We are looking for an enthusiastic, positive and people-oriented HR Administrator to join our expanding HR team.

This is a full-time position working five days a week. The role is based at the Ripon surgery, but attendance at other
sites may be necessary from time to time. The position involves supporting the HR Partner and Veterinary Business Manager in the administration and delivery of HR processes across the practice and the provision of administrative and logistical support to the Small Animal Department Managers to improve efficiency, reduce clinical impact and ensure Team Leader responsibilities are delivered in a timely fashion.

The successful candidate must understand and uphold the practice’s CARES values through engaging with and promoting positive and effective inter-departmental relationships, including with departmental leaders. They must understand the importance of confidentiality and professionalism and be able to deliver and record practice processes consistently and punctually. They must be a confident, effective and proactive communicator and be able to respond to and effectively prioritise a dynamic workload. Strong attention to detail and accurate literacy and numeracy skills are essential.

Typical duties include:

  • Accurate and timely maintenance of personnel files to enable reliable reporting on and confidential storage of employee information.
  • Scheduling, attending, minuting and contributing to Small Animal Department and HR process meetings. This will include identifying key action points arising and supporting team leaders in their delivery and deadlines, and issuing team communications as required.
  • Booking and preparing meeting rooms, arranging food and setting up IT equipment for meetings.
  • Calculating and reporting on HR metrics as requested by team leaders.
  • Calculating, maintaining and managing annual leave entitlements and requests across the practice.
  • Supporting and delivering recruitment processes, including creating and distributing job advertisements, handling job enquiries, collating and shortlisting applications, scheduling and contributing to interviews and responding to all candidates.
  • Preparing new employee documentation, uniform/equipment requirements and induction programmes and contributing to the delivery of the HR induction for new starters.

Administrating performance and development reviews (PDRs), from scheduling the reviews to driving the PDR action points with team leaders, filing the necessary paperwork and reporting on PDR delivery.
Administrating and accurately recording absences, ensuring appropriate return-to-work processes are followed and documentation received and providing the necessary information for payroll purposes.
Supporting team leaders in the delivery, implementation, coordination and administration of continuing professional development (CPD) plans across the Small Animal Department

If you are a team player who has the motivation and commitment to make a difference then please send your CV and covering letter to evi.collard@bishoptonvets.co.uk

The closing date for applications is Friday 24th June 2022.

Employee Benefits:

  • 31 days holiday (includes 8 Bank Holidays) per annum
  • 1 paid volunteering day per year
  • Private Health Care insurance
  • The 'People’s Pension' pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme subject to eligibility
  • ‘Medicash’ medical cash plan
  • 'Perkbox’ perks and recognition scheme
  • Social/Team events throughout the year
  • Wellbeing initiatives, including access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Fruit Monday and Cake Friday
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Staff pet discount scheme


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