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Candidate Consultant

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are the market leading education recruitment agency. We are looking to hire a talented individual in our Manchester office ASAP to work as a Candidate Consultant on a full time & permanent basis.

Previous experience is not essential. If you have a firm interest in Education and want to forge a career in recruitment, then this entry level opportunity is for you! Working as a Candidate Consultant will give you direct experience working with candidates and understanding of how to secure suitable placements and work. You will support an experienced team of recruiters and have the opportunity for career development and progression.

Teaching Personnel are constantly expanding due to growth in our business, this year alone we are supporting 20% more schools in Greater Manchester than we did in during 2018/19. Our success means we have further opportunities for talented individuals to join us. The successful applicant will work alongside our Secondary team, made up of 13 consultants and 3 geographical branches, to liaise with academies and secondary schools throughout Cheshire, Manchester and Lancashire.

The role of Candidate Consultant will involve the following daily duties;

  • Contacting Teachers and Teaching Assistants to start the registration process
  • Communicating with the branches and consultants regarding all vetting aspects
  • Advertising both permanent and temporary positions on behalf of our client schools
  • Creating adverts and job specs for our candidate mailing system
  • Data input of CV, career histories and references and seeking required documents
  • General check in calls regarding placements and candidate availability for work
  • Conducting interviews with your candidate pool alongside the consultant

The ideal candidate will have great interpersonal and social skills. Attention to detail is extremely important, as is the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and candidates, both in person and over the phone. You will be the go-to person during the registration process for candidates. Retaining and recording information is an extremely important factor for this position. An undergraduate degree in any subject would be beneficial but not essential.

Teaching Personnel will give you an unrivalled level of support and the opportunity to progress and develop a career within recruitment. Other benefits include:

  • Annual salary from GBP18,200 per year to reflect skills and experience
  • Internal training and development programme to enhance your knowledge
  • Contributory Stake holder Pension and Life Assurance
  • Generous holiday entitlement which increases with service
  • Reduced working hours during school holidays
  • Regular prizes and incentives for performance

Does this sound like an interesting position for you? Please apply now with an up to date CV.

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