HR Recruitment Assistant - Watford

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Vacancy Details

To assist our HR/Training team, duties you will carry out are:

  • Assess the skills, experience, and qualifications of potential candidates.
  • Advertising job availability through online channels and other media.
  • Browsing social networking sites like LinkedIn for suitable job profiles with required skills.
  • Communicating by phone, email, and in person with employment agencies/candidates.
  • Carrying out initial phone interviews of potential candidates.
  • Reading CVs, job applications based on knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics.
  • Recruiting candidates that would fit with the firm’s culture.
  • Recruiting apprentices and trainees that have the potential to grow.
  • Involvement in recruitment admin including applying for, logging and chasing references and other documentation.
  • Log and update student recruitment applications to excel and send rejection emails to unsuccessful applicants.
  • Administration and management of DBS checks.
  • Deal with general scanning/filing and administrative tasks.
  • Deal with ad hoc queries and tasks.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • Confidential nature due to dealing with personal and sensitive information.
  • Good verbal, face-to-face and written communication.
  • Good interviewing skills – professional, personable, listening, confident.
  • Approachability, loyalty and adaptability are key to this role.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills, working well with colleagues, clients and the team.
  • Excellent organisational and networking skills.
  • IT competent.
  • The ability to remain calm and composed in all situations.
  • To be able to work in a fast-paced and busy environment.
  • The ability to work on own initiative and be proactive at all times.

Employment Details

  • Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week.
  • Remuneration will be dependent on experience.
  • Right to Work in the UK required.

The package will include:

  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme (Employer: 5%; Employee: 3%) subject to eligibility.
  • Annual Christmas Bonus equivalent to 1 week’s salary.
  • Private Medical Insurance following completion of a 3 month probationary period (this is a taxable benefit).
  • Death In Service scheme cover (4x salary).
  • Group Income Protection Scheme (non-contributory) following completion of a 3 month probationary period.
  • Annual Leave will be 23 days per annum (pro rata). 3 days are normally taken at Christmas/New Year.

To apply for this position please complete the application form.

If you have any questions please contact Nikki Shafren, Human Resources Manager on 01923 634275 or email