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HR Administrator




Newbury Manor School, Newbury Nr Mells, Frome, Somerset, BA11 3RG

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£15,834 per annum


37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Priory Education and Children’s Services is a leading company in the UK offering independent behavioural care for commissioners across the UK.  With over 100 high quality schools, colleges and homes we focus on making a real and lasting difference for everyone we support.

HR Frome Services provides recruitment, payroll and generalist HR support to a cluster of specialist educational settings and children's homes based in Frome and the surrounding area. The post holder will be based at the HR office which is in Frome town centre.

We are seeking a HR Administrator to join our busy, friendly team, providing HR support to a cluster of specialist education settings and children’s homes based within Frome and the surrounding area.

The successful candidate will be involved in the recruitment of new employees by providing administrative support to managers, undertaking a range of pre-employment checks, and ensuring recruitment is legal, safe and meets regulatory standards.

You will handle external and internal enquiries, recognising the level of importance of particular enquiries or issues and applying the appropriate prioritisation to ensure the highest level of service. You will also process payroll for one of our settings, ensuring systems are updated in an accurate and timely manner.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated individual looking to begin or develop a career in this environment. Basic IT skills are essential, but no experience is required as full training will be provided. This is a fast-paced and demanding role, and a high level of literacy and numeracy is essential. You will have excellent communication skills, a flexible approach, and be able to remain calm under pressure.

We are seeking a full time member of our team; our core hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, but we can offer some degree of flexibility around start and finish times. Please contact Jo Sellars or Kelly Newton on 01373 469560 if you would like to discuss.

Our Benefits

  • Online discounts and cashback from high street to holidays
  • Free monthly £1,000 colleague lotto
  • We pay for your DBS
  • Career Pathways – Our commitment to your career progression
  • Amazing charity schemes
  • Free parking on site

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For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults.

Please be advised that references will be requested prior to interview for all roles within our schools.


About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.



Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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