Recruitment Apprenticeship

Key Training
London (Greater)
£170 per week
16 May 2019
22 May 2019
Start Date
12-18 months

Apprenticeship summary

Working week

  • Monday - Friday, 8.00 am - 5.00 pm. Total hours per week: 37.50

Weekly wage

  • £170.00

Expected duration

  • 15 months

Apprenticeship level

  • Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Vacancy description

The job involves attracting candidates by drafting adverts for use in a wide range of media, as well as by networking, heading and sourcing through referrals and the other methods used by the company. You will be required to screen candidates to check their eligibility for the role and match those skills to the client’s requirements, interview the candidates via phone, do background checks and check if they are eligible to legally work for that organisation.

The role is demanding and diverse and involves:

  • Developing a good understanding of client companies, their industry, what they do and their work culture and environment
  • Advertising vacancies by drafting and placing adverts in a wide range of media, for example newspapers, websites and magazines
  • Using social media to advertise positions, attract candidates and build relationships with candidates and employers
  • Headhunting – identifying and approaching suitable candidates who may already be in work
  • Using candidate databases to match the right person to the clients vacancy
  • Receiving and reviewing applications, managing interviews and tests and creating a shortlist of candidates for the client
  • Requesting references and checking the suitability of applicants before submitting their details to the client
  • Briefing the candidate about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the job in question
  • Preparing CV’s and correspondence to forward to clients in respect of suitable applicants
  • Offering advice to candidates on pay rates, training and career progression
  • Working towards and exceeding targets

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Fantastic communication skills
  • Good telephone manner
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft programmes
  • Efficient with the way they work

Personal qualities

  • Confident
  • Outgoing
  • Reliable
  • Willing to work
  • Punctual
  • Friendly 

Desired qualifications

  • Maths and English is desired but not essential.

Future prospects

  • Progression onto level 3.

Training to be provided

  • Full level 2 Recruitment Resourcer Training to be provided
  • Functional Skills if required

Apprenticeship standard

  • Recruitment Resourcer

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