Recruitment & Selection Specialist Jobs

The main purpose of a Recruitment & Selection specialist job is to provide professional advice to line managers which can help adapt best practises in the recruitment and selection processes used by the company. It may also involve working directly with external agencies such as job centres and recruitment agencies.

Additional duties may include preparing job descriptions and person specifications; writing job advertisements and deciding how and where jobs will be advertised and designing or revising application forms, managing the redeployment of existing employees and, on occasion, assisting with the creation and implementation of redundancy programmes. This role will naturally involve intensive communication within the human resource department.

Recruitment specialists will also be involved in preparing recruitment material such as brochures and posters; developing creative recruitment solutions if the organisation is experiencing difficulties in attracting the appropriate level and quality of staff; screening application forms and short-listing applicants and devising, running and evaluating selection processes including interviews, psychometric tests, personality questionnaires and various group activities.

Recruitment & selection specialists keep up to date with current employment legislation and ensure that line managers are effectively briefed on any relevant changes.

Salaries can range from £20,000 to £40,000 depending on experience.

Pathway into Recruitment Search and Selection

Many organisations will require the applicant to have a Bachelors degree, preferrably with a Human Resource focus or related, however, it is possible that a recruitment consultant could work their way up to such positions.

It would also be useful to have accreditation from an official recruitment body such as the REC.

Contact the HR Division Team

Email the HR Division at hr@stafffinders.co.uk.

Candidates can submit a CV online using our Register online service.

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Job Listings

  1. Recruitment Coordinator

    Location: Argyll and Bute

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Recruitment - Inhouse

    Stafffinders are currently recruiting for a Recruitment Coordinator for our client at their resort based in Argyll and Bute. Due to location, the successful applicant must be able to drive and have access to their own transport.
     
    This is an excellent opportunity to work with a small but busy team ...

  2. International Recruitment Consultant – Edinburgh, Scotland.

    Location: Europe

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Recruitment & Selection Specialist

    International Recruitment Consultant – Edinburgh, Scotland.
    Your new company:
    Working closely alongside one of the company owners of this small specialist boutique International Recruitment firm operating all across the globe from their offices in central Edinburgh.
    Your role: As an International Recruitment Consultant, you will partner with some of the world ...

  3. HR Administrator

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £20766 to £22445 p/a

    Category: Assistant/Administration

    Stafffinders are delighted to be working with an Edinburgh based third sector organisation who are currently seeking a HR Administrator to join their busy team.

    This is a pivotal role within the team and you will be required to provide comprehensive administrative support to a team of three to ensure ...

  4. Industrial Recruitment Consultant

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: £22000 to £28000 p/a

    Category: Recruitment Consultancy

    “Ambitious and talented Industrial Recruitment Consultant, commercially focused with a target driven attitude, a fierce competitive streak and a desire to work with and nurture like-minded colleagues.”
    If you were writing about yourself in the third person, would this describe you??? If the answer is no, then thanks, but perhaps ...