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HR Administrator -Employee Services (WFH)

Job Description


VANRATH are delighted to be working alongside our client, a large Public Sector organisation based in Lisburn, recruiting for an HR Administrator (Employee Services) to join their team on a temporary ongoing basis, this is a brilliant opportunity for the right candidate. The role is also Working From Home.


As an integral member of the Employee Services Team, provide a modern, professional and customer focused HR administrative service to support the vision and mission of as outlined below:

  • To provide a professional and confidential administrative service for all aspects of the Human Resources function in accordance with the HR policy framework, HR best practice and Data Protection legislation. This includes support for Resourcing, Business Partnering and Equality & Legal units.
  • To produce a range of general correspondence and ensure electronic and paper records are filed accurately and on a timely basis.
  • To ensure electronic systems, databases and spreadsheets used by HR (for example Pharos MIS, Peodysy) are maintained accurately and on a timely basis.
  • To ensure equality monitoring information is accurately and confidentially maintained.
  • To ensure all computerised and manual employee records are up to date and accurate and to liaise with Establishment Office, Payroll and IT regarding changes.
  • To carry out a wide range of generalist HR duties including calculating and administering annual leave, administering probationary and induction processes, co-ordinating work experience, administering mail
  • To attend meetings and participate in training relevant to the work of HR generally and Employee Services in particular.
  • To produce minutes of meetings as required.
  • To produce reports and statistics as required by management, committees and external agencies e.g. equality monitoring returns, employment surveys and any other relevant reports.
  • To provide information to assist HR Managers in the preparation of responses to complaints, Freedom of Information requests, Data Protection requests, Ministerial, Parliamentary or NI Assembly questions.

The Ideal Person


Applicants must provide evidence by the closing date for application that they meet the following essential criteria:

  1. Possess at least 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, or equivalent, to include English and Maths, and

Have at least two years' experience of working in an HR administration function.

  1. Competent in the use of Windows and other Microsoft applications.
  1. Can demonstrate:

(a) effective planning, organisation, prioritising skills and attention to detail;

(b) effective communication skills (both oral and written) and the ability to provide timely and accurate information

  1. Experience meeting the needs of both internal and external customers.
  1. Possess a full, current UK driving licence or have access to a form of transport which will enable the post holder to fulfil the full requirements of the post in full


  1. Have experience of working in an HR administration function within a large, multi-site, multi-disciplinary organisation.
  1. Be working towards CIPD membership
  1. Have experience of working within local government or the public sector.


This is an great opportunity to join a Public Sector organisation on an ongoing basis, offering a competitive salary with an hourly rate of £10.63 from DAY 1, Working From Home and an immediate start.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other HR job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Jamie Gault in the strictest confidence.

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