Full Description

Scottish Refugee Council (SRC) are an independent charity, supporting people in need of refugee protection. The people they work with have fled horrific situations around the world and come from countries where conflict is rife and human rights abuses common.

When these people arrive in Scotland, a new journey begins. The UK’s asylum system is tough and takes its toll on individuals and families. Settling into a foreign country and a whole new system can be disorientating and challenging.

Through SRC’s direct services, they provide practical support, advice, and a listening ear to help people rebuild their lives in a sustainable and meaningful way. SRC work with communities and community groups, they speak out against an unjust asylum system, and campaign for policy changes that make a positive difference to people’s lives. This incredible charity stands with people seeking protection and are inspired by the many ways refugee communities have enriched Scottish culture and society.

The opportunity has arisen for an HR Administrator to join Scottish Refugee Council. In this fast paced role, the new HR Administrator will be the first point of contact for all general HR enquiries, as well as the main support to the managers with the operation and delivery of the charities HR policies. You will also assist the HR team with the recruitment and onboarding process for new employees, support the resource team in research and development of policies and procedures, and support in the annual appraisal process.

The HR Administrator will ensure all Disclosure Scotland Forms for staff are processed and records maintained in line with the organisation policy and procedures, ensure accurate and up to date information is available to all staff and that SRC are operating within the pensions regulatory framework. All duties must be carried out with discretion and confidentiality.

Scottish Refugee Council are seeking a competent administrator or graduates with excellent IT skills, minute taking experience, and an ability to draft routine and non-routine correspondence/reports. You will have the ability to prioritise your workload, working to tight deadlines. A current knowledge of employment legislation and previous HR experience would be advantageous, although training will be provided if required. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and fantastic communication abilities, both oral and written. You will have a commitment to the work of the Scottish Refugee Council and to its values, equality aims, policies and procedures.

How To Apply

Please email us at [email protected] or call us on 01786 542 224 to request an information pack. You are advised to get in touch well in advance of the closing date to give us time to consider your application and pre-interview the strongest applicants.

Closing Date: Midday, Monday 15th August

Interview Date: TBC

This search is being conducted exclusively for Scottish Refugee Council by BTA (Bruce Tait Associates). Our leadership team has all worked extensively in and with the voluntary sector and academia and we use this experience to match organisations and individuals to create great appointments.