Human Resources Assistant

HR / Recruitment


Human Resources Assistant - Initially a 3 month FTC

We have an exciting vacancy for a proactive and enthusiastic individual to join our HR team. This is a fantastic springboard into the world of HR and would give some great experience of a busy HR team. You will be working closely with the Senior Human Resources Advisor in the timely and accurate processing of all aspects of the employee life cycle and supporting the team with ad hoc projects.

Key Attributes & Responsibilities:
  • Collate new starter and transfer information from the recruitment system, ensuring that the appropriate authorisation has been provided. Liaise with the wider operational HR team regarding any queries.
  • Raise contracts for all monthly paid new starters and existing employees and ensure that the relevant contracts, policies and paperwork are issued.
  • Process changes to employee records on the HR system and confirm any changes in writing to the employee. To include starter, leaver and transfer actions and pay changes.
  • Ensure all relevant paperwork has been received and saved to the employee file, including the correct right to work documents.
  • Chase any outstanding documentation needed for monthly payroll processes.
  • Communicate confidently and courageously with the Operational and Resourcing teams regarding terms and conditions and processes.
  • Update and record outcome of pre-employment medical questionnaire on HR system, liaising with HRBP and ER Partner where required.
  • Liaise with Support Services with regards to Council Tax to ensure deductions from payroll are accurate.
  • Process any Tupe changes, including starter and leaver actions and the collation of necessary documentation.
  • Manage all documents in line with legislation, GDPR requirements, Company policy & procedures and working practices.

The Ideal Candidate:

We are a looking for a strong team player that can demonstrate confident communication skills and a keen eye for detail.

You need to be able to work your way around MS Office and have strong administrative skills. Experience of a HR System is preferable but not essential, we will provide full training.

What You Get In Return:
  • 33 days annual leave (including bank holidays) with the ability to buy and sell up to 5 days holiday (pro rata)
  • 20% off in Marston’s pubs and accommodation through our Privilege Card
  • Marston’s Rewards Programme (discounts on many high street and online major retailers)
  • Company Contributory Pension Scheme (matching contribution up to 7%)
  • Life Assurance (via membership of the Group Pension Plan)
  • Group Income Protection (via membership of the Group Pension Plan)
  • Employee Assistance programme: which includes various wellbeing support services, such as a completely confidential 24/7 telephone helplines, access to online services and provision of up to 6 counselling sessions will be offered, as part of our wellbeing support services
  •  Apprenticeship Programme – we offer training & development at any stage of your career
  • Long service Recognition
  • A fun, inclusive working environment
Our Company:

At Marston’s we’re on a journey to create pubs to be proud of through being guest obsessed, continually raising the bar and driving growth across the business. It’s an incredibly exciting time to be joining us, and we’re looking for people who can inspire others through their passion for guest experience and driving performance.

As a dedicated pub business, we have clear and bold aspirations for the future. Working together we aim to create more happy, memorable, moments that truly matter for our guests and people every day.

We’ve been running pubs and brewing beer in one form or another for nearly 200 years. Now we’ve got c1,500 pubs, and around 12,000 teammates working in our pubs, bars, lodges and offices across the UK, who all share our passion and now we’re looking for more like-minded people to join our family!

Our commitment to our colleagues is underpinned by a very clear set of values and behaviours, which are at the heart of everything we do. It’s these that makes working here the very special place that - Marston’s is known to be.

We are Guest Obsessed- we put our guests first always, aiming to delight them when they’re in our pubs.

We Raise the Bar- we’re committed to each other, the business and being the best version of ourselves.

We will Grow- we question ourselves and each other, to ensure we’re always being the best we can possibly be.


At Marston’s we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. We know people are happiest when they can be themselves at work. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital status, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave.