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hr office assistant apprentice

Chichester Depot | Full Time | 40hpw

Location: Chichester

Hours: 40 Hours per Week - Monday to Friday

About Us

With over 175 years of experience in the timber and building industry, Covers is a family run business. And family doesn't just stop with our business, we channel this ethos all the way to our staff and customers.

​Start your career, with Covers.

Duties & Responsibilities

You will be required to provide an efficient administrative service within the HR and Training Department. Duties to include:

1. Providing a full administrative service using Word, Excel and in-house systems.

2. General administration to include filing, typing, data entry, shredding, scanning and receiving incoming calls.

3. To order stationary and training room supplies for the HR and Training Department.

4. To collect and distribute the post within the HR and Training Department.

5. To prepare the training room. Duties to include setting up the room, preparing drinks, washing up etc.

6. To check daily the HR Inbox

7. To regret unsuccessful applicants by email or letter.

8. To send out application forms and job description to potential applicants.

11. To send out memorandums, risk assessments and other documents and to track receipt acknowledgments.

12. To invite applicants for interview. Sending correspondence and arranging meeting rooms etc.

13. To make up New Starter Folders for all new employees.

14. To assist with New Starter Inductions as required.

Applicants should be professional and confident, able to communicate at all levels and work well as part of a team.

Experience of Microsoft Word and Excel and the ability to prioritise workload is essential.

During this 15 month apprenticeship you will learn and gain an insight into all areas of a HR and Training Department. The successful applicant will also undertake a Level 2 in Business Administration whilst undertaking their normal duties. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to pursue a career in Human Resources, Training or Administration.

This is a government funded apprenticeship scheme and therefore attracts an apprenticeship rate of pay.


Hours of work are Monday to Friday from 08.00am to 17.00pm with a one hour break for lunch.

Some of our additional benefits include:

  • Opportunity to join Company Pension Scheme

  • Death in Service Benefit

  • Staff Discount Scheme

  • Company Bonus Scheme

  • Access to Covers Advantage - Money saving platform with Large Retailers

  • 24 Days holiday plus bank holidays plus Long Service Days

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

  • Staff Events

Job Types: Full-time, Apprenticeship

Pay: £15,000.00-£16,000.00 per year



  • Monday to Friday


Work Location: In person



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