HR Apprentice

Vacancy Details

  • Gatehouse Bank

  • Milton Keynes

HR Support
Gatehouse Bank is a pioneering UK bank offering Shariah compliant banking services. The Bank has offices in London, Milton Keynes and Wilmslow, and is a subsidiary of Gatehouse Financial Group Limited.


Gatehouse Bank is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Founded in 2007, the award-winning Bank offers savings products, home finance and finance for UK commercial and residential real estate, in addition to sourcing and advising on UK real estate investments with a focus on the build to rent sector.


This role involves the responsibility of working to the highest standards to ensure all statutory and regulatory requirements for HR Administration and Compliance are met at all times.


HR administration may be subject to internal and external audits to ensure compliance with HMRC, Home Office and GDPR requirements.


The HR Assistant is an exciting role, reporting into the HRBP providing day to day HR support to the HR Team and wider organisation.


·         To assist in building the profile of Human Resources within the Company;

·         To manage the administration of the HR owned mailboxes and general enquiries;

·         Maintain electronic and hard copy employee personal information;

·         Provide support in the maintenance of Bank wide people information and MI (incl. org charts)

·         Process payroll and benefit administration

·         Participate and support the implementation of ongoing projects relating to HR Administration;

·         Provide support with general administration duties relating to all stages of the employee cycle (joiners, movers, leavers);

·         Liaise with neighbouring support teams e.g. Finance, IT

·         Support in creating efficiencies in processes wherever possible

·         Assist with internal inventories and audits of people records and accompanying processes

·         Assist in the administration of cyclical HR tasks e.g. Payround, appraisals

·         Liaise with outsourced HR and Talent & Development providers to support administration of processes and management of systems

·         RISK & SMCR administration

·         Assist in organising the Pre-Employment and Annual Screening process

·         Any other duties commensurate with the grade and level of responsibility of this post




Required knowledge & skills:

·         Excellent organisational and administrative skills

·         Good IT knowledge, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other Microsoft packages

·         Good communication skills

·         Proactive approach and ability to use initiative


Beneficial knowledge & skills:

·         Knowledge of UK employment legislation;

·         Knowledge of right to work and immigration processes;

·         Strong negotiation skills;

·         Understanding of the operations of a financial services environment.

·         Excellent attention to detail;


Personal Skills:

·         Ability to organise and prioritise whilst working at pace;

·         Proactive approach and ability to take initiative.


Location – MK7 8LF