HR Apprentice (Level 3)

  • Full Time
  • Bletchley, Milton Keynes
  • £15,000
  • Posted 16 May
  • Closing 30 June

About Celestra

At Celestra we provide our clients with the services they need with forward-thinking expertise that develops, implements, and supports innovative and essential technologies. Driving big brands in Hospitality and Retail forward in the digital era, this is what we do!

Celestra is a successful and dynamic Company delivering IT services nationally to the best brand names in the hospitality and retail industries. We build on the essential ingredients required to build strong, long-term partnerships. We become an extension of our clients’ teams as we work together to help them achieve digital visions. With teams spread across the UK, we deliver an exceptional customer experience and speed of delivery which is second to none.

Our clients are investing more and more into the latest technologies driven by the need to deliver an enriched customer experience. No matter the scale or location, we help our clients deliver the right solution with our ability to deploy and install working systems and the infrastructure behind them. The best part of working with Celestra is knowing that whatever the challenge, we will always find the best solution to fit, this is how we serve Star Solutions.

What will you be doing?  

  • Reporting directly to the HR Advisor, providing a wide range of general administrative duties, and using HR systems to keep accurate records in line with current legislation.
  • Always adhering to the Data Protection Act 2018 to maintain confidentiality of employee-related information and data.
  • Building strong relationships within the HR team and all levels of employees across the business.
  • Developing your knowledge by keeping up to date with changes to employment law and combining your learning with day-to-day HR practices.
  • Assist in ensuring the organisation’s compliance with legal requirements related to HR practices.


The Nitty Gritty 🚀


  • Collate data from the HR system relevant to new starters, absences, leavers, overtime, and administrative changes in preparation for payroll.
  • Ensuring completion of all administrative duties relevant to the onboarding & offboarding processes, including but not limited to:
    • Offer letters and contracts.
    • Resignation acknowledgements.
    • Reference requests.
    • Uploading and removal of employees to all relevant HR systems and payroll spreadsheets ensuring data accuracy.


HR Administration & Systems Use:


  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date employee records on all related HR systems, including personal information, attendance, and leave records.
  • Prepare and process HR documents.
  • Managing both the electronic and physical employee files, to ensure all documentation is complete and in compliance with UK legislation and company policies.
  • Generate HR reports as needed, including headcount reports, turnover analysis, and other HR metrics.
  • Completing monthly, quarterly, and yearly audits on the HR Management system Bob to ensure correct data.
  • Assist in the implementation and communication of HR policies and procedures.
  • Support HR initiatives to promote a positive work environment and employee engagement.
  • Handle basic employee inquiries and escalate issues to the HR Advisor when necessary.
  • Maintain a professional and approachable demeanour to foster positive employee relations.
  • Engage, Promote, and assist with employee Engagement strategies and initiatives.


The Skillset 🖊

  • Educated to at least GCSE standard with five passes at Grade C (or equivalent) including English and Maths.

Abilities Skills and Knowledge:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Packages including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise workload and meet strict deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Possession of a confident but helpful manner
  • The ability to always maintain confidentiality in all circumstances
  • Ability to work on own initiative, working under pressure


What do we offer?

  • Modern Offices fully equipped with Pool Table, Tennis Table, and even an on-site pub garden where we BBQ in summer months!
  • Charity events & Team parties!
  • Food Trucks all year round! Pizza, Fish & Chips, Mexican, Hog Roast!
  • Fresh fruit deliveries every Monday & Wednesday
  • Breakfast & Lunch Available! Selection of cereals & toasts and onsite snack shop
  • Coffee & Hot Food van every morning with a selection of hot and cold food and beverages
  • 23 Days Holiday
  • Team Hug every month where you could be up-nominated for some fantastic prizes!
  • Benefits portal offering discounts on retail, hospitality, cinema, flights and so much more!
  • Cycle to work scheme!