HR Assistant

Nimbuscare Ltd


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Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an HR Assistant to work as part of a dynamic team. This key role is an exciting opportunity to support the HR Manager to deliver an efficient and proactive HR Service across the organisation.

The successful candidate will possess relevant HR experience with an understanding of Employment Law, have good IT skills - Microsoft Office, and be confident, tactful and approachable. You will be a flexible and friendly member of a small team that works together to achieve their goals. If you are highly organised, efficient and passionate about HR and keen to develop and progress in your career this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Main duties of the job

To deal effectively and efficiently with all operational HR queries, including dealing diplomatically and professionally with sensitive or difficult situations, whilst ensuring deadlines are met.

To issue Contracts of Employment to new starters and send variation letters to staff to inform them of contractual changes as they occur.

To effectively and efficiently collate timesheets / payroll information on a monthly basis and forward onto Finance for processing.

To support the administration of adding new starters to NHS Pensions Online and completing monthly upload into the Making Contributions Payment Portal in conjunction with Finance.

To undertake quarterly statutory and mandatory training compliance audits, producing reports and escalating risks as appropriate.

To advise managers and staff on routine HR queries, e.g., sickness absence, recruitment, terms and conditions of service, seeking advice and guidance as necessary.

To be responsible for maintaining effective office systems and procedures, making maximum use of technology and updating information and HR Policies / Processes as appropriate.

To ensure that HR files and records are maintained, appropriately, including the maintenance of the HR management system with relevant employee information.

About us

Nimbuscare is one of the largest at scale providers of primary care in the North of England, caring for more than 250,000 patients across our 11 Member GP Practices.

We work collaboratively across the York area delivering new, innovative and sustainable health care services.

As leaders in local care, our goal is to work together across the health and care system to improve the health, wellbeing and experience of our patients.

To learn more about Nimbuscare please visit our website at

To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Nimbuscare will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description.

Job Summary:

To assist in the provision of a robust, efficient and effective HR service in accordance with employment legislation and organisational policy and procedure. To provide comprehensive, high quality administrative support by undertaking a wide range of administrative tasks and efficiently working with office systems and processes.

The post holder will be required to function autonomously and without direct supervision, although the HR Manager is available to provide support, guidance and supervision where necessary.

Person Specification



  • NVQ level 3 or equivalent.


  • Certificate in Personnel Practice (CPP).



  • ExperienceExperience of working in a busy office environment.
  • Minimum 1 years experience of working in a busy HR Department with an understanding of Employment Law.
  • Experience of working within an environment delivering excellent customer service.Experience of working within an NHS HR role.
  • Experience of payroll work.
  • Knowledge of employment law.
  • Application and interview


  • Experience of working within an NHS HR role.
  • Experience of payroll work.
  • Knowledge of employment law.

Skills & Knowledge


  • Excellent keyboard skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Numerate, able to think clearly and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise a varied and diverse workload.
  • Ability to form and maintain good working relationships internally and with external agencies.
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and speed of working.
  • Ability to work without constant supervision, using own initiative.
  • Calm and professional approach, with an aptitude for excellent customer service.


  • Knowledge of NHS Jobs
  • Note Taking at HR meetings
  • Presentation and Public speaking skills

Physical Skills / Personal Attributes


  • VDU use
  • Driver / Own Transport
  • Confident
  • A can do attitude
  • Tactful
  • Approachable
  • Resilience in dealing with emotive or sensitive issues
  • Team Player

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Nimbuscare Ltd


Oakdale Road


YO30 4XL

Employer's website (Opens in a new tab)

For help with your application, contact:

Victoria Barton

Date posted

18 October 2021

Pay scheme



£25,000 a year



Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number


Job locations

Oakdale Road


YO30 4XL

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