and in line with our efforts to enhance equality, diversity and inclusion within the organisation. 

Please note that Chance UK is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and therefore our recruitment process for this post will include an enhanced DBS check.

If you would like to apply for a role with us, please complete an online application which can be found below.

If you have any questions about the role, please click the “apply here” button below which will open an email to our recruitment email.

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The London Fashion Centre, 89-93 Fonthill Rd,
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