Graduate Recruitment Consultant

Posted a week ago by Vision for Education - Newcastle

Newcastle upon Tyne
£18,000 - £22,000/annum

Vision for Education is one of the fastest growing Education Recruitment Agencies in the UK, specialising in Temporary and Permanent jobs for Teachers, Cover Supervisors, Teaching Assistants, and Nursery Nurses. Due to rapid expansion we are looking to take on a Graduate Recruitment Consultant in our Newcastle SEND Branch, which specialises in providing employment opportunities and staffing solutions for SEND Schools across the North East.

This is a chance for a driven, passionate graduate, who wants rapid career development and to make a difference, to join a company who operate in an ethical manner for all its stakeholders. Many recruitment companies prioritise people who can 'hard sell' but at Vision we want people who are genuine, outgoing, ethical and considerate.

Job Description

  • Providing exceptional customer service to client schools and candidates; being prepared to go above and beyond
  • Creatively developing new business relationships; here at Vision we take pride in our professional and friendly approach, without being pushy, utilising a range of marketing and networking opportunities to form strong relationships with our schools and candidates
  • Developing sound knowledge and understanding of the market place and candidate skill set to ensure successful matches/placements
  • Receiving applications, pre-screening, conducting face to face interviews, CV writing and actively sourcing suitable positions for individual candidates
  • Vacancy management: utilising the existing candidate base, advertising roles, shortlisting, head hunting, interview preparation, arranging interviews, negotiating pay/charge and pre/post interview support and feedback
  • Working between the hours of 7.30am – 6pm two days per week, 7.30am – 4pm two days per week and 7.30am – 4.30pm on a Friday.
  • During school summer holidays, hours of work are 9am – 3pm.

We Offer

  • Excellent Basic Salary.
  • Excellent Bonus Structure.
  • The opportunity to work for a market leading company, with a fantastic reputation in the local area.
  • An open, honest, transparent and professional working environment.
  • Career Development.

The successful candidate will have/be:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent time management, 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.
  • Ideally some experience of working within education, or with children or adults that have SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities)

After submitting your CV, you will be contacted by a manager at Vision to arrange an initial phone interview.


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