HR Apprentice CIPD Level 3
Thomas Armstrong (Holdings) Ltd
Job Reference Number: HOL105

Are you looking to start an exciting career in HR, gain a recognised Level 3 qualification in HR, and make a real difference?

If you are an eager school or college leaver or indeed someone looking to retrain in a new direction in Human Resources, then we want to hear from you!

Thomas Armstrong (Holdings) Ltd have a really exciting opportunity for a HR Apprentice to join our people team based in Flimby, Maryport. The HR Apprentice will support the people team in providing an efficient and streamlined service to the Thomas Armstrong Group. Since we are a small team there will be many opportunities for the HR Apprentice to gain exposure in all areas of the HR, including recruitment, onboarding, employee relations and more!

To be successful you will need to be committed to your own development and be prepared to make the most of the opportunities, hands on experience, and qualifications given to you.

Day to day duties include:

• Administration of the recruitment, pre-employment and new starter processes

• Managing the HR mailbox, responding to general enquiries and escalating, where appropriate, to HR Advisor and/or HR Manager

• Updating the HR system to ensure accuracy of employee information and timely processing for Payroll.

• Support the HR team in the collation of all HR Metrics including turnover, headcount and absence.

• Execute employee administration ensuring that it is managed accurately and timely manner.

• Book and arrange training courses and maintain training records.

• Maintain accurate paper and electronic personnel files, ensuring all paperwork is filed and up to date.


• You will have achieved 4 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at grade A – C (4-9) including English and Maths

Preferred skills:

• Knowledge with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Outlook).

• Analytical skills (able to work with numbers, data, run metrics and pull reports) and good attention to detail.

• Excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing.

• Strong team player qualities.

• You can demonstrate confidentiality due to the sensitivity of data received.

• You have a hands-on attitude, be flexible, adaptable, and proactive.

• You aim to attain impeccable customer service and excellent customer facing skills.

Salary: £5.00 per hour (for mature apprentice pay is aligned with National Living Wage)

Hours of work:

Monday to Thursday    0830 – 1630

Friday                             0830 – 1600

You will attend Lakes College at Lillyhall, Workington every week (date/time(s) tbc) and travel expenses will be paid for this.


How to Apply

Job Reference Number: HOL105

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