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Talent Acquisition Assistant

Location: West Bristol
Posted: 06/03/2020

Job Type: Permanent

Are you interested in Recruitment and HR?

Do you have some office administration experience?

We are excited to be recruiting for one of the South West’s most established public sector organisations.  Based in Portishead and working as part of the Recruitment and HR team as a Recruitment Administrator, you will be fully trained to support the recruitment, onboarding and redeployment of all levels of staff within the organisation.   

While initially a 12-month fixed term contract, this Recruitment Administrator position is an amazing opportunity for you to get your foot in the door as there is likely to be permanent opportunities in the team and wider business.  If you do a good job, they won’t want to lose you!

As a Recruitment Administrator, you will be required to work 37 hours a week Monday to Friday, with flexibility between the hours of 8.30 a.m. and 6.00 p.m.  There is plenty of parking, a subsidised gym and restaurant, and even a Costa onsite! 

Daily duties and responsibilities of the Recruitment Administrator to include;

  • Supporting the recruitment, selection and promotion process for new employees, transferees and secondments
  • Receiving requests from recruiting managers and agreeing timeframes
  • Creating and publishing adverts on the organisation’s intranet and website, and updating and uploading application forms to be specific to the role
  • Liaising with recruiting managers regarding advert content, making recommendations for paid advertising for specialist roles
  • Saving all application forms and accompanying documents, forwarding these along with any shortlisting guidance to the recruiting manager
  • Advising of unsuccessful applications via email and sending interview request emails to successfully shortlisted applicants
  • Forwarding interview schedules to the recruiting manager
  • Supporting the onboarding process for new employees, coordinating recruitment checks and liaising with the vetting team
  • Preparing and issuing employment contracts
  • Updating employment contracts for transferees and secondments
  • Promoting the organisation in communities, attending careers events and workshops to build engagement

While no previous experience of Recruitment or HR is required for this Recruitment Administrator position, you should have some previous office administration experience to help you get started.  This is along with strong attention to detail and a good working knowledge of Excel.  You will be expected to liaise with all levels of staff and applicant, so excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must. 

If this sounds like your cup of tea, then please apply or get in contact today!