Recruitment Consultant

Secure Healthcare Solutions
£15,000 per annum
06 Aug 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Based in Wolverhampton

Locations: One role will cover Stafford, Stoke, Telford & Shrewsbury while the other role will cover Coventry, Nuneaton and South Birmingham.

Focus: The sale of Nurses and HCA in Nursing homes and care homes.

Start Date: ASAP.

Recruitment consultants are responsible for attracting candidates and matching them to temporary or with client companies. They work with client companies, building relationships in order to gain a better understanding of their recruitment needs and requirements.

Recruitment consultants attract candidates by drafting advertising copy for use in a range of media, as well as by networking, headhunting and through referrals. They screen candidates, interview them, do background checks and finally match them to their clients.

Consultants also provide advice to both clients and candidates on salary levels, training requirements and career opportunities.


Recruitment consultants provide a vital link between clients and candidates. The role is demanding and diverse and involves:

using sales, business development, marketing techniques and networking to attract business from client companies;
visiting clients to build and develop relationships as and when needed;
developing a good understanding of client companies, their industry, what they do, plus their work culture and environment;
advertising vacancies by drafting and placing adverts in a range of media, for example jobboards, websites, magazines, Newspapers; if necessary
using social media to advertise positions, attract candidates and build relationships with candidates and employers;
headhunting - identifying and approaching suitable candidates who may already be in work;***
using candidate databases to match the right person to the client's vacancy;
receiving and reviewing applications, managing interviews and tests and creating a shortlist of candidates for the client;
requesting references and checking the suitability of applicants before submitting their details to the client;
briefing the candidate about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the job in question;
preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients regarding of suitable applicants;
organising interviews for candidates as requested by the client;
informing candidates about the results of their interviews;
negotiating pay and salary rates and finalising arrangements between client and candidates;
offering advice to both clients and candidates on pay rates, training and career progression;
working towards and exceeding targets that may relate to the number of candidates placed, a value to be billed to clients or business leads generated;
Reviewing recruitment policies to ensure effectiveness of selection techniques and recruitment programmes.
To adhere to the vision and values of the Company at all times and to remain abreast of all legalities, code of conduct and Agency Nurses Framework Agreement to supply public services
Working hours

Long working hours are common and may include evenings.

What to expect

Work is office based but time is also spent outside the office, meeting with clients and interviewing candidates.
A smart personal appearance is important as the role involves meetings with clients and conducting interviews with candidates.
The role can be challenging, but also exciting as the profession is fast-paced, target driven and demanding.
Travel within the working day may be required to meet with clients.

You will need to show evidence of the following:

excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
sales and negotiation skills;
a goal-orientated approach to work;
the ability to handle multiple priorities;
problem-solving ability;
the ability to meet deadlines and targets;
ambition and the determination to succeed;
confidence and self-motivation;
time management and organisational skills;
team-working skills;
The Process

Research the potential clients’ company details
Approach the potential clients by calling them
Arrange to meet up with them
Meet up and present Secure Healthcare Solutions
Convince the client to give you the business
Get the job description every setting is different
Study the job description and the requirements of the client
Place advertisements ( if required)
Source for right candidates
Receive Cv’s and Filter Cv’s
Interview candidates
Undertake Compliance checks
Induct the candidate
Make recommendation to client
Take booking from client
Book Candidate to shift
Confirm in writing
Follow up with client
Follow up with candidate
Repeat process
Job Type: Full-time

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