Senior Recruitment & Retention Advisor – Human Resources

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Senior Recruitment & Retention Advisor – Human Resources
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Contract / Temporary

Gloucestershire 5236288

Posted: 18th September 2023 13:36
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  • Pay Rate:

    £19.31 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 5-6 months

  • Gloucester, Gloucestershire,

    GL1 2TG

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Temporary Senior Recruitment & Retention Advisor – Human Resources

Reference no:  Gloucestershire 5236288

Pay Rate: £19.31 per hour PAYE

37 hours Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 5-6 months

City: Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Hybrid working – 2 days in the office

An experienced recruiter is required who will lead on recruitment campaigns for managers as part of our transformation plan for Highways, Traffic and Transport.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing a service focused on high performance and quality that exceeds standards and delivers positive outcomes.
  • Monitoring and managing performance, including carrying out performance reviews, managing all employee related issues, and ensuring the achievement of individual and team targets.
  • Managing a small caseload, advising and supporting them to return to work, remain in work or find new employment.
  • Leading the development of their network of relationships, building capacity and ensuring the success of their job retention services across all providers.
  • Monitoring and analysing delivery network performance, building service capability, capacity and quality.
  • Liaise with our advertising agency to post on external job boards.
  • Use social media for advertising.
  • Carry out shortlisting.
  • Arrange the selection process.
  • Work with recruitment administrators to ensure the candidate has a smooth recruitment journey.


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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:



  1. Educated to minimum GCSE level C or above including Maths and English.


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Sound experience managing a team and performance management procedures.
  3. Proven case management experience working with individuals with complex needs overcome employment related barriers.
  4. Experience innovating and improving processes and systems.
  5. Strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to engage and motivate.
  6. Understanding of and a positive attitude towards complex needs and requirements.
  7. Solid organisation and time management skills.
  8. A proactive, solution-focused and innovative approach.
  9. Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft applications



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Job Ref: Gloucestershire 5236288
Senior Recruitment & Retention Advisor – Human Resources
Client Category: Local Authority

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Senior Recruitment & Retention Advisor – Human Resources
Client Category: Local Authority

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