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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/10/2021.

HR Graduate Intern

Job Reference: 845-LOC2156

Locala Community Partnerships CIC
Social Value
£18,546 to £19,918 per annum

Locala embraces diversity and inclusion and strives to become an organisation that celebrates and values the individuality of our colleagues lived experiences.

Locala recognises the value that inclusivity brings when delivering equitable, high quality healthcare to our local communities.

If you are CARING and AMBITIOUS – then join Locala and BE PART OF IT.

Graduate Internship Opportunity

Post Title: HR Graduate Intern

Job Type: Fixed-term (6 month Graduate Internship)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Virtual Internship

Are you a 2020/2021 university graduate that lives in Kirklees, Calderdale or Bradford?

Welcome to Locala it’s time to help shape the future…

About Us:

Locala Health and Wellbeing is proud to be an employee owned provider of NHS community healthcare services to people in Kirklees, Calderdale and Bradford helping to create ‘Better Lives’.

We are committed to promoting inclusive practices in our day to day interactions and celebrate the diversity that exists within our workforce and the communities that we serve.

As a social enterprise we are offering local graduates the opportunity to take the first steps on their employment journey, develop their skills and talents, and gain real-life work experience.

An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated, enthusiastic and hard-working graduate to gain experience with our Human Resources (HR) department for six months.

About the Role:

We are looking for a recent graduate to support our HR department with the development of systems and processes which enable the accurate delivery of recruitment, onboarding and workforce activities.

The HR Graduate Intern will spend time working across all three teams within the HR department which includes:

1) HR Advisory: Provide guidance on organisational policies and procedures, employee relations, including grievances, misconduct, performance management and sickness absence, and organisational change projects.

2) HR Services: Respond to general HR enquiries, including queries relating to DBS checks, expenses, payroll, pensions and timesheets.

3) Recruitment: Support services with their recruitment activities, including vacancy requisitions and advertisements, pre-employment checks for substantive, bank and agency colleagues, contracts and onboarding.

Why Should You Apply for a Graduate Internship?

A Locala Graduate Internship:

  • Offers valuable work experience at a graduate level, which means that you will have the opportunity to apply your skills and knowledge.
  • Enhances your employability and career prospects, by providing you with routes into training and future employment.
  • Enables you to develop your skills and talents in a professional and challenging, yet supportive environment.
  • Inspires you to achieve your personal and professional goals with the support and guidance of our internship colleagues.
  • Provides you with the opportunity to support other graduates and share experiences through our Graduate Network.


Please note, you must be a 2020/2021 university graduate and live in one of the areas that we provide services in: Kirklees, Calderdale or Bradford in order to apply.


Please include two academic referees’ contact details on your application form.

Further Information:

Anyone interested in applying is welcome to contact Sarah Peacock, Graduate Intern Manager on 030 3330 9967 for an informal chat.

Closing Date: Sunday 31st October at midnight.

Interview Date: Thursday 11th November 2021 - Interviews will be conducted virtually using Microsoft Teams.

Please ensure you read the Application Guidance Document on the right hand side of this page prior to filling out this form to help you.

To minimise delays please ensure your application is submitted with valid email addresses for referees, one of whom MUST be your current or most recent employer.

Locala Health and Wellbeing is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of society regardless of disability, age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief. For further information about our benefits, please click on the Locala Benefits for applicants on the right hand side of this vacancy to read more.

An element of flexible working is expected to maintain safe, effective, responsive services. All posts recruited to by Locala Health and Wellbeing (whether on a fixed term or substantive basis) are subject to a 6 month probationary period.

Please apply as soon as possible as posts will be closed once sufficient applications are received.

If you have not been shortlisted you will be notified through the NHS Jobs Website. If you require further information on why you haven’t been shortlisted please contact the recruiting manager. Please provide your contact details for either email or telephone for them to be in touch. If an insufficient number of applications are received for this vacancy, there is a possibility the post could be re advertised even after the shortlisting process.

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