Human Resources Business Services Assistant Ref 0259

School/department: Human Resources
Hours: full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week. Requests for flexibe working options will be considred (subject to business need). 
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 0259 
Salary: starting at £18,688 and rising to £20,836 per annum, pro rata 
Placed on: 16 November 2018 
Closing date: 07 December 2018. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.  
Expected start date: As soon as possible.

Job description

We have an exciting opportunity as an HR Business Services Assistant in our busy and vibrant HR Business Services team. We are seeking a well-organised and customer-focused individual, to assist the HR Business Services Co-ordinators with recruitment, be the initial contact for callers to the office and provide administration support.

Tasks include:

  • Dealing with customer and queries
  • Issuing Tutor contracts to new employees
  • First point of contact for all staff recruitment enquiries in person, via email and telephone.
  • Handling a high volume of job application forms via email and post
  • Photocopying new starter documents
  • Entering data
  • Assisting with placing orders for stationery and other supplies.

You will have experience of handling large volumes of paperwork and emails within defined timescales, be able to plan and organise your workload and have good verbal and written communication skills. This is a great opportunity to join a friendly and committed team to provide excellent HR services to employees across the University.  

Download job description and person specification Ref 0259 [PDF 40.44KB]

How to apply

Download our non-academic application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Clerical and Related Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 35.00KB]

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