HR Administrator

Wantage, Oxfordshire

Job Title:
HR Administrator

Wantage, Oxfordshire

£23,000 - £26,000 FTE

Contract Type:
Part-time or Full-time, Permanent

Reporting to:
Group HR Manager

Contract Type: Permanent, Part-time or Full-time

Office-based: At least 3 days a week based within the office

Reporting to: Group HR Manager


As part of The Forensic Access Group (incorporating Forensic Access/IntaForensics/Alecto Forensics and Faraday Forensics) this position will work across all our businesses.

This position will be predominantly office based and part of a corporate and fast paced environment. The chosen candidate will work closely with the business and with the HR team.

The main responsibility of a HR Administrator is to actively support the operation of the HR team in providing an effective and professional HR service.  The job holder helps to provide a key HR Service to the business ensuring that high standards are adopted within all elements of HR. 


About The Forensic Access Group

The Forensic Access Group is a leading provider of independent specialist forensic science, toxicology and analytical services companies in the UK. Quality is at the heart of everything we do. Our Experts deliver on this quality with unrivalled depth and breath of experience across the Forensic Access Group, which has led to our work having substantial contributions in many key cases.


Our Headquarters

We are based in Grove Business Park, South Oxfordshire which is set in 32 acres of land on the former Grove Airfield site between Wantage and Grove. These offices are an easy commute from areas of Reading, Swindon, Newbury and Oxford.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that you comply with all reasonable management requests and instructions
  • Comply with all and Company policies and procedures including without limitation, those detailed in our quality management system, the Company employee handbook and anything else released of an official nature.
  • Performing file audits to ensure that all required employee documentation is collected and maintained
  • Responsible for the inputting of payroll changes across the group
  • Updating and maintaining employee benefits, such as pension and healthcare
  • Preparing new employee files and coordinate with managers and other departments regarding the new starter
  • Supporting recruitment campaigns with organising interviews, booking rooms and sending recruitment packs to hiring managers
  • Drafting offer paperwork
  • Ensuring vetting checks are administered
  • Completing termination paperwork
  • Maintaining current HR files and databases and ensure the data is kept up to date, including the HRIS


We would love to speak to anyone who has the following experience and skills:

Excellent administration skills and ideally previous experience within HR.  Experience with Microsoft software packages (Word, Excel etc.).

The following soft skills are also beneficial for this role:

  • High levels of discretion, confidentiality, and diplomacy
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills
  • The ability to function well in a team, to provide support as needed
  • Flexible to changing requirements
  • Willingness to travel to other Group sites


Generic Health & Safety Responsibilities:

  • Take reasonable care of your own health and safety
  • Take reasonable care not to put other people – fellow employees and members of the public – at risk by what you do or don’t do in the course of your work
  • Cooperate with the Company, making sure you get proper training and you understand and follow the company’s health and safety policies
  • Not to interfere with or misuse anything that has been provided for your health, safety or welfare
  • Report any injuries, strains or illnesses you suffer as a result of doing your job
  • Tell your employer if something happens that might affect your ability to work (EG becoming pregnant or suffering an injury)
  • If you drive, or operate machinery, to tell your employer if you take medication that makes you drowsy.


This job description should be regarded only as a guidance to the duties required and is not definitive or restrictive in any way.  It may be reviewed in the light of changing circumstances following consultation with the job holder.


What we offer:

  • A role at one of the UK’s best forensic science companies
  • 25 days holiday (excluding bank holidays)
  • Immediate pension enrolment & Death in service
  • Flexible working schedule
  • Group social activities / Company away days
  • Mentoring opportunities
  • Online Training opportunities
  • Educational Workshops
  • NB: You must be able to pass a SC/NVVP3 security clearance check and have the right to work in the UK.


Please Apply Here.