• Office Location: 4th Floor, The Exchange, 3 New York Street, Manchester, M1 4HN
  • Office Name: Screening and Compliance - Deansgate
  • Salary: £22,000 - £22,000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 517335

Onboarding Specialist

Reed Screening are responsible for building successful relationships with the Reed network, Candidates and our External Clients. This is so that they can understand their screening requirements and then, following strict processes, ensure that the pre-screening is completed to the required standard within service level agreements. Within this, candidates are sourced either directly by the RSR network, External Clients or from the Tiered Partner Suppliers.  

The onboarding specialist will therefore be required to work closely with the Reed Screening and Compliance Team, the RSR network in Reed Education, External Clients, Candidates being screened by REED and various related teams within Reed Specialist Recruitment. 

 Your role will involve but is not limited to the following: 

 Pre-screening Checks: 

  • Ensure that information is correct and present for a pack to enter into screening stage 

  • Complete and review industry specific checks i.e. credit checks, qualification verifications, identity checks 

  • Respond to queries from Hiring Managers and Candidates about the pre-employment vetting process  

  • Contact Candidates via phone and email to investigation information that is highlighted throughout the pre-employment vetting process 

 Chase References:  

  •  Chase and successfully obtain references via the telephone, for candidates that are being placed into clients of Reed Recruitment. 


Reference checks: 


  • Ensure that information that comes back from the Referee / Candidate is correct and present  

  • To check detailed information such as work history to ensure discrepancies are identified and explained 

  • Ensure documentation is present and correct to pass to an internal audit team 



Why Reed

Achievement is celebrated through…

  • Retail savings through Reward Hub, save £100s a year
  • Annual high achiever awards held at prestigious venues
  • Make memories with the people you care most about by winning a holiday of a lifetime through our peer-to-peer recognition scheme
  • Quarterly director-nominated recognition scheme 
  • Paid sabbaticals and long service awards and the ability to buy more holiday on top of your 25 days
  • Access to life assurance to the value of four times your base salary

Your work matters and you’re supported with…

  • A personalised learning and development experience, hosted on our bespoke digital learning platform, supported by our experienced in-house team
  • Your personal Microsoft device enabling you to work dynamically wherever you work best
  • Our dedicated wellbeing centre and health and wellbeing calendar, including everything from financial wellbeing to mindfulness
  • Professional and personal development schemes and your choice of three different mentoring schemes
  • Feel what it’s like to truly belong – we have inclusion and belonging ambassadors and senior board sponsors, who act as catalysts for change
  • An annual opportunity to join our shadow board

Trailblazers in our field…

  • Our work benefits society – we were recently recognised in Management Today for our “impressive” Covid-19 contribution
  • Be part of our social impact strategy – 18% of Reed owned by the Reed Foundation – meaning you work one day a week for charity. We give globally and have invested over £36m to help alleviate poverty and support Women’s rights worldwide
  • We care about the environment – Reed was the first recruitment company to be certified as Carbon Neutral

Feel what it’s like to truly belong. 

Proud winners of:

  • #1 Recruitment Agency – Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2020
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Graduates to Work For 2021
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Apprentices to Work For 2021

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Feel what it’s like to truly belong…

All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We are a Mindful Employer and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria. As a proud signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, we welcome applications from ex-services personnel, reservists and cadets and offer a guaranteed interview for applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

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