Resourcing Consultant

Avenues Group
22000.00 GBP Annual
04 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time

Avenues is a specialist provider of social care, supporting people with complex needs to enjoy life.

We have an exciting opportunity for a full time Resourcing Consultant to join our Resourcing Team based at Head Office in Sidcup and South East Office. Working 5 out of 7 days a week from a rolling rota;

Covering Monday to Friday, shifts between 8am - 8pm.

You will also be required for holiday and sickness cover, Saturday and Sundays, 9am - 5pm based on the department needs.

Training will be Monday-Friday, 9am - 5pm.

As part of the team, you will be expected to participate in the On call rota (on-call payments applicable);

Monday to Friday 6am - 8am & 8pm - 11pm.

Saturday and Sunday 6am - 9am & 5pm - 11pm.

Duties will include:

  • Pro-actively communicate with Bank employees to obtain availability and fill service shift requirements with the aim in reducing agency spend in a very busy and fast paced environment
  • Build relationships with services, clients, and agency staff in order to effectively allocate work to accommodate need within working hours and whilst working on call.
  • Where relevant provide rotas, key safe information, client details, etc to the relevant employee/agency members in order to ensure vital/relevant information is available for a high quality service to be delivered
  • Maintain internal databases and where required produce reports from the databases. (People Planner)
  • Effectively manage the agency purchase order system on a weekly basis and authorise invoices
  • Accurately input/amend shift/visit information in order to allocate and confirm and where relevant charge for work completed for reporting, accounting and payroll purposes.
  • Report to the Senior Resourcing Consultant and Business Partner any operational issues which need to be resolved
  • Partake as a panel member on interviews and bank recruitment open days
  • Monitor and maintain all databases and systems

Benefits of working for Avenues Group

  • 31 annual leave days including bank holidays (pro-rated)
  • Career progression and internal opportunities
  • Sector leading learning and development facilities
  • Ongoing support from local and central teams
  • The ability to build long-term relationships with the people we support
  • A permanent, stable job in an ever-growing organisation
  • Company pension scheme

What knowledge and experience should you have?

  • Experience within an agency setting, Recruitment, HR, Training setting or a very busy call centre would be preferable
  • Experience of office administration work
  • Experience of IT systems, databases and MS Office.
  • Experience of using databases to manipulate and retrieve data
  • Experience of working as part of a team and supporting colleagues

What skills and abilities will you need?

  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels, both verbally and written
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Pro-active with ability to work autonomously
  • To be able to think outside of the box and problem solve
  • Able to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Able to respond to frequently changing work patterns, ensuring deadlines are met in a very fast paced and busy work environment
  • To be a driver with access to your own vehicle

Apply today by sending an up-to-date CV to find out more about careers with Avenues and how you can make a difference to someone's life.

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