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HR Apprentice

HR Apprentice

Helen & Douglas House offers an amazing opportunity to gain insight and experience across all facets of HR within a charity. You will work in the People Resourcing team, experiencing all stages of the employee life cycle whilst making a difference to the lives of children and families. This apprenticeship gives you a solid grounding to kick-start an exciting HR career within Oxford’s specialist children’s hospice.

Department: HR 
Job type: 18 months – Full-time
Working hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £267.75 per week (paid monthly)
Closing date: Friday 18th October 2019

The role:

With support and supervision from the HR team, the post holder will provide specialist administrative support to the People Resourcing and Volunteering (PVR) Department. Main duties will include but not limited to; processing application forms, all pre-employment checks and references, maintaining records, database administration (including MyPage / Reach / Excel spreadsheets) and supporting training and development activities.

Qualifications include: 

  • Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in HR Support (Standard). 
  • Level 3 CIPD Diploma in Human Resource Practice. 
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths, if required. 

 Training Provider: Abingdon & Witney College. For further information, please contact Abingdon and Witney College on 01235 216216 or

What Next?

If you have any questions please e-mail or call the HR Team on 01865 794749 if you would like to have an informal chat about the role or a tour of the hospice. 

The closing date for applications is Friday 18th October 2019. Please complete the application process through the link under the button. Unfortunately, we are unable to accept any CV’s by email or via other websites/Job boards.

Staff working for Helen & Douglas House are required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Helen & Douglas House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

About Helen & Douglas House

Helen & Douglas House, based in Oxford, is the world’s first children’s hospice. We care for terminally ill babies, children, and their families at our hospice and at home. It is a special place that feels like home, where families can make the most of their time together and create happy memories during their children’s short lives. As a charity, we rely almost entirely on voluntary donations to support our work.