The Ability Matters Group (AMG) is a market leading international healthcare products and services provider, operating primarily in areas that enhance mobility and accessibility including orthotics, prosthetics and wheelchairs. We have a number of sites across the UK and Ireland, as well as operations in France and the Netherlands.
Working within a busy centralised HR function, the HR Assistant will provide a comprehensive, flexible and efficient HR service to the business, covering administrative processes for recruitment, on-boarding, absence management, employment changes (including TUPE), DBS and Right to Work checks.
Provide first line HR support by responding to telephone and email queries in a timely manner whilst ensuring an exceptional level of customer service
Liaise with relevant managers to co-ordinate recruitment processes from advertising through to offer stages
Administer on-boarding and employee lifecycle processes e.g. contract & offer letters, applications for flexible working, general changes to terms and conditions of employment etc.
Update and maintain paper based and electronic employee data on HRIS system (Cascade) in accordance with GDPR
Support the Payroll Officer with inter-linking HR & payroll processes; including administration of general pay changes and other statutory payments (e.g. maternity pay, sickness etc.)
Co-ordinating vital DBS and Right to Work checks for new and existing employees as required
Support the HR manager with ad hoc projects
Skills and experience
Proven and well-developed administration skills
Excellent organisation and time management skills – the ability to prioritise and meet set deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Meticulous with excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to act discretely and handle sensitive information in confidence
Strong team player
Ability to build positive working relationships with management and key stakeholders
Computer literate – competent in Microsoft packages; including basic use of Outlook, Word and Excel
Highly motivated with the ability to work flexibly with a can-do attitude
Previous experience of working in a similar role
Working towards CIPD qualification (or equivalent)
Basic knowledge of key employment legislation
Full clean driving licence
This role is based at our Head Office in Abingdon (Oxfordshire), but given the geographically dispersed operations of the Group some travel may be required from time to time.