Office Based: Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Job reference: 73

Contract type: Permanent

Full time: 37 hours, 5 days per week working Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

Salary: up to £20,238 per annum (dependent on experience)


-           25 days annual leave

-           Cash Wellbeing Healthcare Plan Cover

-           Death in service benefit

-           Option to buy up to 5 days annual leave

-           Discretionary shut down days at Christmas

-           1 Community Leave Day per annum

-           Bike to work scheme

About us:

Giving people a voice – and making sure it’s heard – is something POhWER does every day. We’re all about promoting equality, challenging unfairness and giving disadvantaged and vulnerable people access to high quality information, advice and advocacy services. POhWER is a registered charity that provides a range of services across the UK.

We are looking to recruit people who share our core values and can demonstrate that they apply and live those values in their daily working practice.

About the role:

We have an exciting opportunity for an HR Administrator to provide comprehensive administration support to the HR team at POhWER. 

The successful candidate will support the HR team by ensuring that all contractual changes are logged and letters issued in a timely manner, monitor the HR Inbox and incoming emails, ensure that personnel records are kept up to date and current and make changes as appropriate/needed on the HR database.

The HR Administrator will pro-actively work with the HR Team to support on projects as needed, co-ordinate new starters, carry out right to work checks, collect reference requests and ensure that the correct paperwork is received to complete the DBS checking process.

The successful candidate will also support recruitment campaigns as directed/needed and monitor leavers and issue appropriate paperwork.

We are looking for someone who has excellent knowledge of the MS Office suite and good administrative, organisational and time management skills with the ability to work accurately, with attention to detail.  The successful candidate will ideally have knowledge and experience of working within a HR Team.

The successful candidate will have a confident and positive attitude as well as a strong team player with a flexible approach to meet needs of the team/business.  You will have the ability to work confidently and independently with staff at all levels in the organization with a commitment to a high level of confidentiality.

For further information about the role please download the job description and applicant pack here.

How to apply

We’re keen to get someone started in this role. If you think this sounds like the ideal job for you, please apply as soon as possible as we may close this job advert early if we receive a high number of applications.

Please submit your CV and cover letter (cover letter no longer than 1 side of A4) before the application deadline. In your cover letter please include your reasons for applying for the role, how you meet the person specification criteria, and your notice period.  Please submit your CV and cover letter to [email protected] quoting reference 73.

Closing date: 6th July 2022

Interviews: TBC


For an informal discussion please contact 07580 840908 and ask for a call back from Julie Born, People Director.

We are looking to recruit people who share our core values and can demonstrate that they apply and live those values in their daily working practice.

A DBS check will be required for this post.

There are also possible volunteering opportunities available within POhWER across the whole of England, to get more information on these opportunities please visit

A DBS check will be required for this post.

POhWER is an equal opportunities employer, holder of the Investors in People Silver award and a member of the MINDFUL EMPLOYER scheme. We are a member of the Positive about Disability scheme and disabled applicants who meet all the essential criteria will be guaranteed an interview.