Recruitment Assistant

8.00 - 9.00 GBP Hourly + GBP8.00 - GBP9.00/hour
02 Aug 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Recruitment Assistant
GBP8.00-GBP9.00 per hour
ST4 Stoke on Trent

Meridian Business Support are currently recruiting for a recruitment assistant based in Stoke on Trent.

The recruitment assistant position is within the public sector. We are looking for experienced candidates who would be a great asset to the company.

Duties to include:


To work as part of the HR Team providing an efficient and effective Recruitment and HR administration service covering all aspects of the administration and recruitment/HR processes for the recruitment and employment of staff at all levels within the company.

To co-ordinate the recruitment and employment processes for staff and managers including the progressing of vacancy authorisation forms, processing job files, work permit applications, processing applications and liaising with Human Resources, Workforce Information, Finance and Payroll.
* Provide general advice to staff, managers and potential employees on basic recruitment issues referring queries to the HR Services Officer and/or Manager as required.

Prepare and issue application packs, short-listing packs, interview packs, interview requests, reference requests, job offer letters and letters of appointment.

Prepare draft contracts of employment.

Proactively deal with recruitment enquiries from potential applicants regarding vacancies. Retrieve applicants' name, address, reference number and any other associated information from the recruitment in box and prepare and issue application forms/packs and associated information.

Produce all necessary documentation associated with the advertising of jobs including proof adverts and ensure that all other required documentation such as job descriptions and person specifications are available.

Liaise with managers regarding interview arrangements and their associated timescales and schedule dates in to the recruitment department work diary.

Liaise with the successful candidate after the interview to ensure all relevant referee and reference information is accessible in a timely manner. Request written references for candidates in all cases (Verbal references only in exceptional circumstances, followed up in writing to the referee). Inform unsuccessful candidates appropriately in writing.

Assist with auditing files upon return from the interview process and highlight any issues to the HR Services Officer and Manager as appropriate.

Inform the HR Services Officer of any issues/problems with any recruitment process so that decisions regarding appropriate action can be taken.

Person Specification

* MUST have experience in recruitment or HR
* Highly organised
* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
* Attention to detail, can-do attitude and willingness to go the extra mile
* Ability to co-operate with other departments


37.5 hours per week flexi time between

Monday - Thursday 8am-6pm Friday 8am-4.30pm


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Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Business