Parkside Recruitment

HR Officer

Fantastic opportunity for a motivated, hands-on and professional individual to join a well established company as a HR Officer.

The role is predominantly based in St.

Albans but will require regular travel to London, Rickmansworth and Milton Keynes.

The ideal candidate should have some experience of working within a similar environment including handling a range of employee relations issues, recruitment, training and development and the ability to build strong working relationships and communicate across all levels.


  • To provide HR expertise to both fee-earning and support functions, including Audit, Tax, Trusts, Financial Services, Marketing, IT and Maintenance.

  • Recruitment of staff (mainly admin/support level and lower level professional staff), including putting job specifications/adverts together and considering appropriate recruitment methods

  • Assisting with graduate trainee/apprentice recruitment.

    This role will help ensure that all the assessment days are coordinated properly, creating shortlists and meaningful reports.

    Carrying out telephone interviews and being involved with the assessment days.

    Understanding the routes to qualification and requirements of the training programmes.

  • Dealing sensitively with Employee Relations issues, including managing all requests for maternity, paternity, shared parental leave and flexible working.

  • Carrying out 3 & 6 month reviews, considering whether staff have successfully completed their probation period and identifying development/training needs

  • Carrying out a number of staff appraisals, including writing reports

  • Assisting with monthly payroll


  • CIPD Qualified (Associate Level or equivalent)

  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years HR Officer/Advisor experience gained within a similar environment

  • Confident and assured in delivery when dealing with all levels of people

  • Organised with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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