HR Administrator BRIDGEND £21,670.44

HR Administrator

Location: BRIDGEND |
Salary: £21,670.44 |
Posted: 20 Sep 2019 |
Closes: 4 Oct 2019 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: UK Central Government Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 8107

Role Responsibility:



G4S Custodial & Detention Services – HMP & YOI Parc


Full Time – 40 hours per week


£21,670.44 per annum


Our employees touch the lives of others every day, providing crucial services to keep them safe and secure. Our success is underpinned by the way we lead and engage with our people


As a Business Unit within G4S, Custodial & Detention Services (CDS) is the leading private provider of custodial services in the UK and manages four prisons, two immigration removal centres, one secure training centre and a number of community contracts in England and Wales. We provide progressive environments dedicated to reducing re-offending and enabling individuals to fulfil their potential back in their local community, and, from the IRCs achieving successful returns to their home countries.


We now have an opportunity for an HR Administrator to join our team at HMP & YOI Parc, a category B prison, in Bridgend, South Wales, currently holding over 1600 men and young people in a secure but modern environment.


As an experienced HR Administrator, you will be used to working in a fast-paced environment and able to manage a variety of different tasks as well as being able to work well under pressure. The successful candidate will be highly organised with excellent interpersonal skills, provide administrative support to the HR Function in line with Company policy and procedures, and will be an integral part of the HR team.


Some of the key responsibilities for this role are:


  • Provide a full and robust monthly Payroll service, administering the payroll system and processes and answering queries to ensure accurate payment
  • Provide a full administrative service.
  • Create and maintain HR records, both computerised and manual for all staff
  • Collate, produce and distribute monthly and/or regular ad-hoc statisic reports for the HR Advisor/HR Officer
  • Assist in the co-ordination of Recruitment activities
  • Maintain effective work systems, ensuring that all correspondence and documentation is dealt with in a professional manner that meets audit requirements.
  • Organise and co-ordinate meetings, diaries and events
  • Maintain comprehensive stocks of all forms and documentation
  • Deal with all routine queries to ensure an appropriate response is provided.
  • Act in accordance with security and operational instructions at all times to ensure the maintenance of security within the secure environment.

The Ideal Candidate:

Excellent communication, good IT skills including Google, Word, Excel and PowerPoint are essential. 

You will be a dynamic and engaging individual with a good sense of humour and who shares our ethics and values. 



At G4S, the philosophy of our prisons is to rehabilitate offenders and equip them to re-integrate into mainstream society on release. Our aim is to create an environment in which staff and prisoners feel safe and causes of prison stress are minimised. Central to our philosophy is the relationship between staff and prisoners. Our training and operational practices emphasise the need to treat prisoners with dignity and respect and G4S staff build positive and supportive relationships with the prisoners in their care. We are seeking to recruit a caring, pro-active and confident professional to help make a real difference to their lives.


If you join us, you will find a secure, friendly and professional working environment and be given all the support, training and encouragement you need to build and develop a successful career with us. Our benefits are as you would expect from a large organisation and include a company pension, comprehensive training, career development, generous holiday entitlement, uniform and access to our on-site gym.


Please note that these vacancies are subject to a 10 year checkable history and the strict vetting standards set by G4S and the Secretary of State for the Home Office and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.


You must be eligible to work in the UK and must have been resident in the UK for a minimum period of 5 years. You will also need to provide full details of your employment and education history for the last 10 years as part of the security screening process for this role.


HMP & YOI Parc is committed to a clean air policy for the wellbeing of its staff, and to protect them from the risks of passive smoking. Our prison is a smoke-free environment, and smoking is not permitted in any area of the establishment. 

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