HR Assistant

Full Time
Salary: £152.00 per day
Location: Lambeth, London
Sectors:Human Resources

HR Assistant
Start date: ASAP

AKTON Recruitment is working closely with the local authorities and we are looking for a HR Assistant in the Lambeth area.

Main duties and responsibilities
* Makes judgements on prioritisation of work to manage workload and respond to urgent requests, supported and directed by the Team Leader and Contact Point manager where appropriate
* Responds to customer demand on the HR Function, supporting casework, recruitment, workforce reporting, systems support, learning and / or organisation development
* Acts as a first point of contact for the HR function, resolving process or policy application-based queries and basic data access request, and triaging other requests and connecting to the relevant individual within the HR Function as required
* To demonstrate flexibility whilst working across various HR teams to support workload peaks and troughs, developing knowledge and experience across all teams
* Uses HR systems and databases appropriately to record all work actions, ensuring accurate information is stored in line with information and record management policies
* Maintains compliance with the Data Protection Act, GDPR and confidentiality of employee information and the Council's data
* Drives a culture of continuous improvement through the HR Function by identifying opportunities to make changes to ways of working to reduce support requests through Contact Point, and to maximise the effectiveness and efficiency of the HR Function's operations

Technical Skills
* Understands what databases are used at the Council and how data is gathered, organised and extracted
* Understands what a career pathway is and how they could be deployed across the Council
* Inform and advise managers and employees about HR Policy & Procedure and implement guidelines in relation to the Policy & Procedure
* Establish effective relationships with key stakeholders and colleagues in the Council
* Provide accurate and appropriate advice to line managers in order to train and support them to follow processes effectively and with minimal risk
* Implement guidelines on HR Policy & Procedure (as well as processes and principles), in order to keep employees and line managers aware of the latest practice and their responsibilities