Blairgowrie | 35 hrs | £21,500 to £24,000 DOE | Permanent


Castle Water has an exciting opportunity for a HR Administrator to join our small but busy HR department.

  • Permanent opportunity with an immediate start date
  • Great development opportunities to progress
  • Hybrid working model - role-based opportunities to balance home and office working
  • Modern offices with free parking, and free tea and coffee
  • 28 days holiday and company sick pay scheme
  • Excellent pension and life insurance policies

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About the role

The successful applicant should be able to work to a fast pace and to fixed deadlines, to support all areas of the employee lifecycle and must be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of UK employment legislation. The applicant must demonstrate excellent written and problem-solving skills, along with strong communication and organisational abilities, and must be tech-savvy.

The HR Team is a hardworking and lively environment which will equip you with skills to progress through your HR career. You can expect to be part of a collegial and supportive team, with a strong emphasis on knowledge-sharing, continuous learning, mutual respect, and personal development.

This is a post for someone with confidence and initiative as well as the maturity required to take responsibility and make decisions and be confident of your own abilities and potential.

We can promise you a hardworking and lively environment that will equip you with skills that could be used across many areas of the business. You can expect to be part of a collegial and supportive team, with a strong emphasis on knowledge-sharing, continuous learning, mutual respect, and personal development. We will ask a lot of you, and in return, opportunities for advancement in our company are available for those who put in the effort. We value our people and love to watch them develop and advance in their careers with us.

When we offer you a post, we will help and support you in your work, but be prepared to learn through doing the role as much as undergoing formal training. These posts are for applicants with confidence and initiative as well as the maturity required to take responsibility and make decisions and be confident of their own abilities and potential.


Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all HR related administration is processed efficiently and appropriately
  • Manage HR queries in box; monitor, manage and update HR Hub
  • Support recruitment and selection and interviewing for all staff
  • Process all new starter administration
  • Assist with employee lifecycle administration including leavers
  • Deal with all aspects of the HRIS (Cascade) and resolve any issues that may arise
  • Support with formal meetings for various Employee Relations cases
  • Support with HR related projects as and when required
  • Administer payroll monthly within agreed deadlines and in communication with all parties involved (training will be given)
  • Provide regular reports on HR matters as and when required

Key Skills & Experience

  • Must have previous experience of working in a confidential manner and environment
  • Excellent communication skills written and verbal, to all levels of the company
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience of HR software and payroll systems preferred (although training will be given)
  • Basic knowledge of Employment Law and employment regulations
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise workload
  • To be approachable and knowledgeable when communicating with colleagues

About the company

Castle Water is one of the fastest-growing and most successful companies in the utility sector. Our customers include some of the largest companies and public sector bodies in the UK.

Castle Water aims to deliver the best customer service in the sector. Creating positive interactions in the workplace and between our employees and our customers will help ensure our company continues to draw new and retain existing customers. Not only have we just achieved our 10,000th 5-star Trustpilot review, but we are also winners of the recent Customer Service Excellence Award for the Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Business Star Awards.

Castle Water has a track record of providing excellent customer service, and of developing innovative approaches to utility supply. We have more 5-star reviews on Trustpilot than all other water retailers combined. We pride ourselves on being transparent and treating customers fairly.

Our head office is based in Blairgowrie, Perthshire, within easy commuting distance of both Perth and Dundee. We are embedded in the local community and participate in many local events and activities.


How to apply

If you have the drive, experience, and skills to join Castle Water, click below to apply. We look forward to hearing from you.

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As a responsible employer, the health, safety, and wellbeing of our people is a top priority. Our employees are currently working on a hybrid model from home and in the office. Measures have been put in place in line with government guidelines to ensure a safe environment for those who are working in our offices.