HR Administration Apprentice

Head Office, Grant House, WN4 8DE

MGF are currently seeking to recruit an HR Administration Apprentice to join our Human Resources Team at our Head Office in Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan.

As HR Administration Apprentice, your main responsibility will be to provide an efficient and effective general administration service to the HR team. Primarily you will be responsible for answering and dealing with phone calls, producing routine documents, inputting data into HR systems, maintaining filing systems and assisting to organise meetings, interviews and training events.


Reporting directly to the HR / L&D Manager, the main responsibilities of this position are:

  • Administration surrounding starters and leavers
  • Updating employee records and files, ensuring documents are stored effectively
  • Responding to emails and requests for information
  • Assisting with processing training records
  • Assisting with processing holidays and absence records
  • Providing administrative HR support, such as preparing documents, letters, taking notes, maintaining HR records, helping prepare monthly reports, filing, scanning and research.

Core Requirements

The core skill requirements of this role are:

  • Strong Administration and organisation skills
  • A minimum of 5 GCSE’s or equivalent (including Maths and English)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels.
  • Strong IT Skills with a good working knowledge of Excel and Word
  • Excellent communication skills with a positive and enthusiastic approach to work
  • Willingness to learn and take up new challenges


With a sense of family at the core of our company culture, MGF is a well-established business and as we continue to grow, we are looking for talented individuals to join our team. We offer a competitive salary together with opportunities to develop your skills to build and progress your career with MGF. Employees enjoy a range of benefits:

  • Option to purchase additional days of annual leave
  • Additional annual leave awarded to recognise long service
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Training & development – online, in house, external providers and hands on practical experience
  • Continual Professional Development including funded membership to a professional institute / body
  • Award and recognition initiatives
  • Discretionary bonus scheme based on business performance
  • Shutdown over the Christmas period
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Free on-site parking

Additional Information

MGF is a privately owned independent company specialising in the supply of excavation support equipment to the Construction Industry through hire and sale. Our strategy is to provide a comprehensive shoring service to our customers. This is achieved through continuous investment in our products, infrastructure, processes and people to achieve long term sustainable growth.  Employing over 410 staff, we operate nationally from 14 locations.

We are seeking a team player with a flexible approach who is capable of prioritising a varied workload.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of society.

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

To apply, please submit your CV and salary expectations to Joe Jenkins, at:

Or by post :

Joe Jenkins
Head Office
Grant House
Lockett Road
Ashton in Makerfield