Kick Starting You HR

Posted on 9 October 2021 by Jonna Mundy

You HR are proud to collaborate with Oxford County Council and have signed up to the Government's Kickstart scheme aimed at helping unemployed young people, aged 18 – 24 to secure a 6 month job placement.

We are looking for an HR Assistant, where the ideal person will have good communication and IT skills and a keeness to learn, flourish and grow in a small business environment. That’s it… we like to keep things simple!

Our opportunity will offer you a minimum of 25 hours per week paid work experience with an amazing team. Your salary will be set dependent on your experience, but you will at least receive a salary above the national minimum wage for your age.

This exciting role will form part of our Administrative hub where you will work with our 2 fabulous Apprentices who will be your buddy’s and you will get oodles of 1:1 support and mentoring from us all. It will be the best possible experience you will find on the kick-start scheme as you will be working within Oxfordshire’s leading HR Consultancy.

By the end of the fixed term placement you will have received help from us through:

  • Invaluable ‘on the job’ learning in a lively work environment
  • Advancing your career in your chosen area of work
  • Developing your CV (if its needed), applying for job opportunities and preparing for interviews
  • How to be showcase your knowledge, essential work skills and experience gained

You can only apply for this position if you have been referred by your DWP work coach and have been provided a unique reference number. To fulfil the Government’s process, all applications will be checked to confirm you are in receipt of universal credits.

If you need assistance to apply for this opportunity, including signing up to be eligible for Universal Credit (if you are not already receiving it), then contact (Work Coach at Didcot Job Centre). You must ensure you apply through Job Centre+ before the end of October 2021.

We absolutely appreciate the workplace may not be a familiar environment for some applicants, after all we were all young once. This is why we will place you with our budding apprentices who will really be able to relate to where you are at.

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