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HR Administrator

Posted on: April 4, 2024

Location: Near Shaftesbury

Salary: £25,500 per annum

Category: AdministrationHR and Training

Job Type: Full TimePermanent

We’re recruiting for a full time HR Administrator near Shaftesbury, Dorset.

What you will do as HR Administrator

You will provide a professional and effective human resources admin service for employees and managers.

  • Facilitate the onboarding process for new hires.
  • Manage the offboarding process for departing employees
  • Update employee details on system as changes occur.
  • Handle telephone and email queries professionally
  • Foster effective communication with managers and colleagues
  • Provide administrative support to the HR team
  • Support HR projects
  • Document and follow HR transactional processes
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement

Skills and experience

You should have proven experience in a similar role.

  • Experience of HR Information Systems/SaaS.
  • Good working knowledge of HR policies, procedures and practices.
  • Good understanding of employment laws and regulations
  • Clear and effective communication
  • Experience in a regulated industry is a bonus.

What you will receive

  • 25 days holiday (increasing to a maximum of 28 depending on length of service)
  • Remote working
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Up to date Computer equipment provided to work from home
  • Extra budget for further home working equipment
  • £500 training budget (after 12 months of service)
  • Career progression

This is a full-time hybrid role. You must live within commutable distance of Shaftesbury and the surrounding villages.

Are you the right person for this job? Simply click the Apply Online button. Katherine is recruiting for this role, and she’d love to hear from you. To find out more about looking for work with Octopus, head to our Looking For Work? page.

Octopus Personnel focuses on equality and believes in the value of our diverse characteristics that make each one of us unique. We commit to inclusive recruitment policies, where everyone is welcome to register.

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Contact details for this job

Agent Name: Katherine Bending

Telephone: 01747 825568

Email: enquiries@octopuspersonnel.co.uk

Ref: #2091/18

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Print Finisher

Posted on: March 29, 2024

Location: Hindon (SP3)

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Category: OtherProductionTechnicalWarehouse

Job Type: Full TimePermanent

We’re on the lookout for a Print Finisher to join a thriving printing company near Shaftesbury, situated on the Wiltshire/Dorset border.

 

What you will do as Print Finisher

Your main responsibility will be operating various finishing and enclosing machinery alongside the print production team. This includes operating envelope inkjet, envelope fulfilment inserting, poly enclosing lines, folders, and guillotine. You may also need to assist in the hand finishing department as needed.

Skills and experience

While experience in mechanical finishing and knowledge of print fulfilment processes is preferred, our client is open to training people who are eager to learn. If you’re interested in becoming a Print Finisher and have some relevant skills, don’t hesitate to contact Anna for a chat. Training will be provided for all job aspects. A forklift licence is a bonus but not essential.

Working pattern

 

This is a full-time role from 8am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. The company offers a company pension scheme and free on-site parking. Please note, due to their location, having your own transport is necessary.

 

Are you the right person for this job? Simply click the Apply Online button. Katherine is recruiting for this role and she’d love to hear from you. To find out more about looking for work with Octopus, head to our Looking For Work? page.

 

Octopus Personnel focuses on equality and believes in the value of our diverse characteristics that make each one of us unique. We commit to inclusive recruitment policies, where everyone is welcome to register. 

 

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Contact details for this job

Agent Name: Anna Wiklinska

Telephone: 01747 825568

Email: enquiries@octopuspersonnel.co.uk

Ref: #474/57

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Grounds Person

Posted on: March 29, 2024

Location: Gillingham

Salary: £24,294 per annum

Category: Grounds & Garden Maintenance

Job Type: Full TimePermanent

We are searching for a Grounds Person in Gillingham, Dorset. This is a permanent, full time position.

What you will do.

As a Grounds Person you will conduct general grounds maintenance of open spaces, play areas, and landscaped areas. This will include grass cutting, watering, weeding, hedge cutting, clearing leaves, debris and litter, installation, and hard landscape work. You will also conduct inspections of equipment where required.

  • Build and maintain outdoor structures such as fences, benches, and pathways.
  • Perform general groundskeeping duties including mowing, edging, and weeding.
  • Dig and prepare soil for planting and gardening.
  • Assist with landscape maintenance tasks such as pruning and trimming.
  • Operate and maintain power and hand tools.

Skills and experience.

We are looking for someone with a horticultural qualification or willing to take a qualification, or relevant experience. You should be able to use your initiative and produce good results with a minimum amount of supervision. You will need a full driving licence to be able to drive a company vehicle.

  • Experience in grounds maintenance or a related field preferred
  • Knowledge of landscaping techniques and practices
  • Ability to operate hand tools and power tools safely and effectively
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions
  • Physical stamina to perform manual labour in various weather conditions
  • Excellent time management skills to prioritise tasks effectively

What you will receive.

In return there is 23 days annual leave plus bank holidays and 2 extra days at Christmas.

  • Generous pension scheme.
  • PPE provided.

Are you the right person for this job? Simply click the Apply Online button. Anna is recruiting for this role, and she’d love to hear from you. To find out more about looking for work with Octopus, head to our Looking For Work? page.

Octopus Personnel focuses on equality and believes in the value of our diverse characteristics that make each one of us unique. We are committed to inclusive recruitment policies, where everyone is welcome to register.

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Contact details for this job

Agent Name: Anna Wiklinska

Telephone: 01747 825568

Email: enquiries@octopuspersonnel.co.uk

Ref: #2153/7

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Receptionist/Administrator

Posted on: March 29, 2024

Location: Gillingham

Salary: £25,979 pro rata

Category: AdministrationCustomer Service

Job Type: Part TimePermanent

We are searching for a part time Receptionist Administrator in Gillingham, Dorset.

What you will do as Receptionist Administrator

You will be the first point of contact for members of the public, colleagues, and external organisations. You will support the team in admin, diary management and events.

  • Deliver excellent customer service by providing appropriate information, advice, guidance, and support in a professional and timely manner.
  • Run the reception and provide general administrative support. This includes assisting visitors, responding to emails, telephone calls, opening post, ordering stationery, and preparing documentation.
  • Update website and social media platforms.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with organisations, agencies, volunteer/interest groups and local authorities.
  • Take room hire bookings, maintain accurate records, and liaise with hirers.
  • Support the team with secretarial services, diary management, event organisation, and attendance.

What you will receive.

This is a permanent part time position for 20 hours per week with an immediate start. The working hours are Monday-Friday 9am to 1pm.

Staff benefits include 23 days holiday plus bank holidays and two days at Christmas pro rata, and a generous pension scheme. Your pro rata salary is £14,042 per year.

Skills and experience.

You will need a good level of written and verbal communication skills, IT skills in Microsoft applications and social media, and excellent customer service skills.

Are you the right person for this job? Simply click the Apply Online button. Katherine is recruiting for this role, and she’d love to hear from you. To find out more about looking for work with Octopus, head to our Looking For Work? page.

Octopus Personnel focuses on equality and believes in the value of our diverse characteristics that make each one of us unique. We are committed to inclusive recruitment policies, where everyone is welcome to register.

 

Apply online

Contact details for this job

Agent Name: Katherine Bending

Telephone: 01747 825568

Email: enquiries@octopuspersonnel.co.uk

Ref: #2153/6

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Front of House Server

Posted on: March 10, 2024

Location: Near Gillingham

Salary: £12 + tips per hour

Category: Hospitality

Job Type: Part TimePermanent

We are seeking a friendly and customer-oriented Front of House server to join a countryside pub, just outside of Gillingham, Dorset.

What you will do.

As a Front of House Server, you will be the first point of contact for customers, providing a warm and friendly welcome.

  • Take food and beverage orders from customers.
  • Serve orders to customers.
  • Ensure all areas of service are clear and presentable.
  • Take food and beverage orders from customers.
  • Serve orders to customers, process the bill and take payment.
  • Proactively check customers have everything they need and respond to all customer queries and requests.
  • Learn about products and menus.

Skills and experience for this Front of House role.

  • Experience in a customer service role, ideally hospitality, preferred.
  • Knowledge of food safety regulations is a plus
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in cash handling

What you will receive.

You will receive tips on top of your salary. Hours are negotiable – around 30 per week. There is free on-site parking.

Are you the right person for this job? Simply click the Apply Online button. Anna is recruiting for this role and she’d love to hear from you. To find out more about looking for work with Octopus, head to our Looking For Work? page.

Octopus Personnel is focused on equality and believes in the value of our diverse characteristics that make each one of us unique. We are committed to inclusive recruitment policies, where everyone is welcome to register.

Apply online

Contact details for this job

Agent Name: Anna Wiklinska

Telephone: 01747 825568

Email: enquiries@octopuspersonnel.co.uk

Ref: #2328/3