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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/10/2020.

Recruitment Officer

Job Reference: J125-A-20-2425

gtd healthcare
HR Department
£21,909-£25,375 pa

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Recruitment Officer to join the People Services team at gtd healthcare.

The Recruitment Officer is a new role and will be instrumental in shaping the recruitment function within the People Services team. The successful candidate will need to be self-motivated and enthusiastic about internal recruitment, in order to build a ‘best practice’ recruitment strategy and accompanying processes, with support from the People Business Partners and the Head of People Services.

The Recruitment Officer will have the following key responsibilities (full role & duties can be found in the job description):

• Provide first level advice and guidance for employees & line managers on issues relating to recruitment and onboarding, in line with Company policies and procedures.
• Proactively engage with service managers to determine recruitment needs and ensure vacancies are filled as quickly as possible. Work closely with service managers throughout the recruiting process to ensure end to end support is provided.
• Work with the Head of People Services & service managers to put in place and work to a recruitment strategy and accompanying KPI’s to drive recruiting standards.
• Manage the end to end recruitment process, from writing adverts/job descriptions and posting vacancies, to completing shortlisting and arranging interviews, to compiling offers of employment and conducting corporate inductions for new starters.
• Identify new and different methods of attracting candidates and maintain a ‘talent pool’ which can be drawn upon for vacancies.
• Manage relationships with recruitment agencies, ensuring we consistently have competitive rates via use of a preferred supplier list and regular review.
• Support internal succession planning processes, and work with the People Business Partners to understand where internal employees may be suitable for vacancies as a result of these processes being undertaken. This may include opportunities for development of internal staff.

To be successful in this role, it is essential that the individual has experience of working in a recruitment environment, preferably internal recruitment, and has the ability to demonstrate a sound understanding of employment law and how this applies to recruitment processes.

The ideal candidate will be able to organise and prioritise a demanding workload and conflicting deadlines, remaining calm, efficient and confident even when under pressure. This role will be required to liaise with people, both internally and externally, at all levels, and therefore it’s imperative that the individual will be professional in their approach and have great people and communication skills.

It is also advantageous for the candidate to have worked in a healthcare industry previously, and used ‘People’ KPI’s/data to inform recruitment and retention strategies.

We put patients first – we understand that every person, every family and every community is unique; we always take the time to listen and we respond openly and honestly every time.

We look after our people – we understand that looking after our people helps them look after our patients. We have high expectations of our people and give them the training and support they need to perform exceptionally.

We give great quality care – we aim to meet the highest standards of excellence and safety all the time. If we can’t or don’t meet expectations we will honestly explain why not

We lead the way in transforming primary care – we use our experience and expertise to constructively challenge and suggest new and innovative ways of working, where we think this will improve health, healthcare and people’s experiences of it

We contribute to the wellbeing of our local communities – we aim to be more than a health care provider alone. We will look for opportunities to bring wider health benefits to the communities in which we work.

gtd healthcare is committed to providing equality of opportunity and applications will be considered on the basis of their suitability. All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.
gtd healthcare is an NHS Pensions employing authority.

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