Team: Recruitment Team
Job Family: Providing - CBG7
Salary: £22,183 – £24,491 per annum pro rata
Hours: Full Time, 37 hours per week
Current Base Location: Priory House, Shefford
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 1st August 2021
Interview Date: 12th August 2021 - to be held via Microsoft Teams
More about the role:
The Recruitment Team is tasked with maintaining The Council’s workforce and play an essential role in enabling the council to provide its services to our residents. We are passionate about getting the right people into the right jobs; and we take pride in managing the journey which allows both ourselves and our colleagues to find their greatness.
As the newest member of the Recruitment Team, you will thrive on providing exceptional customer service, support and guidance to our Hiring Managers. You will be responsible for the successful management of end to end recruitment campaigns, providing expert advice to managers throughout the process; from coaching them in crafting the perfect advert, creating engaging social media posts, assisting with candidate searches, liaising with agencies where appropriate, assisting with sourcing short-term agency workers, to issuing offers and contracts to the ideal candidate who you helped find. You will join the Recruitment Team at an exciting time, and your input will help directly shape our service of the future.
You do not need a recruitment background, although it would be advantageous. We will teach you all you need to know from our systems, policies, employment law and best practice. In return you will need to possess excellent customer service, communication and administrative skills, a willingness to support our managers as well as our team. We will support you and provide a clear development plan to enable you to excel in your role; whether that is starting from the basics, or developing your existing skillset further. Couple this with our approach to agile working, and we are confident you will find your place within this enthusiastic and driven team. Apply now to find out how you can find your greatness by helping us to deliver better services to the local community.
What we offer:
- Flexible and agile working arrangements. We recognise the importance of supporting our employees to balance their home and work life and to be able to work in the most efficient way. We will actively encourage you to manage work and personal commitments.
- Family friendly policies and practices
- Annual leave allowance 24 days + statutory holidays rising to 31 days.
- An option to buy an additional 5 days annual leave per year.
- Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). This is a valuable part of our rewards package for employees and includes Life Assurance: click here
- Competitive Pay & Benefits
- An Employee Assistance Programme offering support to all employees through workplace changes as well as other work, family and personal issues.
Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.
To apply for this role you will expected to demonstrate how you meet the key accountabilities and competencies detailed within this Recruitment Pack
For an informal discussion about this position, or for queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: Luisa Charles at firstname.lastname@example.org
Central Bedfordshire Council reserves the right to close this vacancy before the advertised date if a large number of applications are received. If you would like to apply for this position then please keep information in mind when preparing your application.
Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.
To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider CVs submitted via our online system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your CV offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please click here for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.