HR Trainee

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1225323997-2
  • Date Posted: 1 February 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Crest Nicholson
  • Location: Chertsey, Surrey
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Construction, Procurement & Supply Chain
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Crest Nicholson have an exciting opportunity for a HR Trainee to join our HR Department based out of our Head Office in Addlestone, Surrey.

As a HR Trainee you will work alongside other colleagues in the HR and Payroll departments to ensure efficient co-ordination at all times whilst offering an outstanding service to our internal and external colleagues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the HR team with the administration required to effectively deliver the employee life cycle process.
  • Dealing with correspondence, drafting routine letters and memos, typing etc.
  • Assist the employee front-end Life Cycle e.g. new starter, promotion, salary review.
  • Assist the Starters process, raising Job Requisitions, sending out offer letters and contracts.
  • Monitoring all returns from candidates, following up outstanding mandatory documents including right to work documents
  • Issuing reference requests to previous employers.
  • Liaison with Servicedesk regarding new starters' software requirements.
  • Keeping Regional Organisation Charts up to date monthly.
  • Telephone work, fielding calls, taking messages etc.
  • Handling payroll documentation, completing starters, leavers and maternity leave payroll instructions, distribution of paperwork and schedules.
  • Directing of incoming mail to relevant staff.

Key skills and experience required for this role:

We're not just looking for qualifications - we're seeking someone with the right attitude and potential to learn and develop with us.

  • Detail-oriented, accurate, and organized in your approach.
  • GCSE'S including Maths & English
  • Confident using Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • The ability to use your own initiative
  • Great attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic with positive attitude
  • Self-motivated and target driven
  • Hard working and organised
  • Computer Literate

The Company

Crest Nicholson is a leading developer of quality homes and thriving, sustainable communities.

We create great places for our customers to live, selecting desirable locations for our developments and taking a holistic approach to the design of our homes and their surroundings.

Attractive placemaking helps us deliver appealing and well-connected communities where people and nature can thrive.

As an employer of choice, we offer an extensive range of benefits, to include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Private pension up to 12.5%
  • Private healthcare and cash plan options
  • 28 days' annual leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Share save scheme
  • Gym membership discounts

We seek to be an ethical and progressive employer which encourages a culture of openness, creativity and continuous professional development and which rewards the effectiveness and loyalty of our employees as an equal opportunities employer. If you are applying to work at Crest Nicholson, we will ask you to supply us with sufficient personal information to help us process your application. To learn more about what personal information we will need to process and why, please refer to our recruitment privacy notice which can be found on the Crest Nicholson website under 'Recruitment Privacy Policy'.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!