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People Support Assistant

The White Horse Federation
Swindon, Wiltshire
Contract Type
Full Time
Grade L £24,294- £27,803
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
7th April 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
HR Team
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1411588

Please note that applications will be reviewed as received and should a suitable candidate be identified, we may close the vacancy early. Therefore, early application is encouraged.  

The Role: People Support Assistant 

Hours: 37 hours per week (Full time) all year round

Contract: Permanent

Salary: WHF NJC Grade L £24,294- £27,803  

About the role:

The White Horse Federation is a Multi-Academy Trust of 31 schools in Swindon, Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire, committed to providing the very best education for our students.

Our People Team are a key part of the Central team, providing a comprehensive HR service to all of our schools and Central team and we are currently recruiting for a People Support Assistant to join our team. This is an on-site role, based at our Central Office in Swindon where you will join our People Operations Team in providing support for talent and resourcing, onboarding and general HR administration.

We can offer you:

• A busy and varied role where no two days are the same!

• A friendly, supportive team who are committed to providing a high quality service.

• The opportunity to join a forward-thinking Trust with high aspirations for students, staff and school improvement.

• Exciting and relevant CPD and career development opportunities.

• A range of employee benefits including Local Government Pension Scheme, car purchase scheme, Cycle to Work scheme and employee assistance programme.

We are looking for a candidate who:

• Has some office administration experience, ideally within an educational setting.

• Has strong organisational skills and an ability to multi-task successfully.

• Has good IT knowledge including Microsoft Office, Outlook and Teams.

• Has excellent communication and customer service skills.

• Has some knowledge of safer recruitment practices, although full training will be provided.

Would you like to know more?

Our team would welcome informal conversations about this role if you would like to find out more information about this role before applying. Please contact our Central People team to find out more.

Ready to apply?

We hope we have done enough to give you a flavour of what it is like to work here. If you would like to come and join our People Team, then please apply today – we are looking forward to hearing from you.


Safeguarding Statement:

The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this role, you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before an appointment is confirmed. Please note that references will be sought on shortlisted candidates before the interview.

The White Horse Federation values uniqueness and recognises the benefit of having a diverse workforce. We value the contributions of all staff from a wide range of backgrounds and we are committed to building an inclusive workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. At The White Horse Federation, we believe that everyone should be treated with fairness and respect and share a commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at all of our schools. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and operate a fair recruitment process, free from discrimination against the protected characteristics, in line with the Equality Act 2010.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, we will be carrying out an online search as part of our pre-interview checks on shortlisted candidates.

The White Horse Federation

The White Horse Federation