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KATIE AFFLECK — HR ASSISTANT

Name: KATIE AFFLECK
Job title: HR ASSISTANT
Employer: 2 Sisters Food Group
Qualification: LEVEL 3 CIPD CERTIFICATE HR IN PRACTICE, CURRENTLY WORKING TOWARDS LEVEL 5 CIPD CERTIFICATE HR MANAGEMENT
Salary Range: £15,000 - £20,000

AS AN HR ASSISTANT, WHAT DOES AN AVERAGE DAY INVOLVE?

Working closely with line managers to monitor absence. Answering queries from employees that could relate to pay, working hours or working conditions.

HOW DID YOU GET INTO THIS ROLE?

A year ago, I was working in a solicitors as a claims handler after completing my Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development level 3 HR in Practice certificate. My college tutor contacted me and asked if I would be interested in a HR Assistants vacancy at Fox’s. I jumped at the chance and emailed my CV straight away. I was invited to an interview, offered the role and started within a month.

WHAT’S THE BEST THING ABOUT YOUR JOB?

Meeting all the employees, making sure they are happy and safe at work.

WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF IN FIVE YEARS’ TIME?

Hopefully in an HR advisor role and owning my own house - and having completed a half marathon.

WHAT DO YOU DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME?

I love spending time with family and friends.