Senior Recruitment Consultant - Social Housing
Senior Recruitment Consultant job, Hays, London Victoria, Social Care (qualified) desk
Your new job in recruitment
Recruitment is fast-paced and dynamic, every day you'll work with candidates and clients, transforming lives and businesses, and making a lasting impact.
As a recruitment consultant at Hays you'll run your desk like it's your own business, sourcing candidates, winning clients and matching the right candidate to the right job to make fees. The social care team here in Hays is currently delivering success after success this financial year and this has put them in a fantastic position; they are now looking to bring on an experienced recruiter within the social care sector to run a qualified social worker desk in London. The team is run by director who absolutely believes in working as a unit to achieve results and develops each individual in the way that best suits them- every member is valued and achievements are recognised.
It's hard work as you'll have to hit both sales and activity targets (and we have high expectations here at Hays) but a career in recruitment is extremely rewarding and satisfying, both on a personal and financial perspective.
Hays is the biggest and most successful specialist recruiter in the U.K. today, placing more than one candidate into a new job every minute of every business day. We've been voted one of the best recruiters to work for in the U.K. by Glassdoor and we're the most followed recruiter globally on LinkedIn. Our strong company brand means we're the first choice for many candidates and clients, all over the UK.
What you'll need to succeed with us
There's not one typical person that makes a good recruitment consultant. We've got people from all kinds of backgrounds - retail, sales professionals, ex-tradespeople, graduates…
You could have just finished university or be a school leaver, have previous work experience or none at all - we don't care about your background, we're more interested in your potential and your attitude.
To succeed you'll need to demonstrate that you're sales driven, results-focused, and possess an ambitious drive to succeed. Recruitment is hard work and it takes time and perseverance to achieve results so resilience, persistence and determination is key. You need to be passionate about people, outgoing and confident.
What you'll get in return from us
As a recruitment consultant at Hays you'll run your own business but be given the support of our market-leading brand, receive world-class training and have access to the best tools and technology in the industry.
We pay a competitive base salary, uncapped commission, incentives, referral bonuses of up to £2000 and a range of attractive employee benefits like discounted gym membership, annual season ticket loans, the ability to buy extra holidays and generous shopping discounts.
We operate a meritocratic culture where you are rewarded and recognised based on your results, the chance to get promoted at nine months (with a increase to your base) and high performing individuals can be fast-tracked into management roles within a few years.
It's hard work and we expect excellence but if you deliver the results your earning potential and career progression knows no limits.
What you need to do now
Interested in a career as a recruitment consultant with Hays? Click apply now or call Kaye Huggins, Senior Manager for Internal recruitment, straightaway on to discuss your suitability. Alternatively please email your CV to
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