People Development Assistant

Closing Date: 2023-12-11

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Location: Ashington

Contract: Permanent - Full Time

Hours: 37 per week

Salary: £23,139 per annum

Are you passionate about a career in the People Profession?

If so, then our new People Development Assistant could be just what you are looking for to give you the opportunity and experience you need to progress your career.


People Development Assistant


  • Full Time, 37hrs per week, Monday to Friday – hybrid working arrangement – Minimum 3 days in office - Ashington
  • Up to £21,920; dependent on skills and experience


We’ve built Bernicia to be a business that people want to be a part of.  We’ve already got an enviable reputation as one of the North East’s largest and most successful housing providers; building, renting, selling and managing homes as well as providing services to over 60,000 customers.

Everything about Bernicia is people focused. People are central in all our strategies and our colleagues both value and care about that, demonstrated by consistently delivering exceptional customer and colleague satisfaction and performance results. You’ll be a part of a team that actively seeks out opportunities to continuously improve services and deliver great a customer and colleague experiences.

Without doubt we are performance driven. But it’s not just what we do, it’s how we do it that makes us different. We operate within a set of simple, but effective values, which blend perfectly to create our unique ‘Bernicia Way’ culture. This ensures we maintain customer focus, through working together, respecting each other, being accountable for our actions and demonstrating integrity and leadership.

If a learning and development culture inspires your passion, curiosity and initiative and you think you can add value with your excellent administrative expertise, our People Development Assistant could be the role for you, and we’d love to hear from you.

The role requires strong digital, administrative and organisational skills with a good eye for detail. You will be vital in supporting the co-ordination and administration of all training and development activities for all colleagues across the business. You will be involved in the creation of online learning content and management of both our Learning management system and E-Learning authoring tool.

As a valued member of the People Development team, you will be provided with a range of opportunities to develop your skills and understanding of tools and techniques to become a more rounded People Development practitioner and support future career aspirations. The role comes with a generous pension and holiday entitlement and a hybrid work environment with the option to work from home on occasion and vary start and finish times within core office hours. There is also a rewards and benefits scheme that can make your money go further with great discounts and savings on every day and luxury items.


The closing date for submission is 12-Noon on Monday 11th December 2023.

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