Trainee Recruitment Consultant

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1164629268-2
  • Date Posted: 13 November 2023
  • Apprentice Employer: Skilled Careers
  • Location: City, London
  • Apprentice Pay: £20,000 to £24,500
  • Bonus/Benefits: Commission, Benefits, Bonus Scheme
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Health and Safety, Project Management, Recruitment & Talent Acquisition, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Recruitment is a fast paced role that requires a certain skill set and characteristics in order to be successful. The Trainee Recruitment Consultant role is focused on candidate generation and management whilst working with a Principal Consultant & our Learning & Development Manager who will mentor you on all aspects of recruitment from candidate attraction to business development.

As Trainee Recruitment Consultant your duties will include:

  • Proactively search, attract and shortlist candidates using all necessary tools available including online job boards.
  • Write, place and update job adverts and monitor & process applications and responses efficiently
  • Initiate and manage candidate relationships, predominantly over the telephone, understanding their requirements and needs
  • Determine suitability and qualify candidates by adopting an efficient and effective screening process
  • Proactively identify, chase and progress new business opportunities over the telephone and build relationships with clients
  • Work towards set targets and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Maintenance of various databases including adding new candidates and CV entry
  • Other general and administration duties as required

The successful candidate will require:

  • A confident, ambitious and tenacious attitude is essential
  • Excellent telephone manner, comfortable talking to new and existing candidates/clients
  • Resilient and driven with the determination to achieve targets
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent organisation skills with the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Self-motivated, dependable and hard working
  • Ability to work well within a small team and on own initiative
  • Strong IT skills including MS Office, Internet and Email
  • Minimum English GCSE or equivalent, Grade C or above

Company Benefits Include:

  • Career progression all our Managers and Directors have been promoted through the business
  • Flexible working hours
  • Annual overseas trips for High Achievers
  • High Achievers Quarterly Lunch Club
  • Healthcare
  • Health and wellbeing committee
  • Monthly social events
  • Charity Fund Raising events
  • Ongoing development
  • Competitive Salary
  • Uncapped bonus scheme
  • Pension
  • Your birthday off
  • Extra holiday at Christmas