Recruitment Consultant : Twickenham : ??25k Comms

Lamb Personnel Ltd
City of London
24000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
27 Mar 2019
24 Apr 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time

Recruitment Consultant - Twickenham - ??25k + Comms

We are looking for a recruitment consultant to join our client a leading, specialist recruitment company, based in Twickenham area.

This position will suit someone who has proven experience in a commercial environment and with a background in medical / healthcare recruitment - Essential

Hours of business - Monday to Friday, 8.30-5.00 or 9.00-5.30

The purpose of the role:

The recruitment of candidates into temporary jobs.


  • The role is designed to place candidates into temporary jobs or assignments.
  • To make placements to generate revenue for the company
  • Operate effectively in a flexible and demanding environment and proactively engage with Clients and Contractors
  • Work effectively within a team as well as managing your own work load
  • Handle highly complex, sensitive and contentious information
  • Having the ability to deal with potentially aggressive/antagonistic situations and/or candidates
  • Close liaison with the Compliance Team, following strict client and internal guidelines
  • To support the delivery of day to day activities in candidate placements
  • Using networking in order to attract business from client companies
  • Advertising vacancies by drafting and placing adverts on our website
  • Using social media to advertise positions, attract candidates and build relationships with candidates
  • Headhunting - identifying and approaching suitable candidates who may already be in work
  • Using candidate databases to match the right person to the client's vacancy
  • Receiving and reviewing applications, managing interviews and tests and creating a shortlist of candidates for the client
  • Requesting references and checking the suitability of applicants before submitting their details to the client
  • Briefing the candidate about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the job in question
  • Preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients in respect of suitable applicants
  • Informing candidates about the results of their intended position
  • Negotiating pay and salary rates and finalising arrangements between client and candidates
  • Offering advice to both clients and candidates on pay rates, training and career progression
  • Working towards and exceeding targets that may relate to the number of candidates placed, a value to be billed to clients or business leads generated
  • To meet the requirements of any contracts, targets or key performance indicators which may be set by clients or the company

Knowledge, Training and Experience

  • Be able to demonstrate career progression to date in a commercial environment
  • Previous experience in recruitment desirable but not essential
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office with intermediate keyboard skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be able to cope under pressure
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good administration skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Be tactful and articulate
  • Be motivated and results driven
  • Be able to act quickly and decisively
  • Be persistent, patient and persuasive
  • Ability to prioritise work
  • Be able to meet targets and work to deadlines
  • To work both independently and as part of a team

Recruitment Consultant Salary- ??25k pa with commission scheme

We do try to get back to as many applicants as possible, however some roles are in very high demand, and we will always carefully select and shortlist the resumes that are most aligned to our client's requirements; so if you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks, then please assume that your application has not been shortlisted on this occasion.