HR & Reception Administrator

Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
Salary: £20,000 per annum

HR & Reception Administrator


The Things You Need To Know: 

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8am - 5pm ( with 1 hour unpaid break)

Office Based: Yes

Salary: £20,000



  • 30 days holiday + 3 bank Hols (Christmas, Boxing day and New Year’s day)
  • Auto Enrolment Pension Plan
  • Long Service Awards
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Onsite free and secure car park


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure Both HR Systems and Employees E Files are kept up to date
  • Support the HR team with the new starter process including related administration work
  • Produce letters where required
  • Take calls from the absence line. Updating the absence tracker and communicating as appropriate to Managers on a daily basis.
  • Manage the Return to Work (RTW) process as part of the Absence process
  • Conduct welfare calls to short term absent employees
  • Liaise with both payroll and HR advisors
  • Carry out Reception tasks such as Post, ordering stationary and liaising with Cannon.
  • Ensure that reception is presentable at all times for visitors


What you need for this role:

  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Works well in a team, as well as independently
  • Numerical ability to record and analyse data
  • IT literate (MS office tools including excel)
  • Demonstrates a can do positive attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Shows Initiative


Poole Bakery produces chilled savoury rolls, savoury hot pies, pasties and slices. The business has been producing products at its current site since 1937 and previously as Millers of Poole.

Home of the Walls pastry brand, Poole Bakery is proud of its dedicated Research & Development Team and Manufacturing Operations, based on a culture of continuous improvement and innovation is high on its agenda. Poole has a strong culture of consumer insight. This is underpinned by in-depth food knowledge, with dedicated on-site development chefs working on new products that are driven by food values and quality.

We look forward to hearing from you.


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