Recruiter / Administrator

Posted 10 September 2019

Recruiter/Administrator - Swansea

Salary: £17,500

We are currently seeking to recruit a Recruiter/Administrator to support the Swansea branch with the recruitment of care staff across the region. This high volume and rewarding role is ideally suited to someone with the natural ability to converse with others, a desire to achieve and hit targets and previous experience in sales or recruitment environments.

Abacare provides quality care services to people living across the UK. We enable our service users to access the expert care they need, whilst continuing to live in the homes that they know and love.  As a valued member of the team you will actively support this and add value to our business with each carer you recruit.

Typical duties will include, but not be limited to: -

  • Understanding current and future recruitment needs;

  • Developing, in partnership with local and regional management, recruitment plans to meet current and future staffing requirements in line with agreed key performance indicators;

  •  Leading and/or participating in project teams comprising operations and HR personnel as appropriate to address particular large-scale, business-critical recruitment challenges;

  • Exploring and using a wide range of methods to attract potential staff, including innovative and non-traditional methods;

  • Liaising with partner agencies (e.g. Jobcentre Plus, recruitment advertising agencies) as appropriate to attract suitable job candidates;

  • Arranging and attending job fairs, open days and other recruitment events;

  • Maintaining and keeping track of an active ‘pipeline’ of new applicants;

  • Expediting the recruitment process to minimise ‘drop-off’ before appointment;

  • Arranging and/or conducting selection interviews in a timely fashion;

  • Implementing good and fair recruitment practice in line with approved group procedures;

  • Providing advice and support (and training, where appropriate) to local management on recruitment and selection;

  • Liaising as appropriate with the group’s HR function to ensure and facilitate compliance with employment law and best practice;

  • Engaging with, involving and supporting other members of staff in recruitment processes (e.g. selection interviews);

  • Liaising with branch managers and trainers to co-ordinate timely induction training for new recruits;

  • Liaising with branch managers to ensure new recruits are ‘signed off’ as suitable to work in a timely fashion;

  • Maintaining complete, clear paperwork in respect of each applicant and ensuring such documentation is transferred to the relevant local office in good time after appointment;

  • Alerting branch and regional management without delay to any shortfall in recruitment pipeline numbers;

  • Providing written and verbal reports on recruitment activity as requested.

The person: -

  • Experience within a recruitment role - desirable but not essential

  • An understanding of the home care sector - desirable

  • Exceptional telephone communication skills/techniques

  • Good standard of general education (Minimum of 2 x GCSE’s in English/Maths at Grade C or above)

  • Excellent data entry skills with a keen eye for detail

  • Self-starter

  • Intuitive and proactive approach to work

Abacare, part of City and County Healthcare group, is an equal opportunities employer.

Contact information

Lilly Bussan

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