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Job description

Teaching Personnel, the market leading education recruitment company, are looking to appoint a Candidate Consultant to work in their Dorset Secondary branch located in Southampton. The role is full time and permanent and starts immediately.   

About the role   

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 an 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. 

The Dorset Secondary branch support Secondary schools across Dorset and the surrounding areas. They provide teachers, cover supervisors, teaching assistants and tutors to support a wide variety of needs that the schools have. It is a well-established branch with experienced consultants that are ready to take the branch to the next level. The Candidate Consultant is vital in supporting the growth and success of the branch by assisting in recruiting quality candidates.   

Due to the current government restrictions, we are working from home full time (full IT equipment provided to support effective home working). When our offices reopen, we will return to a part time work/home based working pattern usually consisting of 2-3 days per week in the office.   

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 

Person Specification 

Previous experience in the field is not essential however the successful candidate will need to display the following skills/abilities:   

  • Great interpersonal and social skills   

  • Attention to detail and efficiency   

  • Good communication 

  • Relationship building   

  • Resilience and the ability to work to deadlines   

You will be the go-to person during the registration process for candidates. Retaining and recording information is also an extremely important factor for this position. An undergraduate degree in any subject would be beneficial but not essential. 

The Company 

Teaching Personnel offers fantastic learning and development opportunities from day 1. You will have excellent support from the minute you start and will also join our new starter tpGROW programme which will enhance your knowledge in all areas. We offer great career progression so if you do want to move into a recruitment consultant role then that is a possibility.   

The Dorset Secondary branch is part of the wider Dorset and Hants location made up of  many branches. All employees are career driven and work hard to support their clients and candidates. They are also a social bunch and regularly enjoy team activities both in and outside of work.   

Salary & Benefits   

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 GBP19,300 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 incr

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