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Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Job Title: Trainee Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: £20000 - £22000/annum commission
Reference: 213292974
Contact Name: CV-Library
Job Published: March 28, 2021 08:41

Job Description

We are currently looking for an energetic and friendly individual to join our ever-expanding team as a Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant based in our Newcastle location. The central Newcastle office, based in the city centre, is one of our busiest locations and has seen huge growth over the last 12 months. We are looking for a trainee recruitment consultant to join the team to help support and maintain existing business, while also growing and developing the business into new areas. The Tyne Tees Primary team cover schools in across a wide geographical area, so the ability to drive and have access to your own vehicle is essential for this role.   Our Newcastle team is made up of diverse, dynamic, and social individuals with varying experience and backgrounds. They always maintain a positive working environment and have a good reputation amongst clients and candidates for delivering excellent customer service while also maintaining very positive professional relationships.   This is a full time, permanent position starting as soon as possible. Our current working arrangement (post lockdown) consists of a part time home/office-based structure. Full IT equipment will be provided for home working.   Main Duties and Responsibilities  As a Trainee Recruitment Consultant at Teaching Personnel, you are the vital link between our client schools and candidates. You will join a thriving team covering a specialist Primary sector and will be responsible for building your candidate pool and school base across a local area.  You will:  Make a high volume of sales and business development calls to schools across your local area  Build and develop your own candidate database by sourcing and recruiting quality teachers and support staff and matching them to temporary and permanent job placements  Have regular face-to-face client visits (via video conferencing due to COVID-19) to build relationships with key decision makers in schools   Work to KPIs and targets in line with your branch and career ladder  Contribute to the wider team and help support group performance   About Us  We have provided a first-rate service to over 5,000 schools throughout the UK since 1996. We have registered hundreds of thousands of teachers and classroom support staff and are the first-choice agency for over 12,000 job seekers. We have 80+ branches across England & Wales, a career path that can take you to the very top and a culture that rewards hard work and promotes teamwork. Teaching Personnel is your place to thrive.  Our market leading learning and development programmes ensure that employees are constantly benefitting from excellent training regardless of their level or length of service. Our ‘always improving’ attitude means that you will have access to our professional development programmes from day 1 and will always be wholly supported throughout your career journey.   You will be pushed to explore your potential from day one by participating in our internal learning and development programme and receiving unrivalled support in branch. We have a specific career path for our Education Recruitment Consultants to progress. We review performance regularly and you may qualify for promotions up to four times per year.  About You  You will be educated to degree level and have a passion for education. The ideal candidate will also have excellent communication skills and an outgoing personality. Prior knowledge of the education sector would also be beneficial to the role. Resilience and the ability to perform in challenging environments is also essential.   You will have the opportunity to demonstrate these skills throughout out interview process if you are shortlisted which consists of a telephone interview, first interview, psychometric tests and a second interview if you are successful at the first stage.   Hours of Work  This role is offered on a full time, permanent basis (42.5 hours per week, 5 days per week).  Salary and Benefits  In return for your efforts, we offer a great package consisting of:  Annual salary from £20,000 per year to reflect skills and experience plus performance-related commission  25 days holiday + UK bank holidays, increasing with service  Reduced working hours during school holidays  Contributory pension scheme  Life assurance  Nationwide retail discounts and perks