An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Home Support Matters, a leading Health & Social Care organisation in Norfolk and Suffolk, as our Recruitment Officer. If you are a Recruitment professional with experience of in-house or agency recruitment, we would love to hear from you!
You will be confident in recruiting for all roles but in particular Care Workers, Support Workers and office-based staff. In this sector, recruitment is always ongoing, so you must be comfortable with a fast paced, challenging and high workload. You'll be skilled in advertising, shortlisting and interviewing candidates and you will be confident that you can learn everything you need to know about the CQC requirements for safer recruitment, DBS and Right to Work requirements.
With a focus on direct sourcing and offering an excellent experience to candidates, you must have a passion for the work that is involved in making this possible. Amongst other duties, the Recruitment Officer will be responsible for carrying out all checks including DBS, Right to Work and references, collating all new starter documentation and ensuring the new starter files are compliant and uploaded to our people management system, before creating and sending employment contracts and welcome documentation.
This role works closely with the HR and Training teams to ensure a streamlined and welcoming introduction to the business and is based in Beccles with some requirements to work in Norwich. There will also be a requirement to attend recruitment fairs, as and when needed. The role will report into the Human Resources Advisor and the working hours are 37.5 per week.
Essential skills are:
- Excellent communication skills both interpersonal and electronic
- Previous experience within a 360recruitment role
- Ability to work on own initiative but also work well within a team
- Able to work well under pressure, handle multiple tasks and prioritise
- Driving licence and own transport
- REC Recruitment qualification or equivalent
- Good understanding or experience working within the health and social care sector
- Demonstrate experience of high-volume recruitment
- If you are new to care, you may like to complete the Question of Care on the Skills for Care website or research Adult Social Care on YouTube before applying. This will introduce you to care and what it means to support people.
- Please note the closing date for this job vacancy; you will be contacted by email or text with the outcome of your application or, in the absence of an email address or mobile number, you will be written to.
- You will be expected to complete a comprehensive induction and training programme.
- If your application is successful and a conditional job offer is made you will expected to pay for your initial DBS check (enhanced version for vulnerable adults) and once you have received your reference number, you will be expected to sign up to the online DBS Update Service and will be responsible for the annual fee.