HR Vetting Assistant

  • Job Reference: HRVADQ
  • Date Posted: 12 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Advancing People Ltd
  • Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £29,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Plus bonus and benefits
  • Sector: HR
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Do you have some HR experience or a passion for getting into an HR position within vetting and compliance?

Our client is offering a rare opportunity to join their International business as an HR Vetting Assistant with full training and support provided, coupled with excellent opportunities to progress within the organisation.

We are looking for someone ideally with some HR experience but this could have been gained alongside your current role and it is something you want to develop or you could be an HR graduate looking for your first role.

Working in Bedford 2 days per week and working from home the remaining 3 days per week, you will be working within a supportive HR team which is trebling in size over the next 12 months, with a very experienced and nurturing Manager in place.

The Company:

This is a vibrant and rapidly expanding business with in excess of 2800 employees with numbers set to increase dramatically over the next few months.

This is an exciting time to join the HR team, the environment is fast-paced and provides a key 1st line support to employees and at all levels.

Our client is offering full training and support, including CIPD to someone that has a real passion for HR and the drive to succeed.

The Role:

As a Security Vetting Administrator, you will play a vital role in ensuring all new starters have the correct level of security checks relevant to their role, before they join the business, in line with UK Security Vetting (UKSV) standards and business requirements. This role will also cover the co-ordination of existing employee regulatory checks, as part of annual checking processes and with changes in role. Working with the highest level of discretion and integrity, reducing risk and protecting the business.

We are looking for a motivated, team player with a positive attitude, looking to progress their HR career, working closely with the HR Business Partners, to support transactional and operational changes within the business.

The successful candidate will be suited to a fast paced, complex and entrepreneurial environment and have the ability to work with a degree of ambiguity that comes with growth and transformational change.

More detail:

  • Initiate pre-screening checks and verifying candidates before they start in the business.
  • Tracking application status and meeting agreed service level, to prevent delay in start dates. Validates data, clarifying information and investigating discrepancies with our screening provider, the business and the individual as necessary.
  • Keeping the business informed with the progress of checks and highlighting any discrepancies or concerns.
  • Development and continuous review of policy, process, guidance documents and tools to provide a great experience to candidates and employees.
  • Review and feedback on performance and service delivery with screening provider. View Job Posting Details 14:37 12/05/2022 Page 1 of 4 Initiating the waiver process in exceptional circumstances and obtaining the correct sign off to proceed with recruitment without completion of checks.
  • Providing advice and guidance to support colleagues in the gathering and interpretation of information.
  • Demonstrates a good understanding of security and compliance requirements, including GDPR and the confidentiality of data.
  • Works with the Recruitment team to ensure the applicant through to new starter process is managed efficiently and provides a great candidate experience.

The Person:

  • Delivery focused and able to demonstrate putting client experience first.
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude.
  • Strong relationship building and influencing skills.
  • Works well under pressure to meet deadlines whilst managing conflicting demands.
  • Strong attention to detail, works to a high standard.
  • Team player with the ability to learn quickly.
  • Workday and HR Shared Services experience desirable.
  • Ability to work well independently with confidence.
  • Strong administration, organisational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem solver with resilience, initiative and ability to challenge the status quo.
  • Smart pragmatic and positive approach, able to build trust and offer proactive solutions.
  • Workday and HR Shared Services experience desirable.

Our client is offering a basic salary of up to £29,000 plus bonus, a comprehensive benefits package and ongoing training and development.

A swift interview is available for candidates with a passion for HR and the drive to progress their career.


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