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HR Assistant

Travel Trade Recruitment
Chester, Cheshire, England
£22000 - £24000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Closing date
20 Feb 2024

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Tour Operator
Full Time
Contract Type
Job function
HR & Training

Job Details

A successful Chester based Tour Operator is looking for a HR Assistant to support the HR Officer in providing an efficient, professional, and pro-active HR Service across the business to managers and employees. The successful applicant must demonstrate that they have a keen interest in HR and they are willing to spend time developing themselves. You must have a strong administrative background, be able to work diligently at pace, be highly organised and be flexible in your approach to meet the demands of a very varied generalist HR role. This role involves comprehensive training and development including daily support to managers and employees across the business, therefore, you must be able to work full time (37.5 hours Monday to Friday) and be based in the Chester Office. CIPD Level 3 (preferred)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the HR Officer in providing a proficient administrative HR service across the organisation.
  • Management of the HR Administration inbox, responding promptly to manager and employee HR queries in line with employment legislation/law.
  • Assist with the onboarding of new starters including issuing new starter paperwork, obtaining references, conducting credit and DBS checks, administer employee benefits.
  • Co-ordinate processes for employee changes to contracts adhering to payroll deadlines.
  • Assist with the processing of leavers, issuing confirmation of resignation letters, liaising with other departments to ensure deactivation is completed, replying and processing reference requests.
  • Liaising with payroll, managers, and employees to ensure processes are seamless.
  • Oversee the recruitment process/administration including posting job adverts, creating job descriptions, using various media channels, allocation of CV's, liaising with applicants, agencies and managers and keeping all records updated.
  • Co-ordinating the probation review process for all new starters.
  • Assisting with the management of Health and Safety across the organisation.
  • Preparing reports and presentation slides for senior management to meet deadlines.
  • Prioritise and action own workload to meet internal and external deadlines.
  • Working with various in-house systems, computer programmes, google documents and other websites.
  • To assist the HR Officer in the smooth running of the HR department.

  • Attend and assist with HR meetings as and when required.

Skills, Experience and Personal Qualities:

  • A basic understanding of HR policies and procedures.
  • Ability to grasp an understanding of basic Employment Law and Legislation quickly.
  • Previous Administration Experience.
  • Previous HR/Recruitment Experience (desirable).
  • Experience of using a HRIS system.


  • GCSE English and Maths: Grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • CIPD Level 3 HR (qualified or working towards)

This is a FULL-TIME office-based position, where you will be required to work a 37.5-hour week, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5.30pm.


Please follow the instructions to apply attaching your CV. This vacancy is being managed by Hollie on 0161 923 6120


Travel Trade Recruitment handles vacancies from hundreds of employers each year. We have a wide variety of permanent and temporary job opportunities within all sectors of the travel industry, including business travel, tour operations, retail travel, and reservations.
We want to help you find the ideal travel industry job, make the next career step, and maximise your potential. We do this by finding out about you, as well as what is important to your career goals and lifestyle aspirations.

We also offer CRS training courses in the four major systems of Galileo, Sabre, Amadeus, Worldspan, and can advise which course would enhance your career.
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Travel Trade Recruitment won three awards in 2009 for Best Travel Recruitment Consultancy, including 'Best UK Travel Recruitment Consultancy' at the Globe Travel Awards, Star Recruitment Consultancy at the Travel Bulletin Awards, and Travel Recruitment Company of the Year at the recent British Travel Awards. We are an official ABTA Industry Partner, Members of the Institute of Travel and Tourism (IATA) and the Recruitment and Employment Confederation.

All information supplied to Travel Trade Recruitment will be dealt with confidentiality. Your details will not be passed onto a Client without your specific permission.

Our service to job seekers is completely free. Contact your nearest office and speak our friendly consultants for free advice, or register for our online recruitment services at

London Office
Tel: 0203 887 9444

Birmingham Office
Tel: 0121 222 2624

Manchester Office
Tel: 0161 923 6120

Leeds Office
Tel: 0113 394 4147

Scottish Division
Tel: 0141 248 5222

Temp Division
Tel: 0203 887 9444



Company info
0203 887 9444
3rd Floor, 1 Aldgate

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