Richmondshire District Council

Title: HR Support Officer

Salary: Grade 6, £19,544 - £20,344 (SCP 18-20)

Contract Type: 8 Month Fixed Term Contract

Working Pattern: Part time

Hours: 18.5

Job Reference:RES HR 04

Richmondshire District Council has an exciting opportunity for a motivated and flexible individual to provide administrative support to their small but busy HR team on a fixed term, part time-basis.  

The successful candidate will undertake various administrative tasks, supporting the HR team in all aspects of their work where required. But the main focus is in supporting the recruitment process, such as preparing applications for shortlisting, inviting candidates for interview, co-ordinating interview schedules, and liaising with applicants.

Excellent communication skills are essential so that everyone involved is kept up to date. As is a high level of attention to detail, as you will also be producing recruitment documentation such as offer letters and requesting employment references. IT skills are required so that you can ensure all our records and trackers are up to date and we can ensure a smooth transition of new starters to our payroll function.

We are a small, responsive team and you will need to be able to prioritise effectively to manage a demanding workload.

The post is offered on a part-time, fixed term basis of 18.5 hours a week. The preferred working pattern includes Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday or slightly longer days on a Tuesday, Thursday & Friday.

For more information on the role please contact Jo Holland, HR & Payroll Manager on 01748 901021.



  • Closing date: 10am Monday 18 November 2019
  • Interview date: Thursday, 28 November 2019


An application form must be completed. CVs alone will not be accepted.

You can also obtain/return application forms by:

  • Email:
  • By post: Human Resources, Richmondshire District Council, Mercury House, Station Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4JX

We value diversity in our workforce and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview. Applications invited from all sectors of society, as covered by the Equality Act 2010.

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