HR Apprentice – Bolton

“Working within the People team is fast paced and every day is different, we work together and have a great team, support and guidance is always available”

Libby, HR Advisor

What will you be doing:

You will be supporting and providing administration support to the HR Manager and People team to ensure an effective HR service for Aptus Utilities Limited.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the recruitment process including liaising with recruitment agencies and other external sources
  • Arrange and co-ordinate interviews
  • Maintain up to date job vacancy information on company website and recruitment platforms
  • Assist with new starter inductions
  • Liaise with IT support for new starters, leavers and role changes
  • Coordinate employee development opportunities/changes
  • Assist and maintain in the administration of holiday and sickness records
  • Assist with company benefit schemes and provide information upon request
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure HR information is communicated and relevant paperwork is provided
  • Provide HR administration support to the management team
  • Assist in note taking at relevant HR meetings, including but not limited to return to work meetings, welfare meetings and disciplinary meetings

What we ask from you

  • High level of confidentiality
  • Ability to work within timescales and to deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Word and Excel
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels
  • Understanding of and commitment to the company values
  • Evidence of interest in, and commitment to, the success of the Aptus Utilities Limited
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, demonstrating professionalism in dealings with all staff
  • Knowledge of general office practices and procedures
  • Able to demonstrate high levels of initiative and motivation
  • Must be able to multi-task and keep calm under pressure
  • Experience in a similar working industry – desirable
  • Previous HR administration experience – desirable
  • Mental Health First Aid trained – desirable

What we can offer in return:

  • Benefits include cashback plans including eye-care, dental & prescriptions, to name just a few….. please click on our benefits brochure to view further details
  • Gym, fitness and retail discounts
  • Donate a Day – we will gift you an extra day off each year to do something for charity or within the community
  • Mentoring and ongoing guidance, not only to settle you into your role, but throughout your career with Aptus
  • We promote physical and mental health and provide additional support to our employees via our Employer Assistance Program all year round

Link to Apprenticeship vacancy can be found here –

Job Type: Full time, Permanent Position

Location – Aptus House, Unit 19-20 Wingates Business Park, Barrs Fold Road, Bolton, BL5 3XP.

Whats next?

Please send your CV and contact details to

If you are shortlisted for this role, you will be contacted by a member of our People Team or Manager, who will usually arrange a short telephone interview before arranging a face-to-face interview.

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