HR Apprentice

  • Full Time
  • Reading
  • £21,543 USD / Year

Website University of Reading

More than 90 years of excellence

Note: this apprenticeship is due to start in summer 2024, so may suit students who are coming to the end of their current programme of study.

Kick start your career as an apprentice within our Human Resources Office at the University of Reading’s beautiful Whiteknights Campus. Based in HR Operations, you will have the opportunity to work across other service areas as part of your role. You will complete the Business Administrator apprenticeship with Farnborough College of Technology.

This role is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to start their career in business administration, develop new skills, and gain experience within HR.

Based in the HR Operations team, this post will work across different service areas within Human Resources. The purpose of the role is to ensure the efficient operation of the department by providing reception and administration support for all University of Reading staff.

Main duties and responsibilities of the role include:

  • To be responsible for covering the Human Resources Reception.
  • To be responsible for general administration support relating to Human Resources such as checking/raising letters for members of staff.
  • Support a range of activities within the department and be the first point of contact for any associated enquiries.
  • To answer telephone and email queries coming into the Human Resources office.

Desired skills and personal qualities:

  • Communication skills, IT skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative


  • GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
  • GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
  • GCSE or equivalent Business (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

To apply for this job please visit jobs.reading.ac.uk.

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