• Office Location: England
  • Office Name: Internship
  • Salary: £NMW - £NMW
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Role Type: Full-time or Part-time
  • Job Ref: 427558

Resourcing Support – Kickstart Scheme

Please note, this role is part of the Government initiative known as the Kickstart Scheme.

Please only apply if you have been referred directly from the Job Centre.

The purpose of the Resourcing Support role is to give a participant on the Kickstart scheme an opportunity to gain valuable insight and practical experience of working within the recruitment sector.

The role will work alongside a Recruitment Consultant or across a recruitment team to learn how to source high calibre candidates to fill current and future vacancies for our customer businesses.  The Resourcing Support role will also present an opportunity, to learn how to support with administration relating to recruitment activity and compliance within the office environment.

Supported by a structured training plan which combines both on job and off job training, this position will give a Kickstarter an insight into identifying what a good CV looks like, how to understand a job description, how to conduct interviews effectively and the recruitment  sales cycle.   The knowledge and experience gained will support the application of how to write a good CV, what to do in preparation for interviews and how to interpret job descriptions, in order to source the right talent in the market place

This role offers an invaluable insight from the employer’s perspective, which can only be an advantage when conducting future personal job searches.

A major part of this role will be to learn how to search for candidates by making use of various on-line job boards and search techniques. Discovering how to accurately analyse CVs and job descriptions to identify key aspects of the candidate skills versus the job requirements, to make a great match.

Once candidates are identified, there is an opportunity to learn how to telephone screen and conduct a basic interview to understand further whether candidates might be suitable for any open vacancies.

Further job responsibilities will include how to accurately track information on our Candidate Management System, how to research customers for business development activity and how to share detailed feedback and information.

The Resourcing Support role must show a high level of professionalism and motivation, with good attention to detail and a customer first attitude.

We expect all candidates to demonstrate our core values:

To be fair, open and honest – treat everyone with fairness and respect, act with integrity and be true to our commitments

To take ownership – respond swiftly to execute our promises, take responsibility for providing solutions and hold ourselves accountable for our actions

To work together – work in partnership and build sustainable and trusted relationships, value a diverse workforce and respect the contributions of all and support our customers and colleagues in achieving their goals


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  • #1 Recruitment Agency – Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2020
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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.

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