Resourcing Consultant

Recruiter
Avenues Group
Location
Kent
Salary
22000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
04 Jan 2019
Closes
18 Jan 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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