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Recruitment Officer

Job Title: Recruitment Officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Walthamstow, London, South East
Salary: £13.44/hour
Reference: 206737867
Contact Name: CV-Library
Job Published: October 18, 2017 07:36

Job Description

Our client is looking for an experienced Recruitment Officer to work on a 36 hour per week contract role to start on the 16-10-17 until the 29-12-17 with  a likely extension   A developmental opportunity has arisen in our Fostering Recruitment and Assessment Team. The Recruitment Officer would join a busy fostering Recruitment & Assessment team in increasing our pool of foster carers.  The successful candidate will have an ability to communicate effectively with the general public, sharing information on the fostering and adoption process at the initial stage of enquiry. They will have a personable manner and be able to gather some basic information to make a judgement about suitability for fostering, identifying when they need to seek management clarification. They will be able to collect, record and produce data and reports of enquiries, and track the progress of applicants statistically. They will have a calm and reliable manner and be able to work as part of a team. Knowledge of fostering and adoption is desirable, however the post may also suit candidates who have experience of working in a children and families setting       . Knowledge, Skills and Experience - Substantial experience arranging and supporting meetings, activities and events. - Substantial experience of working in a large customer focused organization. - Good working knowledge of relevant processes and systems and awareness of policy and procedure framework. - Excellent knowledge of service provided in own area and awareness of wider Council activities. - Excellent knowledge of Microsoft office applications. - Good verbal and written communication skills. - Numerate and accurate with attention to detail. - Note-taking skills. - Experience in dealing with customers.    Indicative Qualifications   English and Math Qualification Relevant NVQ Level 3 qualification (or equivalent)