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Group Staffing Assistant

Arena Racing Company

Arena Racing Company is Britain's largest racecourse group, operating sixteen racecourses and four greyhound stadia.

1 Aug 2022
Full Time
Closing date
15 Sep 2022

Role Overview

We are recruiting a Group Staffing Assistant, working alongside the Group Staffing Manager and Regional Catering and Events Managers this role will work within agreed commercial parameters with primary responsibility for the improvement of labour efficiency through training and team development.

The Group Staffing Assistant will be focused on significant and constant levels of recruitment to enable us to have, and maintain a large pool of casual workers across the entire group.

In addition to this the you will need to uphold professional relationships with external staffing agencies ensuring that all agency partners work within the company's high expectation in regards to event delivery.

This role is a great opportunity for anyone who is passionate about recruitment, team development and operational delivery across multiple venues, and will bring the opportunity to experience the delivery of some of our greatest events across the country.

Please Note- Travel will be required to sites within the ARC group

The main focus of this role is to assist the planning the entire casual team member journey including:

  • Recruitment
  • Onboarding and Induction
  • Training and Development
  • Administration and payroll processes
  • Events day check in, briefing and management
  • Full planning of all casual labour within our sites and oversee all labour costings

Person Specification

  • Experience in a similar role and experience using time and attendance systems would be advantageous
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • Strong IT and business systems literacy skills
  • Excellent communicator
  • Works well under pressure

Work Perks

Personal Development and Bonuses

  • Rewards for your hard work with discretionary group annual bonus schemes
  • Your opinion matters with our employee referral scheme
  • We want to help you progress with internal development programmes
  • Need extra support? Study assistance schemes are available for your role

Days Out & Leave

  • Want to experience a day on the other side? 2 Annual Members passes, giving access to over 500 racedays and hospitality & room rate discounts at ARC venues (Subject to availability)
  • Because we value the work-life balance we offer an Annual leave entitlement starting at 22 days plus bank and public holidays- increasing on your work anniversaries up to 28 days! (Increasing on your work anniversary pro-rata to 23 days for 2 years’ service, 24 days for 3 years, 25 days for4 years, 26 days for 5 years, 27 days for 10 years, 28 days for 15 years)

Because your health & wellbeing comes first

  • Company life assurance scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme with Health Assured
  • Eye tests and subsidy for glasses available to display screen users
  • Cycle to work scheme

At ARC, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We welcome people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

If you have a disability that requires reasonable adjustments, please let us know; we will ensure that individuals with additional needs are provided reasonable adjustments to participate in the job application or interview process and to perform essential job functions.

We understand the value that diversity brings to our business and we are striving to create a working environment that is inclusive, psychologically and physically safe and ensures everyone can be heard and valued for their contributions. We are committed to making a consistent, top-down effort to be role models on what diversity, inclusion and belonging means in society.



Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Legal, Regulatory & HR
Salary information
£22,000 - 25,000

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