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Date Added: Thu 08/04/2021

Recruitment Administrator

Cranleigh, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £21083 - £23171 / annually

Recruitment Administrator (Advertising Lead)

Hours: 37 hours a week, 52 weeks a year

Salary range: £21,083 - £23,171 pa - 33 days paid holiday per year

St Joseph's Specialist Trust have an opening for an enthusiastic and approachable administrator to join our busy HR recruitment team, taking the lead on advertising our roles, sourcing recruitment opportunities and ensuring safer recruitment practises are followed. You will be suited to this role if you are full of initiative, organised and work well to deadlines. You will also need excellent communication skills, be computer confident, have attention to detail and the confidence to deal with internal and external stakeholders of all levels.

Reporting to the Director of HR, you will take the lead on all aspects of advertising vacancies, sourcing appropriate cost-effective advertising channels, monitoring recruitment needs and providing updates to the senior leadership team. Experience of working in an advertising environment, dealing with external agencies and on-line recruitment channels is preferable. Alongside the Recruitment Administrator (Application Lead) you will be jointly responsible to ensure that candidates are recruited under safer recruitment guidelines and all paperwork and records are maintained in a timely manner.  For a full list of responsibilities, please refer to the job profile.

We are a registered charitable trust comprising a special needs school, college, registered children's home and adult supported living houses.  Our school and college students are age 5-19 with severe and complex social communication and learning disabilities. Every member of our 280 staff plays a part in making a positive contribution to the lives of our students and tenants.  Students may visit the office so compassion, patience and empathy for their needs is vital. If you are recruited, you will be required to complete Team Teach positive behaviour support training as part of your induction before employment.*

Hours of work during term time: 8.30am - 4:30pm each day of the week with a 4:00pm finish on Friday (with ½ hour unpaid break each day). Some flexibility is possible over the hours to be worked during the School holidays.  This role is office based, but some home working is encouraged during the current pandemic.

Why St Joseph's?

  • 33 days paid holiday including public holidays
  • Free hot lunch during term time
  • Generous pension scheme 
  • Free car parking
  • Annual performance related pay progression
  • Employee assistance service (confidential, professional wellbeing and counselling 24/7 service)
  • Discount on gym, swim and classes at Cranleigh Leisure Centre
  • Induction programme
  • Based on a beautiful 23 acre site in Cranleigh, on the edge of the Surrey Hills

Own transport is desirable due to the rural location of the Trust. By joining St Joseph's you become a key worker.

The deadline for applications is 9am on Wednesday April 28th, 2021. Only applications made on the St Joseph's Specialist Trust application form will be considered for shortlisting and interview.  We welcome CVs and telephone enquiries on initial contact - please do feel free to call for more information, however we do not consider applications made by CV only.  It is anticipated that we will be interviewing by zoom shortly thereafter.

How to apply

For an application pack (including form, job profile and person specification), please visit us at

*St Joseph's requires all staff to pass trainin