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Apprentice – Administrator HR

West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds

Fixed Term  18 month contract – 37 hours per week (includes 20% off work learning)

Salary: £8,810.43 per annum

Are you looking for your first exciting role in the work place?

Would you like to be part of the HR services journey?

The role is pivotal to deliver on all aspects of HR administration activities, in line with the priorities and service expectations set out by our HR team.

You will administer the full employee lifecycle and provide basic HR advice within a fast pace and ever-changing environment.

The successful candidate will have good customer services skills, demonstrate resilience and have the ability to work towards tight time scales with good attention to detail.

Key Skills, Knowledge and experience

  • Prioritisation and organisational skills.
  • Handling confidential and sensitive situations and data.
  • Decisive and takes personal responsibility.
  • Thrives on and able to manage the pressures of the role.
  • Resilient and self-sufficient.
  • Communication skills, written and verbal.

Please ensure you familiarise yourself with our Character Strengths and Mission Statement to incorporate into your personal statement. You will find this very beneficial if you are invited to attend for an interview and it will help you to understand our expectations of you at an early stage of the recruitment process.



For more information please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please send a completed application form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , if you have not heard from a member of the HR team within 14 working days, please presume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

This College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date: 29th August 2019

Interview Date: week commencing 2nd September 2019


We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, gender, gender reassignment, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age in accordance with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

The College is committed to safeguarding children and safer recruitment practices and will undertake all the required pre-employment checks on the successful candidate including an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

All data will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 For more information about how we access and use your information please visit our website – www.wsc.ac.uk/privacy-and-terms