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Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
£20,872 - £23,143 per year
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Full Time
36 hours per week

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Job Description

Human Resources Assistant - PKC07806
£20,872 - £23,143
Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth PH1 5GD
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new team based within HR Services, with Human Resources. This is a large team supporting all Services of the Council with regards to workforce planning, restructuring, recruitment, employee contracts and changes, and employee relations. This is a busy, deadline driven role dealing with all aspects of candidate and employment experience. The main responsibility of this post is to carry out the full range of HR duties for your aligned service and where necessary, all PKC employees, with the support of colleagues and your line manager.

The Individual

We are looking for an experienced HR Assistant who is an enthusiastic, flexible and motivated team member to provide efficient and effective HR support. Some knowledge of employment terms and conditions is required. Accuracy, attention to detail and a head for numbers are essential for this post as is the ability to deal with confidential information and to work with minimum supervision. Quick to learn, you will be able to cope with deadline related workload pressures in a positive manner. In addition, you are willing and able to contribute flexibly to the rest of the work of the whole team, as required. You will also be able to deal with HR related enquiries in a confident and helpful way. You must be computer literate with proven IT Skills in Microsoft Office applications and have experience of using computer databases or other relevant software. Experience of using ResourceLink would be desirable. Ideally, you will have a certificate in HR, alternatively you should be qualified to at least SCQF Level 6 or equivalent in a relevant subject. People make the difference, so we invest in our staff; their health and wellbeing; learning and development; and encourage their thoughts and ideas to improve what we do. 
For further information about this position, please contact Gill Davey, at 
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