Recruitment and training advisor

Role Recruitment and training advisor
Salary  £24,000 – £26,000
Hours 37 hours per week
Accountable to Head of people
Responsible for  No line management at present
Based St Ives, Cambridgeshire

About Caring Together

Caring Together is a leading charity supporting unpaid carers of all ages across Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and Norfolk.

We are passionate about helping people get the practical support and advice that really makes a difference to them – before, during and after their caring role.

At Caring Together Charity our vision is a world with no unpaid carer in crisis, isolated or struggling alone.

About the role

The recruitment and training advisor plays a key role in ensuring we have the right people with the right training in the right place to offer our homecare service which is key to ensuring unpaid carers get much needed breaks from their caring responsibilities.

Working within the People team and reporting to the head of people the recruitment and training advisor will also work closely with the head of care and care team managers, ensuring we are delivering a creative, engaging, positive and safe recruitment and new starter process as well as ensuring our people are engaging with ongoing training and development.

Key accountabilities of the role include:

  • Working with hiring managers, external providers, and others to deliver an engaging and positive recruitment experience which fosters an inclusive, and diverse culture.
  • Be proactive in coordinating and delivering on recruitment requests from the care team and providing regular management information on recruitment performance.
  • Ensuring an excellent candidate experience and that all correspondence with candidates is positive, timely and engaging.
  • Responsible for ensuring safe recruitment and legislative requirements are met including organising interview panels, gaining references and administering the DBS screening process. Keeping up to date with legislation highlighting changes and cascading knowledge.
  • Carry out training to maximise individual and team potential, including mandatory social care training, observations, workshops, virtual training, individual specialist support, assessing trainee learning

What we require from you includes:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social care or equivalent experience.
  • Experience of working as a care professional in a care setting or previous experience of delivering training within care.
  • Understanding of safe recruitment practices.
  • Good level of computer literacy and the ability to pick up systems.
  • Creative with the ability to think outside of the box in devising recruitment campaigns.

What we can offer you includes:

  • Discount scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave (not including bank holidays)
  • Opportunity for professional development

Please click here to download the Recruitment and training advisor job pack [PDF, 119kb]

To apply

If you would like to have a chat with us about this role we would love to hear from you – just click here to contact us and we can arrange this.

To apply, please email your CV along with a covering letter describing how you meet the person specification to [email protected]

Closing date: 9am on Monday 11 September
It is anticipated that interviews for this post will take place in week beginning: 25 September

We are currently not registered for the skilled sponsorship programme, therefore we are unfortunately unable to accept any applications in this criterion. Please only apply if you have the relevant UK right to work documentation.