SLA08540 - Personnel Assistant

South Lanarkshire Council


£21,497 to £30,147 per annum Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: SLA08540

Job Description

Fixed Term - 18 months 

Vacancies have arisen for Personnel Assistants within Finance & Corporate Resources

The Personnel Assistants will provide a Resource focus to the operational delivery of our service. Key accountabilities include providing professional advice and guidance to managers and employees in relation to personnel policies, procedures and systems.   A good understanding of maximising attendance is desirable. 

The successful applicant should be able to demonstrate good planning and organising skills; excellent communication including providing professional advice with confidence.  In addition, the successful candidate should be able to prioritise work whilst providing the necessary level of support to colleagues, managers and employees.  Applicants should have good customer care skills and be able to co-operate with others at all levels.

This is an exciting opportunity, and you will be given support and training as required to enable you to undertake the role to your full potential, however you should be motivated and have a personal initiative and drive to succeed


Please Apply online - All correspondence will be via your email address registered with myjobscotland.

Foreign Police Check

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

Equal Opportunities and Armed Forces Community Covenant

South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community. As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum behaviour requirements for the position.

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

Additional information for Existing Employees

As this is a Fixed Term position, prior to making your application, please discuss your potential application with your current Line Manager.  In the event that you are being considered for this post, your release to undertake this internal fixed term opportunity would need to be agreed in advance and managed by the service/s or resource/s.

The Individual

As an employee of South Lanarkshire Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:

  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 32 days annual leave
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working and leave, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave.
  • Employee Discounts – including discounts at the cinema.
  • Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support)

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