About the role

This role will involve providing an efficient and reliable administration and support service to the HR team and the wider company of circa 450 employees across our 21 venues in the UK.

The ideal candidate will have some experience working in an HR related role and a sound basic knowledge of HR issues.  You will be a good communicator (verbal and written), with strong administrative skills and excellent attention to detail.  With a genuine ambition and desire to learn and develop, you will have the opportunity to work towards the HR Support Level 3 apprenticeship, accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.  Alternative HR qualifications would be considered relevant to the role/person.

The HR Assistant takes ownership of administration associated with the entire employee lifecycle. 

Key responsibilities for the role will include

The role will involve working on recruitment; liaising with our teams, posting adverts, reviewing CVs, carrying out research and arranging interviews, as well as overseeing the new starter processes; preparing contract paperwork, completing pre-employment checks, updating the HR & Payroll system and other records in line with GDPR.  You will also provide assistance to the HR team with the performance and development process, leaver processing, employee benefits, dealing with routine HR queries and drafting confidential correspondence. The ability to actively manage your own workload, meet deadlines and deliver a consistently high-quality service is essential.

You will also have the opportunity to work on some aspects of payroll, pensions and the administration of other benefits as well as the opportunity to support the company’s inclusion and diversity goals, learning and development and exemplary line management. The role will require you to handle sensitive and confidential information with professionalism and discretion.

This is a broad and varied role and you will be encouraged to get involved in all aspects of HR.  Using good judgment to raise queries and to seek guidance is essential.

At ARC, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We welcome people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences.  We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

If you have a disability that requires reasonable adjustments, please let us know; we will ensure that individuals with additional needs are provided reasonable adjustments to participate in the job application or interview process and to perform essential job functions.

We understand the value that diversity brings to our business and we are striving to create a working environment that is inclusive, psychologically and physically safe and ensures everyone can be heard and valued for their contributions. We are committed to making a consistent, top-down effort to be role models on what diversity, inclusion and belonging means in society.

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