Assistant: Human Resources

Are you someone with strong interpersonal and communication skills, well-motivated with excellent attention to detail?

An exciting career opportunity has arisen for an Assistant: Human Resources based in a small HR team based at the Town Hall. Full training will be provided. You will be responsible for coordinating and responding to front line HR enquiries and will need to deal sensitively with employees. The role is varied and includes wider administrative responsibilities for the democratic service and corporate team in supporting business improvement. You will need to be well organised, and methodical, and be able to prioritise competing work pressures.

In this role you will be responsible for supporting the provision of the HR function, with particular focus on ensuring policies are communicated. The successful candidate will assist in providing high quality support to staff and managers throughout the Council.

Day to day duties include HR and administration, proactively managing and maintaining complete employee records and dealing with front line customer enquiries.

Thinking of working for the Council of the Isles of Scilly? Here are just some of the benefits which we are able to offer to our employees:

  • Eye care voucher scheme
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • ​​ Flexible Shift Working hours 
  • Defined benefit pension scheme
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Family friendly leave, pay and working arrangements
  • Generous Holiday allowance
  •  A free confidential and impartial counselling service

For an informal discussion please telephone Human Resources on: 01720 424 420 or email


Business Unit: 
Human Resources
Full Time - Permanent
37 per week
£19,554 -£21,166 per annum
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 03 July, 2019 - 1pm
Application Pack: 
Additional Information: 

Application Form
Advertisement Monitoring
Equal Opportunities Monitoring
Guidance Notes
Isles of Scilly Information Sheet
Job Applicant Privacy Notice
Recruitment and Selection Policy

Please submit completed applications to or:
HR Officer
Council of the Isles of Scilly
Town Hall
St Mary's
Isles of Scilly
TR21 0NA

Please note that canvassing of Members or Officers will disqualify you from consideration.

If you require this application pack in an alternative language, in larger text, Braille, easy read or in an audio format, please email or telephone 0300 1234 105.