Temporary HR Administrator

Salary: £27,513 - £30,570                                                 

Hours: 35 per week or part time hours considered
Location: Hybrid – Home-based / Hampton Wick (KT1) office              

Contract: Temporary – up to 12 months contract

Benefits: 24 days annual leave plus 1.5 days complimentary leave, Online discount portal, car leasing scheme, healthcare cash plan, pension

Why Hastoe’s different

We’re looking for a proactive HR Administrator to join our small yet busy team. You’ll provide generalist HR support on the whole employee lifecycle from recruitment and onboarding, training and development and many more areas, plus you’ll support our important projects throughout the year. This is a great opportunity for someone looking for a new challenge in their HR career or someone looking to get started in their HR career.

In return, we’ll offer support and training through your journey with us, as well as a great office vibe, where a friendly face is never far away. An award winning and leading rural housing provider managing 7,500 sustainable, affordable homes, there’s always a new and exciting project happening at Hastoe. Our regular all-staff get together will allow you to connect and develop great relationships with your colleagues across the company.

The role

You’ll be the first point of contact for our internal colleagues and external candidates, providing excellent customer service in all your duties and supporting the HR Team to complete our daily tasks.

You will also:

  • manage the HR inbox
  • upload vacancies on internal and external job boards, saving applications and facilitating recruitment days
  • prepare offer letters, contracts and other HR letters as required, tracking responses and keeping all internal files up to date
  • ensure an efficient onboarding process for all new applicants; obtaining references and background checks within good time frames, tracking responses and supporting managers with the onboarding process
  • maintain and organise employee records both on the HR Management Information System (iTrent) and in our electronic files
  • assist the HR Team to organise companywide events such as Health & Wellbeing Weeks, Benefits promotions and Corporate Induction Days plus many more


We’re looking for:

If you’ve previously worked in an administrative role, are enthusiastic with a can-do attitude and have the ability to provide a great service to customers then you’ll fit right in. We have some exciting projects planned for this year so you’ll enjoying working as part of a small team being flexible and adaptable when priorities change. You’ll also have a desire to support changes to shape and improve our employee experience.

You’ll also be able to show you:

  • can manage your time effectively, prioritising your workload and be confident working with minimum supervision.
  • have good attention to detail
  • are able to use Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) to an intermediate level

Find out more about the role by taking a look at the full job description.

What you’ll gain:

A personal note from HR Manager:

“Our colleagues are Hastoe’s best asset so our role in HR is pivotal to attracting, developing and retaining the best people. As a team we have some exciting projects to complete this year and you’ll be included every step of the way, learning new skills, developing your skills and improving the way we do things along the way”.

How to apply

Please send your CV and supporting statement torecruitment@hastoe.com by 5pm on Tuesday 6th June 2023.

We will review CVs as they come in and carry out interviews throughout the recruitment process. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we find a suitable candidate so to avoid missing out, don’t delay in applying for this exciting new role.

Your supporting statement should include:

  • Your motivations for applying for this role and what you’ll bring to the HR Team and Hastoe

Please note, CVs sent without a supporting statement will not be considered. 


Annual leave
Family friendly policies and benefits

24 days + 1.5 days complimentary leave

Employer contribution of 5%, giving a total combined contribution of 8% of salary (minimum employee contribution of 3%).

  • Flexible working
  • Discounts for local shops, restaurants and gym membership
  • Cycle and Car Leasing Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (advice service)
  • Health Cash Plan (a type of health insurance)

For more information about the role or enquiries about the application process please contact the HR Team at recruitment@hastoe.com 

This post is subject to background checks.

If your application for this role is unsuccessful, but we feel that you would be suitable for another role, we may contact you to discuss alternative opportunities.

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