Recruitment Trainee

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Paying: E Up to £25k (after training) + benefits

Contract Type: Permanent


Hours of Work: Monday to Friday between 8:00am : 6.00pm, flexible to the needs of the business

Vital People are one of the most successful independently owned recruitment service providers in the North West. We deal in all sectors of recruitment, flexible labour supply and payroll support services. We do business with some of the most recognisable businesses in the North West and we have an ambitious plan for further growth in 2017 & beyond.

To support this growth plan we are currently looking to recruit several “stars of the future” to join our team as academy trainees with immediate starts.

The recruitment sector offers a combination of dynamic business environment, personal development, people interaction, great career prospects and high earning potential. The most successful people in the Recruitment Industry started from the bottom up, with no experience of the job or the sector and from all types of personal background. There are no barriers to success and there is no glass ceiling. High achievers in this industry all share the same attributes : a willingness to learn, a determination to be successful and a will to win!

Successful applicants for these roles will join the business as a trainee and for the first 3 months of your career with us you will be enter an academy style environment, learning and being tested in different sectors of the business and in different disciplines including:

  • Business Administration
  • Talent Resourcing
  • Customer Service
  • Service Delivery and Candidate Management
  • Account Management
  • Revenue Maximisation
  • Sales and Business Development

After the first 3 months we will assess the skillsets for which you have shown the most aptitude, and you will then be placed into a role that best reflects those skills. For the next 3 months of your career with us, you will be assigned to an experienced mentor and assessed against a set of pre-agreed targets.

If you are successful during this phase of the academy, you will then be offered a permanent role in your chosen discipline and receive a salary & benefits package that are commensurate with that role.

We are looking for stars of the future. Experience is not required and successful applicants can come from any career background or job history. We will provide full training & a great career opportunity: what we are looking for is people who are prepared do what it takes to make the most of that opportunity.

Candidates must be:

  • A people person with a demonstrable interest in the recruitment and HR sectors
  • Presentable as this is a customer facing business
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Genuinely Ambitious
  • Genuinely Competitive

Successful candidates at first stage, will be employed full time and paid National Minimum Wage during the training academy stages of their employment. Upon successful completion of training stages, you will be offered a permanent role with a starting salary of between £17,000 and £20,000 (depending on job description) plus bonuses and benefits. We expect our most successful candidates will earn OTE of £25k in the first full year of their career with us.

Interested candidates are invited to write a letter of application explaining the reasons that you wish to pursue a career in the recruitment sector and highlighting the skills and attributes that you believe make you suitable for the role. You should also explain why you feel that this opportunity is the right one for you and provide a summary of your job history to date (a CV is not required but would be helpful)

Keywords: Recruitment, Sales, Administration, Customer Service, Trainee

Unfortunately due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven’t contacted you within 48 hours please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies

We are an equal opportunities agency and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

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