Recruitment Officer
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/20075/27053
  • Published: Thu 22/09/2022, 12:10 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 07/10/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £32,173 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Reigate

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Recruitment Officer

The starting salary for this position is £32,173 per annum based on a 36-hour working week.

This role supports an agile way of working, comprising of working from any of our Surrey Fire and Rescue Service locations and working from home. Our main office base is Woodhatch Place in Reigate however, travel around the county will be required as we are a multi-site service.

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) are fully committed to ensuring SFRS is a great place to work. We want to help our workforce become more resilient and diverse, attract and retain the right talent, develop their skills and maximise their wellbeing at work. The People and Organisational Development (POD) Team, of which this role forms a key part, are drivers of this strategy.

As a Recruitment Officer, you will provide information to managers concerning a range of recruitment, HR and OD issues. You will have in-depth knowledge of systems and procedures across OD and recruitment processes, ensuring an efficient and reliable service is delivered.

The role will be influenced heavily by different areas of recruitment, with the opportunity to get exposure in a wide range of project work. The role supports the wider people strategy agenda including improving culture, values and behaviours, leadership and management, diversity and inclusion, and performance and talent. You will work closely with the People and OD Team and EDI Partners to support internal and external projects, including positive action work and internal and external recruitment campaigns.

You will have the confidence to work collaboratively on projects involving people management practices, and will create and maintain strong relationships with applicants, centralised recruitment and HR teams in Surrey County Council as well as within the immediate People and OD team at Surrey Fire and Rescue Service.

When drafting your personal statement, please address the specific qualifications and experience points outlined in the job description (attached below).

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on Thursday 6th October 2022.

Interviews are expected to be held on 10th and 12th October 2022 at Woodhatch Place, Reigate, RH2 8BF.

Please note, this a permanent position.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Sarah Guerin, People and OD Partner on 07971775267 or via email at or Sue Wojtczak, People and OD Partner, on 07976 518842 or by e-mail at

We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.


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.

Our Commitment

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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