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Senior Recruitment Advisor
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/20075/8680
  • Published: Fri 22/05/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Thu 11/06/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 per week
  • Salary: £31,273 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: RH2 0EJ

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Senior Recruitment Advisor

About the role

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service has the responsibility of protecting over one million people who live in the 650 square miles of Surrey. The Service employs just under 700 people across the County in a variety of roles. Comprising both uniformed personnel and support staff; they all share one vision: With you, making Surrey safer. We do this by:

  • Serving the needs of our community.
  • Flexibly responding to a constantly changing environment.
  • Recognising and embedding diversity in everything we do
  • Solving challenges through intelligence driven collaboration, innovation and improvement.

Would you like to join the Recruitment Team for Surrey Fire and Rescue Service in their journey which involves leading, managing and coordinating effective and efficient recruitment for all appointments across the Fire and Rescue Service?

Never has there been a more exciting time to join our Service.

Do you possess the following skills and experience:

  • Effective time management
  • Ability to work under pressure and to challenging deadlines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience of owning recruitment processes from start to finish
  • Ability to work as a team to achieve a collective goal
  • Excellent IT skills
  • High level administrative skills
  • Excellent organisation skills

We are looking for an experienced individual to work in our Recruitment Team, managing recruitment both internally and externally and with the opportunity to assist with projects which are linked to our People and Equality and Diversity Agenda.

The role will require engaging with internal and external groups to develop and implement initiatives, promoting SFRS as an employer of choice to individuals, building strong relationships, demonstrating expertise in the power of communication. This role will sit within the People and Organisation Development Team and be integral to supporting the work associated with recruitment activities. This may be explored through many means such as engaging and building relationships with our key stakeholders and managing projects through to successful delivery.

To be shortlisted for this position we are looking for candidates that:

  • Have experience of planning and coordinating recruitment processes from start to finish
  • Are able to work collaboratively with internal and external partners
  • Are experienced in organising and managing all aspects of recruitment events
  • Are comfortable to analyse data to inform trends and establishment needs

In addition to the above you will be educated to A level standard and/or have relevant experience. For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.

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Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Sarah Guerin by e-mail at We look forward to receiving your application. 

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 11th June 2020.

For those shortlisted candidates, dates for interview will be w/c 22nd June 2020. 

Please be aware that subject to the on-going situation with COVID-19 and in line with Government Guidance, interviewing may take place using a virtual platform.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under-represented groups.

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