Current vacancies.

Here at Something Big we value our people, and as we grow we continually focus on maintaining our great family culture and office atmosphere. The team is made up of strong, talented experts who are driven to deliver the best in their area of expertise and together we work brilliantly as a team. With continued plans for growth over the coming years Something Big is looking for talented individuals across each area of specialism, be that Account Management, Production, Design, Creative, Digital or Support Services, to join the team.

HR Officer – part time

The Role

Part time – 15 hours per week worked over three days – flexibility on working pattern

Part time – 15 hours per week worked over three days – flexibility on working pattern

As the HR Officer you will be assisting the Finance & HR Director with HR administrative processes and day to day HR activities and will be responsible for ensuring that we maintain accurate, complete and legally-compliant records. You will be the first port of call for all HR queries internally and externally, and will be required to work closely with the Finance & HR Director to ensure that all HR issues are identified and dealt with promptly. This role requires a confident, organised multi-tasker.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Coordinate all recruitment: drafting job descriptions, writing and posting job adverts, all stages of candidate management, coordinating interviews, providing outcomes and feedback to candidates, maintaining relevant records and databases
  • Managing the on-boarding process, from induction to probationary review: drafting offer letters and contracts, ensuring Right to Work documentation is provided, organising and coordinating new starter inductions and probationary reviews
  • Create and maintaining all HR records both online via BreatheHR and hard copy personnel files.
  • Maintain security of all personnel data and ensure compliance with GDPR through regular auditing, appropriate filing and careful record keeping
  • Collate all payroll adjustments and administer all changes including pay increases, promotions, personal information updates
  • Process monthly auto-enrolment pension scheme and ensure auto-enrolment compliance including the administration of all records, re-enrolment and contribution changes
  • Coordinate the off-boarding process
  • Administration of all family leave, other leave, benefits and absence
  • Coordinate all activity and updates in relation to appraisals and performance management tools, knowledge platforms and training tools including induction collateral
  • Be the first point of contact for employees for general HR queries
  • To co-ordinate, and advise on, HASAW across the business
  • Provide monthly HR management information packs
  • Support the Finance and HR director with HR projects as required

Skills and Expertise

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have previous experience within an HR administrative / assistant / officer role
  • Be experienced as the first point of contact for HR related queries
  • Have a good understanding of HR policies and procedures
  • Have experience of managing coordinating all recruitment related activity
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office and previous experience of managing an HR system
  • Be able to demonstrate strong communication skills
  • Work effectively under pressure in a busy and demanding environment
  • Have excellent organisation and time management skills

Personal Skills

  • You will be motivated, bright and willing to take on new challenges
  • With a positive approach and the ability to adapt to changes, you will work well within a dynamic team, meeting deadlines and exceeding customer expectations
  • Be solution focussed with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • A motivated, self-starter with a strong work ethic who can proactively see projects through from start to finish
  • Have the ability to prioritise your own workload and multi-task in a busy, pressurised environment whilst maintaining the highest level of attention to detail


  • GCSE Maths and English Grade C and above, or an equivalent qualification
  • CIPD qualification Level 3 would be beneficial or equivalent relevant experience

Health & Safety

  • Employees must be aware of the responsibilities placed on them under the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) to ensure that the agreed safety procedures are carried out to maintain a safe environment for employees and visitors.


  • This job description is not an exhaustive list of duties, but it is intended to give a general indication of the range of work undertaken and will vary in detail in the light of changing demands and priorities within the Department. Substantive changes in the range of work undertaken will be carried out in consultation with the job holder.

Our Values

  • Passion
  • Fire
  • Enthusiasm and skill

Things to expect working for Something Big

  • 22 days holiday plus 8 public holidays (pro-rata)
  • Cash benefit non-contributory NHS Top-Up Scheme
  • Contributory pension
  • Childcare Vouchers through Edenred
  • Monthly Company Huddles
  • Monthly 121’s with your line manager and annual appraisals
  • Social events throughout the year

Strictly No Agencies