In House Recruiter

Posted 6 days ago by Active Assistance
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Active Assistance is looking for an enthusiastic In house Recruiter to be part of an existing team, recruiting Care Assistants to support our clients to live independently at home. Operating throughout the country, we are a specialist complex care provider with a cqc 'good' rating.

The position reports to the Recruitment Manager and will involve working closely with the Live-out Complex Care Coordination Team, Business Development Team and Clinical Care Service team.


  • Manage the end to end recruitment process and generate the required quantity and quality of applicants for the Personal Care Assistant role to meet live out complex care business demands.
  • The post holder will be responsible for using tried and trusted as well as innovative means to attract as many Care Assistants who wish to work in the "live out" or complex care part of the business. The post holder will work alongside the live-in recruitment team and support on occasions.


  • Identify suitable advertising media for the Personal Care Assistant role, including utilising social media, Indeed, job boards and LinkedIn
  • Design appropriate and thorough advertisements
  • Manage the posting and placement of these advertisements in both electronic and print media where appropriate
  • Working with other members of the Resourcing team to identify other sources of suitable candidates for Personal Care Assistant roles and manage the day-to-day relationship with these (e.g. recruitment companies)
  • Search job websites for potential recruits and contact those candidates personally
  • Receive all initial enquiries for live-out work and undertake basic screening of applicant’s CVs
  • Receive all applications and undertake initial telephone interviewing and book successful candidates for second interviews (via skype or face 2 face)
  • Arrange local interviews ensuring suitable venues
  • Book all new hires to training at various locations around the country and walk them through the training process
  • Create and maintain Staff plan records for PA applications received ensuring all data is current, accurate and complete
  • Arrange open days or attend job fairs to create a local presence in an area where you are recruiting
  • Ensure all data on applications received is current and accurate within Staff plan for the creation of conversion rate reports for PA recruitment activity
  • Monitor client recruitment needs ensuring packages of care are fully staffed
  • Oversee recruitment conference calls with regional teams to ensure current and new client recruitment needs are met
  • Support the Recruitment Manager in the monitoring of recruitment advertising effectiveness including return on investment
  • Work closely with other members of Resource team ensuring sharing of best practice; support and holiday cover
  • Support the live in recruitment team as and when required
  • Ensure all candidates have the correct right to work documentation
  • Work in line with GDPR

Person Specification:

  • Excellent communication skills and customer focused
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and pay attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a busy office environment
  • Independent, self-motivated and organised; with an ability to work as part of a team
  • Results driven and consistently strives to achieve KPIs

Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in an office setting, with a recruitment background or an understanding of the recruitment process
  • Familiarity with online job boards
  • Understanding of social media platforms and LinkedIn
  • Willing to travel on occasions
  • Awareness of maintaining professional boundaries at all times
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Hours of work and Benefits:

  • 37.5 hours per week, 9am-5.30pm
  • Annual Leave - 22 days plus bank holidays
  • Auto enrolment into Nest pension Scheme
  • Access to funded training
  • Access to workplace wellness scheme

Please note only successful applicants will be contacted. No agencies please

CLOSING DATE Thursday 17th January , midday

Interviews to be held Monday 21st and Wed 23rd January

Required skills

  • Customer Service
  • Health Care
  • Recruitment

Reference: 36951086

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