Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
1 x Permanent and 1 x 12 month fixed term contract
Closing date: Sunday 07 August 2022
Interview date: Wednesday/Thursday 10/11 August 2022
For an informal discussion, please contact Ruth Wilson - HR Manager Recruitment and Reward on email@example.com
About the role
Are you looking for an opportunity to start a career in Recruitment or HR?
We are recruiting for Recruitment Assistants to join our Recruitment Support Team. It is a busy team responsible for assisting candidates and supporting hiring managers right across the Council to make more than 1000 appointments every year to a diverse variety of roles ranging from apprentices to our most senior management positions.
This role also offers a great opportunity to gain an introduction to working in recruitment and HR and can provide an invaluable foundation for anyone looking to launch a career in these areas of work. A full induction and training programme will be provided so no prior knowledge or experience of recruitment is required. We are looking for candidates who:
- Are proactive and confident communicators who are able to speak to managers and candidates
- Enjoy the challenge of working at pace to meet deadlines whilst retaining a keen eye for detail
- Can manage multiple priorities effectively and efficiently
- Can manage a large case load of appointed candidates to meet deadlines
- Show attention to detail
To apply for this role submit a cover letter that explains how you meet these requirements, drawing on your experience from work, education or personal interests.
Interviews will be via MS Teams unless you request an in-person interview and will take place on 10 or 11 August. If you are unavailable on these dates let us know as we may be able to schedule an interview for a different date.
What can we offer you?
We are a supportive and innovative team that strives to make improvements for the customer and live up to our excellent reputation. As a member of the team you will have the opportunity to influence change, be creative and make a difference to people’s working lives.
The post is based at County Hall in Lewes, East Sussex, but with flexibility for regular weekly home working as part of a hybrid working model. We can also be flexible on when you work to accommodate any caring commitments you may have.
In addition to opportunities to grow your career within our large and varied workforce, we offer a diverse range of benefits to help and support you during your employment, which include:
- flexible working opportunities
- a generous leave entitlement which increases with service and an additional leave purchase scheme
- a wide selection of discounts with high street retailers, holiday companies and more
- Travel discounts
- access to financial wellbeing resources and products
- the choice to be a member of the attractive Local Government Pension Scheme
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
If you require any reasonable adjustments, due to disability, to enable you to participate fully in the process please contact the hiring manager on the contact details above.
Reasonable adjustments include things like an offline application form. If you would like to discuss your requirements further, please get in touch.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.