Recruitment & HR Adminstrator


Permanent, 37.5 Hours (Flexible hours considered), Melmerby & Ripon, North Yorkshire, Competitive Salary

This is a newly created fixed term role to support the HR team through our peak season with particular emphasis on the on-boarding process of permanent and casual staff, while providing them with a superb candidate experience.

As a Recruitment & HR Administrator you will work closely with job candidates, maintain relationships with recruitment agencies, while supporting the company’s workforce needs and goals. You will be tasked with managing the flow of candidates throughout the recruitment process, filtering candidates, scheduling interviews.

This is a generalist HR and recruitment administration role covering a period of maternity leave, with particular emphasis on the recruitment and on-boarding process of permanent and casual staff.

In addition to general HR and recruitment administration, the role will involve focusing on welcoming candidates in an efficient and professional manner providing them with a superb candidate experience.


Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Co-ordinate the recruitment of staff ensuring all practices are in line with company policy and are delivered in a timely and organised manner.
  • Advertise vacancies, making use of job boards, social media, developing relationships with local colleges, schools and higher education.
  • Creating relevant job descriptions and job advertisements that attract candidates to our roles.
  • Undertake an initial shortlist and arrange interviews with candidates.
  • Maintain relationships with recruitment agencies, where necessary.
  • Manage the provision of temporary staff with particular emphasis on the demands during peak periods.
  • Maintain our casual staff database.
  • Support in the arrangement and delivery of Inductions.
  • Assist with general HR and recruitment administration, as required.

What competencies and skills are required?

The ideal candidate would have:

  • GCSEs to include Maths & English at or above grade D/3 or equivalent.
  • CIPD/HR qualification is desirable.
  • Previous experience in recruitment is desirable.
  • Interest of working within a Recruitment/HR environment.
  • Strong analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to prioritise workloads and work to strict deadlines.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft applications and bespoke systems.
  • Ability to keep calm in stressful situations.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels within organisations.
  • Flexible approach to work with a positive attitude.
  • Keen and willing to learn while developing new and existing skills.