Closing date: 6th Mar 2020


Location: Bury

Job Type: Fixed Term, approximately 18 months - 37 hours per week.

Job Description:

Six Town Housing is a housing management company and look after 8,000 homes and their surrounding neighbourhoods for Bury Council. We provide a wide range of services, with a lot of varied and exciting activity across the organisation and local community.

There are 4 members of our friendly People Team and we pride ourselves on being forward thinking and doing things a little differently. Our aim is to ensure that all our employees have a great experience whilst working for Six Town Housing and are able to reach their full potential here.

A main focus of the role is providing fantastic customer service to our employees. We work with all levels of staff therefore you must feel comfortable talking and listening to, as well as advising, a wide range of people. We are often tasked with problems to solve so you must be able to look for and research the correct answers to provide to people.

The next few months are an exciting time for the team as we are looking to implement a new HR Information system that will modernise the way we operate and will free up time to allow us to concentrate on more fun and creative HR activities. A key part of the role will be helping us to get this system up and running therefore we are looking for someone who is tech savvy, with a keen eye for detail who is happy using systems.

Entry Requirements

To apply for the role you MUST meet the following criteria;

·         You have achieved or on track to achieve a grade 4 (C) in Maths & English GCSE

·         Be willing to learn, and have demonstrated an aptitude for learning at pace

·         Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work alone without constant direction

·         Ability to prioritise workload and consistently meet deadlines

·         Hold full British Citizenship

Due to the funding for this position priority will be given to applications from individuals who live in Bury.

Course Details

As part of your apprenticeship you will study towards either the Human Resources Support Apprenticeship (Level 3) or the Human Resource Consultant/Partner Apprenticeship CIPD (Level 5). The level of apprenticeship and the apprenticeship provider will be discussed with the successful candidate, however information about the contents of the apprenticeships can be viewed via the links below:

Level 3 -

Level 5 -  

The apprenticeship is likely to involve “on the job” training, visits from an Assessor to the workplace or attendance at a college, an internal Mentor to provide ongoing guidance, online learning and creating a portfolio of evidence.


How do I apply?:

To apply please apply to  by 4.00 pm on the 6th March 2020.

Your application should include:

  • A brief summary of what skills and experience you have

  • Why you would like to pursue a career in HR

Your application should cover no more than 2 sides of A4.

Please contact Rachel Shorrock, HR Advisor on 07768143630 for more information about the role.

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