HR Administrator Apprentice

Laleham Health & Beauty Ltd

Apprenticeship summary:

PETA Ltd are looking to recruit a HR Administrator Apprentice for a leading health and beauty company. If you have experience in customer service and excellent interpersonal skills, please apply today!

Reporting to the Human Resources Advisor, the HR Administrator Apprentice will provide administrative support to the HR department. This is a varied, hands on office-based position in a fast paced, hands on environment which requires flexibility, enthusiasm, accuracy and attention to detail at all times.

Due to the nature of working in an HR team, this position will work within clearly defined processes and procedures to ensure compliance with statutory and legal requirements. The HR Administrator Apprentice will be required to make empowered decisions referring major issues to the HR team for approval.

This role requires working in partnership with all other departments in the business, at all levels including closely working with our training and development team and Reception area.


The HR Administrator Apprentice will be responsible for providing adminsitrative support to the HR department. Duties to include:

  • Recruitment coordination and administration
  • Preparing onboarding documentation
  • Supporting delivery and coordination of Induction
  • Reception Cover
  • Supporting with email enquiries to the HR team
  • Coordination of Occupational Health/Medical appointments
  • Coordination of HR meetings/Works Council meetings/Stop & Search
  • Leaves of absence administration
  • Leaver processing and archiving
  • Administration support to the HR team including reference requests, change of address and bank details
  • Transcribing meeting minutes
  • Maintaining up to date employee files and systems
  • Coordinating updates for Company benefits
  • Annual document reviews – Expression of wish, change of address, driving license
  • Photocopying and Filing
  • Support with company events and communications including weekly brief, Long Service Awards and Laleham Loves it
  • Booking meeting rooms and supporting with training coordination
  • Carry out any associated projects/requirements as determined by the HR team
Other information

Laleham Health and Beauty are a large growing business, operating over three production sites, within the field of toiletries, pharmaceutical, medical device and nutritional. Within the beauty area we cover a range of categories including body care, skincare, hair care and styling. Working with a variety of blue chip, high street retailers and brand owners across masstige and premium markets mainly within the UK, although our customer portfolio is global in sales.


It is essential that the HR Administrator Apprentice is an excellent communicator, both verbally and written. Other essential criteria include:

  • Organised and methodical
  • Confident nature
  • Administration and customer service experience
  • A basic knowledge and understanding of the principles of relationship building, customer focus, communication, teamwork and flexibility
  • Experience in working as part of a team
  • Energetic and inquisitive
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal confidently with a wide range of people from different departments and levels of the business and within customer accounts.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise workload in order to deal with conflicting demands and meet tight deadlines
  • Systems driven with experience of Microsoft packages, using databases and accurate typing/computer skills
Personal qualities
  • Have an understanding of the necessity of confidentiality
  • Be a good listener, able to respond to customer and market requirements and willing to take the initiative where appropriate
  • Have the ability to apply tact and discretion in the handling of sensitive material and confidential information
  • Be a proactive self-starter with drive and ambition to have your work truly make a difference
  • Be enthusiastic and genuinely committed to providing excellent customer service and discretion
Qualifications required
  • GCSEs in maths and English with at least a grade C / 4 are required.


  • Cash plans and lifestyle discount vouchers
  • Annual staff prizes
  • Free parking
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Free beauty products
  • Positive work environment with a family feel
  • Pension (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • 21 days holiday plus bank holidays
Future prospects
  • There is the potential for a full-time permanent position to be offered to the suitable and successful candidate upon completion of the apprenticeship.
Training to be provided

Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard. You will complete a 15 month apprenticeship which includes 10 days at the PETA training centre in Cosham. You will be supported every 6 weeks with visits from your PETA Learning & Development Coach.

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