Recruitment Advisor

32000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
16 Jun 2021
14 Jul 2021
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a fantastic opportunity for a driven and dynamic Recruitment Advisor to join our People and Culture team here in London.

Reporting into the Recruitment Manager, the Recruitment Advisor will be responsible for managing the organisation's end to end recruitment processes, by supporting the management and overall delivery of effective recruitment and selection services, including writing and advertising jobs; utilising CV databases and social media channels to search and directly source potential candidates; co-ordinating and participating in selection procedures, and maintaining a highly quality administrative function that drives the candidate experience.

The Recruitment Advisor will have the autonomy to work closely with hiring managers to deliver a seamless recruitment service and empower them to make good recruitment decisions, in line with business needs. The post holder will also provide advice regarding best practice and employment law, presenting practical solutions and options, and will use their recruitment expertise to attract the best people to work for this organisation.

If you are highly motivated and looking to grow your career within a forward-thinking charity, and can provide evidence of continuous professional development relevant to recruitment and selection, then we would like to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

* Oversee the day to day recruitment activities for the organisation's workforce including permanent and bank/relief vacancies, ensuring a seamless process from initial contact to offer of employment.

* Coach hiring managers on interviewing and selection techniques and provide support during interviewing and selection processes

* Responsible for the coordination of shortlisting and interview set-up, including finalising the schedule, calling candidates, sending invites, and liaising with managers to ensure that all paperwork is sent prior to interview.

* Support Hiring Managers to understand recruitment processes, policies, and intricacies of safer recruitment requirements

* Liaise with our PSL external agencies in relation to niche roles ensuring optimum rates are agreed to reduce recruitment costs

* Be the first point of contact for all candidate and recruitment related queries, managing the inbox effectively and ensuring a proactive and high touch service

* Ensure all vacancies are advertised across various job boards and recruitment media channels, ensuring the best possible exposure for vacancies

* Maintain up-to-date knowledge on relevant employment legislation and inform hiring managers about changes that may potentially impact recruitment and resourcing; as well as offering market knowledge and data when needed

* Monitor key recruiting metrics (e.g. time-to-hire and cost-per-hire) and create weekly, monthly and quarterly reports, reporting directly to the Recruitment Manager

* Contribute to the development and successful delivery of ad-hoc recruitment and HR projects and initiatives

Skills Required:

* CIPD Level 3 qualified or currently working towards this/or professional equivalent

* Minimum 2 years' experience in a similar role within an in-house recruitment function

* Experience in managing a high volume of recruitment campaigns from planning to onboarding

* Proficient in the use of HR systems and applicant tracking systems

* Excellent candidate management skills

* Must be self-motivated, persistent, and diligent; a keen networker with a proven ability to source and attract talent.

* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and the ability to work comfortably with senior colleagues

* Outstanding organisational skills - demonstrating flexibility, with proven ability to juggle multiple tasks within a fast-paced environment

* Strong report writing skills with the ability to analyse, assimilate and present data

* Sound IT skills (Microsoft Office, Word, Outlook etc), experience of manipulating HR databases (desirable)

Benefits of working with us:

* Excellent core and on-going training aligned with personal development plan

* Access to employee assistance programme

* 25 days holiday increasing to 26 days after 2 years and increasing 1 day per year up to 30 days annual leave

* Medi-cash which includes the following:

* Discount gym membership

* Routine eye tests, glasses and contact lenses

* Dental treatment via NHS or Private

* Physiotherapy, Head Massage and a range of other therapies

* Life Assurance

For more information, please visit our careers page in order to complete our online application form.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check and provide employment references covering the last 5 years period including one from your most recent employer