Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Smart Solutions Recruitment
Cardiff, Swansea & South Wales
500.00 - 19500.00 GBP Annual + 00
05 Nov 2018
13 Nov 2018
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time

Smart Solutions have an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Recruitment Consultant to join our Cardiff Branch

The role is to support the recruitment team with sourcing and screening candidates for new and existing clients. To understand and match the needs of the clients and candidates, who you will be in touch with on a daily basis, along with office administration.


  • Gaining a thorough understanding of the client's business and recruitment requirements
  • Generating candidate response through advertising via job boards, candidate mail shots and database searches
  • Managing candidate response via e-mail and telephone, booking suitable applicants for registration with consultants
  • Pre- screening candidates for suitability
  • Candidate holiday management
  • Maintaining candidate working schedule
  • Briefing candidates about their responsibilities
  • Ensuring all candidate and new starter files are compliant
  • Creating and updating candidate records
  • Answering the phone and handling queries where possible
  • Payroll & office administration
  • Daily management of Smarts internal recruitment software system
  • Additional ad-hoc duties as required, to support the day to day running of the branch

Skills Required

  • Carry out work instructions in line with Key Processes
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • The ability to work to deadlines
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills
  • Strong motivational, innovative and interpersonal skills
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Good communication skills at all level
  • The ability to work calmly under pressure

The Company reserves the right to vary or amend the tasks and responsibilities of the post holder at any time according to the needs of the Company's business.

Information contained therein is not exhaustive but describes key elements of the function