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The HR and Administration Industry provides services which lead to the running of a business on a day to day basis, supporting staff in training, customer service and recruitment.

This industry is made up of a variety of jobs that will be suitable for a wide range of individuals at all educational levels. Within this industry there is opportunity to start at an entry level and work your way up, begin as an apprentice or come in at a graduate level. The variety within this industry means that there is a broad spectrum of roles to suit most people and their situations.

Some examples of roles within this industry are HR advisers, business support officers, recruitment consultants, customer service advisors, call handlers to name a few.

The HR and administration industry is becoming more prominent, with more recruitment agencies, HR firms and customer service business surfacing, this industry is coming into its own.

However, many companies continue to have their own integrated HR and administration services, therefore, if you want to work within this industry you can do so in a direct and indirect way. To work directly in this industry would be to work for a HR firm or a recruitment agency and to indirectly work within this industry would be to work for a company which deals with their own HR and administration but may be aligned to another employment industry such as Energy or Construction.

Within this industry there are a number of sub sectors which more accurately describe the activities which employees undertake, look into the sectors further please look at the section pages to find out more information.

Did You Know?
Over a third of Administrative and Secretarial workers are classed as working in the ‘public administration, education and health’ sector. The other sector that represents a large proportion of these workers is banking, finance and insurance.

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Administrative Assistant
Closing Date:
30th November 2018
Salary:
9.87 per hour
Location:
RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk
Full Time 37.50 hours per week. You will perform various administrative and clerical duties in support of the Commander and the Chief of Aerospace Medicine. This will include using varied functions of word processing to create, format, modify, edit and print...
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Administrative Assistant RPA 400354
Closing Date:
29th November 2018
Salary:
9.87 per hour
Location:
RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk
Full Time position: 37.50 hours per week. You will serve as the main contact for various administrative support programs within the Squadron as well as serving as the liaison with personnel flights on personnel issues.
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Business administrator/ Accounts apprentice : Cargo Secure Ltd
Closing Date:
3rd December 2018
Salary:
£148.00 p/w
Location:
Felixstowe, Suffolk
This position will be an apprentice position within the accounts function of Cargo Secure.
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Apprentice Business Administrator : ZEROTAXIS ELECTRIC LIMITED
Closing Date:
7th December 2018
Salary:
To be agreed upon appointment
Location:
Norwich, Norfolk
To provide customer service and business assistance to customers, clients and colleagues. Zero Taxis are looking for an individual who will look to forge a career with them in the long term. You will answer calls, provide logistic support to drivers & help you...
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Service Support Apprentice - Rent Income Department : Great Yarmouth Borough Council
Closing Date:
2nd December 2018
Salary:
£136.90
Location:
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
An exciting opportunity to learn and develop and begin a career in administration at Great Yarmouth Borough Council working within a busy office providing administrative support and helping us to deliver high quality services to the Borough’s residents.
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Medical Administrative Assistant RPA 345665
Closing Date:
27th November 2018
Salary:
8.78 per hour
Location:
RAF Lakenheath, Suffolk
Full Time 37.50 hours per week on a fixed schedule (Monday - Friday). You will perform various administrative duties for the base hospital to include ensuring all pre-operative requirements have been accomplished, booking nurse pre-operative clinic appointmen...
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