HR Apprentice, Swindon

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St Joseph's Catholic CollegeSwindon

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: National Apprentice Rate
Contract term: Temporary

37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Salary Scale: Apprentice Rate  

St Joseph’s is a successful oversubscribed Catholic college in Swindon. Our aim is to reflect the Christian values proclaimed in the Gospel by providing a caring community in which young people can grow as balanced individuals, morally, intellectually and spiritually. We want our students to leave the college with good academic qualifications. We hope they will be resilient young people who are responsible for themselves and the effects their actions have on others.  

To achieve these aims we need the very best staff. People who share our vision of the potential we see in our young people and are passionate about giving them the opportunity to learn to be the best they can be. We are looking to appoint enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to act as an HR Apprentice within our College. You will be working towards a work based qualification which is nationally recognised, with the help and support of the College and our learning provider. This is a great opportunity to gain invaluable experience and life skills, which will give you a structured route into the industry. 

The role involves: 

  • assisting with the recruitment process 
  • assisting in collecting the required documents and ensuring correct checks are in place for new starters 
  • assisting in maintaining HR records 
  • assisting in monitoring the absence of staff 
  • producing documents using a variety of software 
  • assisting in ensuring that employees are paid correctly 
  • general administrative duties including answering the telephone, email queries, photocopying, filing and scanning.  

You can access our college website for further details of the post, or contact HR by phone on 01793 714200 or email

Closing date: 27th August 2017

Interviews: w/c 28th August 2017 

St Joseph’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and all posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check. All employees must respect and support the aims and objectives of our Catholic College, applications are not limited to those of Catholic faith. The College workplace is currently under represented in individuals from ethnic minority groups. We would welcome applicants from these backgrounds and may use positive action as part of the recruitment process.

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More about St Joseph's Catholic College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Ocotal Way, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 3LR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1793 714200
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St. Joseph's is indeed a unique place to be for both students and staff. It is a high achieving, multi-cultural College where raising aspirations is seen not only in terms of academic achievement but more importantly as a preparation for its students...