My client, a charity based in Epsom is seeking to reduce the amount of temporary agency staff costs through the proactive recruitment of staff.
The ideal candidate will proactively attract appropriate candidates to apply for positions and liaise with managers to ensure that the recruitment process is followed in a timely manner and the best individuals for the role are recruited. You will also be engaged with company values and have a passion not just for fulling vaccancies, but filling them with the right candidates.
The role requires you to;
Attract candidates to apply for positions in a proactive way. Targeted campaigns, utilising social media, understanding the demographic of the organisation, the use of on line advertising or tailoring adverts to attract different groups of people.
Identify the services with high levels of temporary agency staff and work with managers to recruit posts so that the agency costs are reduced.
Liaise with the marketing department to utilise social media and on line marketing to attract the best candidates and ensure that adverts appeal to different groups of people to attract the best candidates.
Build relationships with local colleges with the view to recruit college leavers or initiate work placements.
Build relationships with job centres to run recruitment campaigns for individuals seeking employment or who are moving back into the workplace.
Set up an ongoing relationship with new recruits to ensure that their first 3 months run as smoothly as possible.
Train and educate managers on how to conduct interviews and ensure that they understand and are following the overall recruitment process.
Manage recruitment days and conduct interviews either over the phone or in person.
Reduce the use of temporary agency staff by recruiting and managing a pool of staff that can be used on an ad hoc basis as and when is needed within services across a region.
Use the Applicant Tracking System to post jobs and manage candidates through the recruitment process.
Liaise with managers, Regional Directors, employment agencies to arrange candidate interviews and testing.
Initiate projects to move recruitment forward within the allocated region and across the organisation
Cover the recruitment process in other areas of the organisation when people are on annual leave.
Deal with email and telephone enquiries in a timely manner
Attend team meetings
Undertake any other reasonable task as requested.
You will have experience of:
working in a recruitment environment based on targets
managing the recruitment process from beginning to end
advertising job roles through social media
advertising job roles through other means other than social media to appeal to different groups of people
liaising with recruitment agencies or equivalent
You will be:
educated to at least A Level equivalent – preferably Degree level
excellent written and verbal communication skills
able to sell and market the benefits of working for the company
driven by targets and of placing the right candidates in positions
able to demonstrate initiative and have a creative problem solving focus
able to build relationships at all levels
Ability to serve as an ambassador for the Company at external events such as recruitment fairs and exhibitions.
Demonstrates excellent interviewing skills
Ability to provide coaching to line managers on recruitment processes and interview skills
Ability to organise workload and prioritise effectively.
Is able to manage a high workload calmly
Ability to work independently and flexibly.
IT skills – proficient use of Word/Excel and Applicant Tracking Systems.
Good attention to detail and accuracy.
Some travel required.
In return the company offers an amazing quarterly bonus, providing targets are met,
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