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Date Added: Sat 06/02/2021

Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Scunthorpe, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £22500 - £26000 / annually

Job title: Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Location: Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire 

Contract: Permanent Salary: £22,500-£26,000 OTE


Vision for Education is looking to appoint a Trainee Recruitment Consultant to join our team in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, where you will be working with schools across Lincolnshire. This is a fantastic opportunity for a recruitment consultant to join the market leaders in education recruitment in the Lincolnshire area, recruiting high-quality teaching and support staff for short and long-term placements and permanent roles.


The role

Vision for Education is proud to offer an unrivalled service to both schools and teachers.

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

· Working with a large client base - many of the schools work exclusively with Vision for Education.

· Using sales, business development and marketing techniques and networking opportunities to attract business from client schools.

· Visiting clients to build and develop close working relationships.

· Developing a good understanding of client schools; what they do and their culture and environment.

· Advertising vacancies by placing adverts on a variety of job boards including the Vision for Education website and the TES website.

· Using social media to advertise positions, attract candidates and build relationships with candidates, employers, and the teaching community.

· 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 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.

· Preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients in respect of suitable applicants.

· Organising interviews for candidates as requested by the client.

· Informing candidates about the results of their interviews.

· Using our Salesforce system to manage bookings.

· Coordinating sponsorship activities for client schools.


The successful Recruitment Consultant will have/be:

· Excellent communication and sales skills.

· The ability to grow a desk (primary, secondary or SEND) from the start.

· Excellent time management and organisational skills.

· An ability to organise their own workload and meet deadlines.

· Self-motivated and resilient.

· The ability to act on their own initiative.

· Possess a professional and ethical approach to business.

· Be able to forge and maintain relationships over the telephone and face-to-face.

· Possess a desire to exceed the highest levels of customer service.

· Operate effectively as part of a happy, motivated team.


What we offer

· Excellent salary package with an open-ended bonus system.

· Company/team performance incentives throughout the year.

· Excellent career progression and professional development opportunities.

· Regular team events.

· Friendly, professional, and hard-working team environment.

· Reduced working hours during school holidays.


How to apply

To be considered for the role of Trainee Recruitment Consultant please email an

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