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Trainee Recruitment Consultant


  • Salary:
  • Location: Chester
  • Contract: Permanent


Vital People are one of the most successful, independently owned, flexible labour service providers in the North West. Launched in 2011 Vital has grown into a multi-million turnover recruitment business with an enviable customer portfolio and a reputation for delivering exceptional service & innovative recruitment solutions.

 Key Responsibilities:

 Supporting the recruitment process from initial enquiry through to candidate placement

·         Effectively matching candidates using tried and tested methodology

·         Maximising available resourcing tools, including job site searching, existing candidate database, candidate referrals, social media

·         Screening candidates, matching their skills to specific job requirements and company cultures

·         Conducting telephone screenings, registration interviews and post-registration calls with candidates Submitting relevant CVs to Consultants, arranging interviews with candidates

·         Holding group/ individual registrations off site

·         Working within a targeted environment to achieve service-quality goals

·         Providing a consistently high level of service to candidates

·         Completing of registration paperwork

·         Ensuring correct ID is gained at registration, to ensure Eligibility to Work in the UK checks are completed

·         Adhering to all compliance guidelines

·         Working closely with colleagues to ensure departmental and company targets are achieved

·         Any other ad hoc duties as required to support business activities

 Essential Skills:

 The drive and tenacity to achieve goals, whilst maintaining the highest possible service standards

·         A flexible approach to problem solving within a professional business environment

·         A genuine passion for customer service

·         Organised way of working, able to manage several key projects/tasks at one time to meet strict deadlines

·         An honest approach, ensuring that any commitments to candidates and clients are met and expectations are managed effectively

·         PC skills in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and inhouse database systems

·         Ideally educated to a minimum of A-level standard, with GCSE grades C or above in Maths and English

·         Strong communication skills, written and verbal, face to face and over the phone

·         Full UK driving licence with own car

Benefits include:

 We believe wholeheartedly in teamwork, staff development, training and structured career paths. We also believe in rewarding the hard work of colleagues by offering competitive salaries and a range of employee benefits, including:

 Up to 31 days holiday per year

·         Company Bonus Schemes

·         Free car parking

·         Private Medical cashback scheme



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