HR Administrator

Turning Tides’ HR department currently consists of the Head of HR, HR Officer and HR Coordinator.  We are also recruiting for a Training and Development Officer at the time of writing.  The team provide a friendly, approachable and professional service, which supports all of Turning Tides’ employees.  We are now seeking to expand our team by seeking a new administrator on a permanent basis.

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

To apply, please ensure you complete an application form, including your responses to the shortlisting criteria (in Person Specification), along with a completed Equal Opportunities Questionnaire.

You can either fill out these forms online or download them from the right and send to:

Please be advised that we will only accept applications made on our application form and do not accept CVs. No agencies please.

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.

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Home based with ability to travel to our West Sussex and Mid-Sussex services


30 hours per week




£15,818 (FTE £19,772) per annum

Closing date:

7th December 2020

Interview date:

To be arranged

Support us to make a difference​

Millions of people in England are only one pay cheque away from being homeless.

Turning Tides have provided support to thousands of local men and women in West Sussex for almost 30 years.

We provide a warm, safe space to listen to anyone who comes to us for help. Our support services empower people to find the strength and belief in themselves to create a brighter future.

Together we can make a difference and end homelessness where you live.


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