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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:

Managing the recruitment process from initial enquiry through to candidate placement

·         Taking temporary job requirements and visit clients onsite to discuss requirements and assess company culture

·         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 clients, arranging interviews and managing the offer process, dealing with any negotiations that arise

·         Developing both existing and new business opportunities

·         Maintaining regular contact with existing client base, adopting an account management approach

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

·         Providing a consistently high level of service to both clients and candidates, to maintain strong brand reputation

·         Completing of registration paperwork, including registration form, diversity monitoring/criminal declaration form, and employer reference details

·         Adhering to all compliance guidelines (both legal and best practice)

 Essential Skills:

A proven track record gained within customer service

·         The ability to manage client relationships, and identify and develop new business opportunities

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

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

·         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

·         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

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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