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HR Support Level 3

Company Name:
Blue Bombini
Apprenticeship Standard:
HR Support Level 3
26 Jan 2023
Vacancy Type:
Working Hours:
Monday-Friday 9am-5:30pm
Yearly Holiday including Bank Holidays:
Job Advert
HR Apprentice
Blue Bombini
North End
National minimum wage for age (see Things to keep in mind), Monday-Friday 9am-5:30pm, 1 hour lunch, 37.5 hours a week
The role will require travelling to the Portsmouth, Brighton and Bognor Regis offices on a regular basis. Living in West Sussex is ideal.
This role is subject to a successful DBS check that the employer will provide
Able to travel between the various offices in Portsmouth, Brighton and Bognor Regis - a driving license and access to car would be beneficial
The Blue Bombini group offers various Property Services and includes HIVE Client Services, PS&B (Sussex) Ltd, Victory Insurance Services, Lease X, GJ Surveying & Management and Carr & Priddle.
This is a group-based generalist role and will involve working with all colleagues and across all sites. As a generalist role, it will involve all aspects of the employee life cycle.
  • Understand the role of HR within the organisation
  • Participate in the identification and implementation of specific HR projects, procedures, and guidelines
  • Complete HR administration including processing new starters, leavers and ensuring compliance records are up to date.
  • Support managers and provide hands on guidance on HR policies and procedures
  • Support Managers on recruitment matters
  • Support change management processes
  • Maintain accurate HR records
  • Monitoring and reporting on timekeeping, holidays, sickness, and attendance
  • Support managers in return-to-work interviews
  • Taking minutes at internal HR meetings
  • Work with external HR advisors
  • IT and numeracy skills, with strong IT skills
  • Organisational and planning skills
  • Time management skills
Personal qualities
  • Confident and proactive team player with strong customer service and problem-solving skills
  • Integrity and approachability, as managers and staff must feel able to discuss sensitive and confidential issues
  • Curiosity and a willingness to challenge organisational culture where necessary
  • The ability to work well under pressure
  • The ability to juggle multiple tasks and to prioritise your workload

GCSE 9-4/A*-C in English and maths or Functional Skills Level 2 in both, proof of certificates is required
Due to the demands of the role, applications with less than the required grades will not be considered. Equally, applications received without stating GCSE maths and English/Functional Skills/equivalent results will not be considered.
What does the programme include?

An apprentice following this programme will be expected to develop organisation-specific knowledge, a sound business understanding about their organisation and a good understanding of employment law and the HR policy framework of the organisation.

They will also demonstrate an understanding of the role of HR within their organisation and the HR systems and processes used. The main units covered are:
  • Developing yourself as an effective HR practitioner
  • Understanding organisations and the role of HR
  • Recording, analysing and using HR information
  • Supporting good practice in managing employment relations
  • Resourcing Talent
  • Delivering learning and development activities
What qualifications will be achieved?
  • HR Support Standard
  • Level 3 Certificate OR Diploma in Human Resource (CIPD)
What attendance is required?

College attendance is every Tuesday 10am-5pm at the Highbury campus. Time spent training will come under the working hours per week.

It is a Government requirement for you to spend 20% of your apprenticeship working towards your “Off the Job Learning” – off the job learning can consist of college attendance, coursework, project related work, employer training, mentoring and coaching.

Learning and assessment

Apprentices build a portfolio of work and work place assessors will be in regular contact to provide support, and to arrange on-site visits to observe the apprentices’ ability and skills in their daily role. It is important for the apprentice to take ownership of their own learning by seeking out opportunities to gain new skills on the job with the employer.

Apprentices and employers will be enrolled on our award-winning e-Portfolio system “OneFile” to enable both parties to upload evidence of learning and to track progression through the programme.

The apprentice’s final grade will be determined by the collective assessments known as “the end point assessment”. The assessments include:
  1. A consultative project covering the knowledge, skills, and competence in your chosen options in a HR environment.
  2. Professional Discussion (Apprentice to demonstrate that they can apply the broad range of knowledge, skills and behaviours in the Standard).
The Apprentice will also have to submit end of unit assignments which contribute to them gaining their Level 3 Certificate OR Diploma HR CIPD Qualification

All apprentices will be required to apply directly to the CIPD for Student Membership, for which there is an annual fee. Without membership, students will not be able to achieve the CIPD qualification. For further details please go to: https://www.cipd.co.uk/membership

Successful completion of this standard enables the apprentice to apply to become an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.
Future prospects
Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, and subject to progress as an employee, Blue Bombini would like to offer you a full time job. To work towards additional HR qualifications and take on more responsibility within the group.
Things to keep in mind
  • Wage - under 18: £4.81, 18 to 20: £6.83, 21 to 22: £9.18, 23 and over £9.50
  • Right to work check will be carried out
  • Full induction will be provided
  • Career plan will be discussed
  • 20 days annual leave excluding bank holidays
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme