HR Assistant – Tower Hill, London

 Refuge is the country’s largest provider of specialist services for victims of all forms of gender-based violence (domestic, sexual, so called ‘honour’ violence, trafficking, prostitution, forced marriage, stalking and FGM). Every day we support over 3,800 women and children in our national network of services. These include Independent Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence Advocacy services (IDVAs/ISVAs and IGVAs), community outreach, specialist refuge accommodation, sanctuary services and culturally-specific services and the Freephone 24 Hour National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Refuge and Women’s Aid). We advise Government and lobby to keep violence against women and girls high on the public agenda. We run award-winning prevention and public education campaigns, managing a busy press office and website, and we are an accredited training provider. We give a voice to the voiceless.


HR Assistant                                                               

REF: 060 HRA

3 months fixed term contract                                       

37.5 hours per week


Tower Hill, London


We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive human resources assistant to join a small but busy human resources team and support in the delivery of a high quality service to the organisation. This is an exciting prospect to gain an introduction to the world of HR and is a great opportunity for someone who wishes to develop a career in human resources.


The role of HR Assistant is a broad and varied position. Your duties will include managing the general administrative support around a wide range of recruitment and learning & development processes, maintaining effective record keeping and filing systems and providing support with employment relations cases by preparing supporting paperwork, generating correspondence and taking meeting minutes. With an ability to prioritise and work to deadlines you must have proven organisation skills most probably gained by working in an administrative/ secretarial function and be capable of operating in a fast paced environment. The successful candidate will have a high level of attention to detail and excellent computer and database skills. All candidates must demonstrate a commitment to the feminist values of empowerment and equality, which underpin all of our work. If you are passionate about customer service and have high standards of delivery this may be the role for you


To apply please complete the application form below and email to

Closing date:  21/10/2016                                            

Interview date: w/c 23/10/2016

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HR Assistant job description

Refuge Benefits – Staff


No agencies please – as a charity we work hard to keep our costs down.

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