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HR Department Administrator (part time)

HR Department Administrator (Part Time)

Full Time Equivalent Salary £19,576.83 per annum

27.5 hours per week, 9am – 2:30pm Mon-Fri (working pattern can be negotiated)

Turning Tides is a multifunctional, complex needs homelessness organisation that works in Worthing, Adur, Littlehampton, Horsham and Mid Sussex. It has over 100 staff and 300 volunteers, helping hundreds of men and women, providing a wide range of services to support them towards a sustainable, fulfilling life within the community.

If you are interested in working for a locally focused Charity with clients and community at the heart of its mission, please read on.

Turning Tides’ HR department currently consists of the Head of HR, Learning and Development Lead, HR Officer and HR Administrator.  We are a friendly approachable and professional team who support all of Turning Tides’ employees.  We are seeking a HR Department Administrator to join our team on a permanent basis.

This role would be ideal to begin your HR career, or build on your current experience. The HR Department Administrator will be supporting the HR team in providing a comprehensive HR and L&D service, including providing administrative support on a day to day basis and contributing to the long term development of the HR and L&D function.

The role will include all aspects of generalist HR administration work, including recruitment, updating records, safer recruitment checks and filing as well as maintaining our HRIS. Along with admin support and reporting tasks for L&D activities.

Candidates must be able to work independently and as part of a team. Ability to manage and plan own workload as well as meeting deadlines and targets is essential. Candidates must also have good IT skills and exceptional attention to detail, it is essential that candidates have experience within a busy office environment, ideally within a data entry role.

We offer an Employee Assistance Programme, which provides free confidential assistance and discounts; in addition, we have discounted employee membership with South Downs Leisure and a corporate wellbeing scheme with a local beauty retreat and salon.


A full job description and person specification along with an application form are available to download here:

HR Department Administrator - Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

To apply, please ensure that you send us a completed application form, which includes your responses to the shortlisting criteria listed in the Person Specification for this role, along with a completed Equal Opportunities Questionnaire, available to download below:

Equal Opportunities Questionnaire

Please be advised that we will only accept applications made on our application form and do not accept CVs.


Closing date for vacancies: Monday 2nd March 2020

Interview date: Tuesday 10th March 2020

No agencies please.

Please be aware of our Privacy Policy, which is available to view by visiting: http://www.turning-tides.org.uk/about-us/privacy-policy/

Turning Tides requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. Successful applicants (dependent on role) are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Please note that we will only contact the candidates that have been shortlisted for interview. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks please assume you have been unsuccessful this time.