Trainee Recruitment Consultant

School Office - Essex

Ref: 601Thursday 13 January 2022

Trainee Recruitment Consultant – Special Education Needs - Brentwood

Would you like to work for a Specialist SEND consultancy, where the highest priority is transparency and inclusivity?

Are you looking for an opportunity to join a recruitment team in which you are valued and respected?

Who you will be working for:

PS… We are a specialist SEND consultancy!

Parker Smith Inclusion is an ethical, people focused recruitment consultancy completely dedicated to SEND. We provide our clients with high quality professionals, through the use of a transparent business model, outstanding personal service and prices you can trust are ethical. The business is fairly new, we opened in March 2021 (Mid Pandemic!) and we are delighted to be growing our team much sooner than planned, including moving to larger office space next month!

Your role as a trainee recruitment consultant will require you to source experienced teaching and support professionals who cover these key areas:

  • Mental Health
  • Therapies
  • All areas of SEND – Autism, Physical Disabilities, Moderate and Severe Learning Disabilities
  • Interventions

Your main focus will be to develop trusting and strong candidate relationships. PS Inclusion is dedicated to finding the perfect ‘match’ for both our clients and our candidates.

Your role as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant:

We are looking for someone with a positive, can-do attitude, who has the desire and self-discipline to achieve. No experience necessary as full training will be provided however, previous experience in a similar role or a graduate looking for a fresh new experience is beneficial.

You will need to poses excellent interpersonal and communication skills and have the confidence to approach candidates and schools via telephone. A team-focused approach to your work is ESSENTIAL and you will also need to be able to effectively manage your workload. The ability to learn quickly and be able to use your own initiative in a growing business is essential for this role.

A typical day will involve calling applicants, sourcing quality candidates through job boards, the company database, social media sites, cold calls and referrals. Writing and posting adverts for live jobs, arranging pre-screening interviews. Conducting zoom calls for a more in-depth overview of experience, their career ambitions, and arranging client interviews. As a consultant you will also be working towards building your own desk and client relationships, so consistency and confidence is key.

A successful candidate can expect:

  • Initial base salary of £19,000
  • Access to the Consultant Commission Scheme when trained, resourcing bonuses whilst candidate based
  • Short hours during school holidays!
  • Excellent ongoing training with fantastic earning potential
  • No unrealistic KPIs or pointless cold call targets, service delivery and integrity at the forefront of every expectation
  • Amazing team of experienced professionals
  • Social and fun culture

We pride ourselves on our high standards of customer care and genuine drive towards transparent and ethical recruitment.

Our offices are based on Brentwood High St, a short walk from Brentwood station, with parking available at William Hunter Way.

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, please apply with your CV today or give us a call, we can’t wait to hear from you!