HR Assistant – Heywood

Avonside Group
  • Location: Heywood, Lancashire

  • Type: Admin

  • Hours: Full-time

  • Closing: 01/02/2022

The Opportunity

Our Heywood office is the Head Office for the Avonside Group – the UK’s largest service provider primarily to the new-build housing sector. Operating across four divisions (roofing, energy, renewables and plumbing) with over 400 people across almost 40 different sites across the UK.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced HR Administrator to join us as an HR Assistant, providing support to all colleagues across the business to ensure a prompt, efficient and accurate response is provided on all people-related matters.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Supporting the Head of HR in all HR related activities
  • Responsible for all administrative tasks in relation to the full employee lifecycle
  • Processing starters and leavers
  • Updating personnel records
  • Ensuring accurate record keeping
  • Preparing management information
  • Providing note taking support
  • Initial point of contact into the HR department
  • Supporting in recruitment activities
  • Custodian of HR processes and HR operations activities
  • Ad hoc project work

What You Bring

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience within a fast-paced HR department
  • Ideally qualified to CIPD level 3 (not essential)
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills, including Word and Excel
  • Focus on continuous improvement
  • Ability to prioritise and manage your own workload

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Life Assurance

How to Apply

If this sounds interesting and you’d like to submit your CV, or if you would prefer an informal discussion first, please contact our Head of Human Resources Emma Callacher on

Please only apply if you have full eligibility to work in the UK.

Avonside Group is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to a fair and non-discriminatory recruitment process. We reserve the right to close the application process early in the event that we find an appropriate candidate before the closing date. All application will be handled in line with our privacy policy.