Human Resources Assistant (Full-Time/Permanent)


Head Office, 74 Scarva Road, Banbridge, Co Down, BT32 3QD

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the HR Manager with day to day generalist HR activity to ensure all is dealt with in an efficient and professional manner;
  • Undertake administration duties supporting HR Processes;
  • Recruitment to Selection administration;
  • Handle HR related queries in a confidential and professional manner;
  • Attending and note taking at HR meetings when required;
  • Update and maintain all manual/computerised records and ensure confidentiality of information and with all work undertaken;
  • Assist the HR Manager with accurate and timely payroll processing;
  • Ordering and distribution of staff uniforms;
  • Co-ordinate staff training;
  • HR Related projects when required;
  • Any other relevant duties or administration duties as and when required.

Essential Requirements:

  • 3rd level qualification in Human Resources or Business related discipline (HND/Degree);
  • GCSE Maths and English at grade C or above (or equivalent);
  • Demonstrate previous Human Resources administration experience (could be gained as part of an industrial placement);
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills (verbal/written/interpersonal);
  • Excellent telephone manner;
  • Ability to work within a high volume and varied work load whilst maintaining accuracy & attention to detail;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and own initiative;
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills and ability to work to strict deadlines;
  • Proficient in using Microsoft packages;
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm, flexibility and a ‘can do attitude’;
  • Full driving licence and access to car;
  • Eligibility to work in UK.

Desirable Requirements:

  • CIPD qualified or working towards CIPD;
  • 1–2 years HR Administration experience (could be gained as part of an industrial placement);
  • Experience providing HR related advice;
  • Experience of the full recruitment life cycle;
  • Experience with Fair Employment Monitoring;
  • Up to date knowledge of employment law.


This Position is Full-time/Permanent.
40 Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm

To Apply:

Applications should be made in writing accompanied by a current CV detailing why you believe you are suitable and demonstrating how you meet the essential and desirable requirements.
Alternatively you can complete an application form - please click here to download.

Applications can be submitted by email to or by post to: Human Resources Department, Gordons Chemists, 74 Scarva Road, Banbridge, Co Down, BT32 3QD.

Closing Date:

21st May 2020
(Interviews have been provisionally scheduled for 27th May 2020).

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