Hackney Council is looking for a Recruitment Coordinator to join our recruitment team. Your role will be to provide seamless support to candidates and managers throughout the recruitment process. You will play an important part in helping us attract the best people to run services that are making Hackney a better place.
As Recruitment Coordinator you will provide excellent customer care to job applicants. You will respond to routine enquiries, send out information and help collate shortlists. We will also need you to make arrangements for interviews and candidate assessments.
Day to day you will support managers across the Council by arranging interviews, keeping in touch with new starters during their induction. You will need to be confident as you will be required to present and facilitate our Inductions days for new starters. You will also need to conduct pre-employment, DBS and right to work checks as needed for all new starters.
You must be able to demonstrate your experience in providing administrative support in a busy environment. To thrive in this role, you will need to be highly organised and enjoy managing a demanding workload. We need someone who is able to plan, and can prioritise tasks to ensure deadlines are met.
You must have experience using IT systems to keep records as well as using Applicant Tracking Systems. You should be a confident communicator, able to work effectively with our diverse communities and a strong team player. You will bring experience of administering security checks, such as DBS and ideally come from a Recruitment administration background.
Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.
If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below.
The recruitment process is anonymous. Therefore, we do not accept supporting statements or CVs.
When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience.
Closing date for applications: 03 July 2022
Interview date: TBC
We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.
Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.
The Council has a dedicated employment support service (Hackney Works), which offers Hackney residents guidance in relation to applying for jobs. If you are thinking about applying for a job, please contact the Hackney Works team to find out what support is available: firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Apply
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