Salary Range: £11,077.20 – £12,557.39 (£18,462- £20,929 per annum fte)
Hours: 22.2 hours per week, worked over 3 days
Your new organisation
York Museums Trust is an independent charitable organisation created to manage York Art Gallery, York Castle Museum, Yorkshire Museum & Gardens, and York St Mary’s. Our vision is to work together with audiences and communities to inspire, to share and to care for cultural heritage.
Your new role
We are seeking a HR Assistant to support the HR team with general administrative support. You’ll be involved in assisting the HR Advisor by preparing and collating information for payroll, drafting adverts and logging applications for recruitment, as well as drafting letters. You will also be responsible for stationery ordering, filing, dealing with correspondence, raising purchase orders and processing invoices.
What you’ll need to succeed
You will need a CIPD Level 3 qualification (or equivalent knowledge), together with previous experience within a HR environment. A good working knowledge of Microsoft office, in particular Excel is essential, as well as experience of updating database systems accurately and advising staff on HR processes and procedures. Experience of coordinating entry level recruitment and payroll administration would be an advantage. You will also need flexibility to embrace and support change in line with the organisational needs and requirements.
What you’ll get in return
We offer a competitive salary, a defined benefit pension scheme, generous leave allowance and fully flexible working hours with the bandwidth between 7 am and 7 pm. The role will be based in our York city centre office 1-2 days per week with flexibility to balance time in the office with working from home.
As an organisation York Museums Trust is committed to encouraging and increasing diversity amongst our w orkforce. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
Access the job description, application form and Equal Opportunity form at
Application and Equal Opportunity forms (in a Word compatible format) should be returned to us via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CVs will not be accepted, and applications can only be accepted from candidates who have permission to work in the UK. If, after applying, you have not heard from us by two weeks after the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.
Dates to bear in mind…
Closing date for applications is Monday 4 October 2021 at 9am
Interviews will take place online on Thursday 21 October 2021