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Human resources administrative occupations

Average National Salaries (2017)

Age 20

£12,480 pile of coins

Age 35

£23,400 pile of coins

Age 50

£26,000 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: £16,640

What does this career do?

Job holders in this unit group provide administrative support for the human resources (HR) operations within organisations.

Typical tasks

  • supports senior HR staff in the development and implementation of HR and industrial relations policies
  • arranges advertisements for jobs in the relevant media
  • provides practical support for recruitment and selection procedures such as checking application forms, arranging interviews of candidates and ensuring the interview panel receive all relevant documentation
  • provides administrative support for training courses, work placements etc.
  • implements and maintains HR records systems.

Current entry requirements

No formal educational qualifications are required for entry, although most entrants will possess GCSE/S grades. Certification from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development is available, along with relevant NVQs/SVQs at various levels.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed

Male
(2018)
Female
(2018)

Due to insufficient sample sizes, some data was excised.

Predicted employment status in 2022

  • Part-time

  • Self Employed

  • Full-time

Predicted employment levels in the East Midlands

Career related courses available at West Notts

About the statistics

Data is powered by LMI for All and is sourced from labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Institute for Employment Research, the Department for Works and Pensions, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

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*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
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