Recruitment Resourcer Apprentice

Unit 6, Colchester Business Centre, Colchester, CO1 2JS
Weekly wage: £150
24 Oct 2018
24 Nov 2018
Start Date
12-18 months

About the employer

Lighthouse Personnel Ltd was founded by Gerard & Rosemary Francis in December 2017, with the fundamental aims and values to provide and safeguard long-term permanent recruitment solutions. With 7 years’ experience across temporary, permanent and apprenticeship recruitment in healthcare and a variety of office-based sectors, the team at Lighthouse have always been driven to have a positive impact on the future of any individual or company whom we have provided a service to.

Providing an honest approach, Lighthouse look to establish strong relationships with all in the industry to ensure they are best equipped to understand our client’s needs.

Job summary

As a recruitment resourcer, your main duties would include supporting the Recruitment Team of LHP, ensuring all adverts are up to date, all candidates are communicated to regularly and maintaining LHP’s high level of service.

Main Responsibilities

  • Respond professionally to all emails
  • Make and receive phone calls, communicating effectively, handling any enquiries
  • Ensure all information is up to date on Candidate and Client database
  • Ensure all processes are in line with company data protection, confidentiality and GDPR policies and     regulations
  • Identify new vacancies and pass on to MD
  • Write job descriptions based on Client requirements
  • Ensure all job descriptions are in the LHP format
  • Advertise jobs on relevant job boards and social media profiles
  • Monitor job adverts and ensure all applicants are responded to and adverts are up to date
  • Filter through all incoming applications and forward onto RC
  • Use LinkedIn and relevant job boards to headhunt and obtain suitable CVs
  • Contact ALL applicants on process of their application
  • Email potential candidate’s information of relevant job roles
  • Pre-screen candidates via telephone and book in for RC
  • (Over time) conduct telephone and face to face interviews
  • Send out interview confirmation emails for both internal and external interviews
  • Post and pre-interview candidate calls, providing the right information
  • Calling candidates and make relevant job offers, following up and providing clients with relevant information
  • Keep regular contact with candidate’s pre-start date
  • Ensure CRM system is kept up to date at all times
  • Develop and monitor a strong personal LinkedIn presence
  • Prepare client packs for new business meetings
  • Obtain testimonials from successful candidates and clients
  • Follow company aftercare procedure, contacting placed candidates and clients regularly
  • Liaising regularly with existing clients to discuss their needs
  • Contact candidates on database regularly to find out their needs
  • Maintain, monitor and update candidate information filing system
  • Develop an understanding of local job market
  • Research local companies and add details to database
  • Make initial call to potential clients to obtain relevant information and update CRM
  • Regular research competitors carrying out regular competitor analysis
  • Review job boards and contact regular employers to offer LHP services
  • Cover reception and duties where required
  • Regular shadowing of senior LHP staff
  • Work towards KPIs

Working week


  • Mon-Fri : 09:00-17:00 (1 hour lunch) Total hours per week: 35.00


Desired Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively both internally and externally
  • Desire to succeed
  • Excellent IT Skills, particularly using the Internet
  • Hardworking, well organised and thorough in their work
  • Honest, Trustworthy and Loyal
  • Interested in benefitting others and a career in recruitment
  • A self-starter with excellent initiative
  • Creativity
  • Personable, Professional, Friendly and Approachable
  • Willing to carry out mundane tasks effectively as well as the more interesting aspects of the job role
  • Marketing Skills- Good use of social media.

Personal Qualities

  • Charismatic
  • Enthusiastic
  • Eager to learn
  • Ambitious


  • If you do not have Maths and English GCSE grades A*-C (or equivalent) we will support you to achieve Functional Skills in those subjects. 

Future Prospects

  • If hard work is shown throughout the Apprenticeship there is the possibility for a full time position in the company, the company are keen for the Apprentice to stay in the company and grow.

Training to be provided

  • Level 2 in Recruitment Resourcing
  • Functional Skills support in English and math's (If required) 
  • Full in house company training. 

Apprenticeship Standard

  • Recruitment resourcer