Salary: £22,369 to £22,777 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full time
Location: County Hall, Chichester (Hybrid working available)
Are you an excellent Administrator / Customer Service professional looking to develop your career in Recruitment? Are you dynamic and enjoy working in a fast paced environment? Are you looking for a job where no two days are ever the same? As part of our team growth we have opportunities for brilliant Recruitment Co-ordinators to join our fantastic Resourcing team to develop their skills and help us recruit the best people in to WSCC.
Now is a really exciting time to join us. We're working towards our vision of "An outstanding team, creating a centre of excellence for attracting, identifying, recruiting, and on-boarding talent". We are looking for Recruitment Coordinators who will help us deliver a great experience for our candidates through their recruitment and onboarding journey and work with our services to ensure we hire the best talent.
This opportunity provides lots of development opportunities and training and as an employer we recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive and dynamic working environment where employees can achieve their full potential, achieve a healthy work-life balance and are rewarded for the work they do. Upon joining us you will have access to a range of benefits including:
- an excellent local government pension scheme
- generous holiday entitlement of between 24 and 27 days, depending on length of service (plus opportunity to buy additional leave)
- a range of flexible working options, depending on your job role
- maternity, paternity, dependency and adoption leave
- training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring
- a range of discounts giving our staff access to hundreds of offers; groceries, travel, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities, high street retailers and the opportunity to save over £1,000 a year through our West Sussex Choices benefits platform (see our Staff discounts page if you are a business looking to offer a discount)
- health and wellbeing benefits including access to our Employee Assistance Programme, Mental Health First Aiders and Voluntary Health Cash Plans
For a full list this can be found at our Rewards and Benefits page.
About The Job
To support our vision, we have a fantastic opportunity to join our Resourcing team as Recruitment Co-ordinator working alongside our Resourcing Advisors to support the recruitment of key roles. You will have the opportunity to directly support our services and hiring teams whilst ensuring we deliver the best candidate experience. This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving and dedicated team at a pivotal time in its change journey.
You will work in a dedicated team to support the recruitment and onboarding activities for a specific service area (Adults, Children's or Central Services) You will work alongside Resourcing Advisors recruiting to our key roles and will support candidates and hiring teams with questions and support with the onboarding for relevant recruitment campaigns. As a team you will work alongside the Resourcing Advisors and the direction and support of the Recruitment Service Manager to ensure we provide the best service possible.
You will interact directly with both internal stakeholders and candidates to ensure they have a great journey through the process. You will help ensure regular touch points throughout the process and will make a difference to someone's first steps into the organisation. You will be working to tight deadlines sometimes and will need to be able to think independently but you will be joining a supportive and fun team, and you will have the opportunity to learn and develop your skills. We want our Recruitment Co-ordinators to become our future Resourcing Advisors.
You will have excellent customer skills and demonstrable experience of managing stakeholders. You will support candidates through their onboarding journey as well as internal stakeholders to provide updates, so you will require the ability to be organised and demonstrable experience of providing regular touchpoints, collecting and following up to get key information and provide updates, support and advice.
You will also have really strong attention to detail, ensuring compliance with checking of relevant documentation and where necessary provide advise / support on the gathering or completion of relevant checks. Importantly you will also be able to bring enthusiasm and willingness to interact with people in an engaging way.
For more information on the Key Skills as well as the Qualifications and/or experience required, please refer to the Job Description attached.
Our Recruitment Team is a key part of the Human Resources and Organisational Development Directorate (HR&OD), we provide expertise in delivering resourcing activities across all our directorates which helps provide services to our 850,000+ residents.
As part of our ongoing mission to improve the service we provide all directorates we have made some changes to our structure which has resulted in the creation of this new role for Recruitment Services Manager. This new structure will enable the Recruitment team to deliver a much more efficient, customer centred, service and help us improve the candidate journey and support our resourcing activities so we can continue to support our residents.
The reference number for this role is CRS00723.
To apply, upload your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and skills as well as your motivations for applying.