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HR Administrator

Job Title: HR Administrator

Location:  Bolton

Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum


About the Group

The National Fostering Agency (NFA) Group is one of the largest independent providers of high quality foster care and special needs education and care. We partner closely with Local Authorities and UK foster carers to create the best possible opportunities and outcomes for child fostering. Now with Acorn Care and Education a part of the NFA family we provide education and care across 20 schools and 19 residential care homes nationally.


About the Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a growing HR team based in Bolton. As the HR Administrator, you will provide an efficient and comprehensive administration service ensuring that the HR database is accurately maintained and all regulatory requirements are adhered to.  

Reporting to the HR Manager, you will provide first line support for all HR related policy, procedure and system enquires ensuring they are resolved, sign posted or escalated accordingly. Supporting the recruitment team you will produce offer contracts and ensure all pre-employment checks are completed in accordance with regulatory requirements.

When completing all your responsibilities you will work within the provisions of the Data Protection Act, observing strict confidentiality in relation to all aspects of work undertaken.


Who we are looking for?

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate a willingness to learn and develop your own personal skills and capability though on-going training as agreed with your line manager.  Please note that you may also be expected to travel to other school and office locations in the UK.

The successful candidate should have the ability to meet tight deadlines and work calmly under pressure. You should be able to work in challenging situations whilst maintaining a professional and friendly demeanour.

You will have a minimum of 5 GCSE’s including Maths and English with previous experience of working in a busy administration function ideally in HR.


Essential Criteria

  • Excellent IT skills including Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication both written and verbal
  • Adaptability and flexibility – can handle multiple priorities
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Focused on meeting deadlines and to work under pressure
  • Accurate with high attention to detail
  • Awareness of equal opportunities issues and to work positively towards anti-discriminatory and anti-racist practice and an understanding of the Data Protection Act.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.


We are an Equal Opportunities employer.


Quick Information

Permanent - Full Time


up to £18,000 per annum

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