Recruitment Assistant

Lakeside, Portsmouth
About The Role
Recruitment Assistant – fixed term contract until end of 2022
Inspire our People, Build our Future

We have a fantastic, fixed term opportunity for a Recruitment Assistant  to join our high performing Talent Acquisition team initially on fixed term contract basis. With exciting changes taking place across our inhouse talent provision, we are on the look out for the latest addition to our growing team. You’ll be a master at spinning plates and will jump in with helping the team to keep up with business requirements specifically across temp and internal recruitment as well as resourcing for vacancies. If you are highly organised, calm under pressure and have pace and resilience, this could be a great opportunity to add a new string to your bow!

Where do you fit in?

Working under the wing of the Talent Acquisition Manager, you’ll co-ordinate all temp recruitment activity across the business. This includes capturing business requirements, liaising with third party agencies and managing candidates on our Eploy application tracking system. You’ll also co-ordinate all the internal vacancies, progressing candidates to hiring manager review on Eploy and booking interviews. We’ll also pull on your admin skills with a wide range of recruitment admin tasks from data cleansing and inbox management  to advert audits and monthly reporting. Additionally, you'll get an opportunity to help the team out with sourcing activity using varied search techniques from job board Booleans to LinkedIn Recruiter.

What’s in it for you?

  • A fixed term role in a fast paced team on a mission to build a best in class Talent Acquisition function that caters for Checkatrade growth plans. 
  • A fantastic team around you with over 35 years recruitment experience between us - we genuinely care about the quality of our work, and we make sure we have fun too.
  • Full training and space to apply yourself. Got a good idea to improve things – let’s talk it through!
  • £23K per annum pro rata, with all the usual Checkatrade perks.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Excellent communication skills – on the phone, in person and in writing.
  • Organised, pragmatic, process driven and diligent.
  • You love to tick things off your to do list and take the ownership to see things through by all ensuring all tasks are completed to timelines, your stakeholders are up to date and on the know – be that candidates or hiring managers.
  • Pace, tenacity and resilience. Recruitment is a tough but a rewarding career so a can do attitude, tenacity and positive attitude are a must.
About Us

Checkatrade is the consumer choice for finding a local reputable and reliable tradesperson. For over 20 years, we've been the place where reputation matters most - and if you join us, you’ll ensure that our trade members continue to uphold these high standards. With 44,000  trades available to help with your home improvement project, we’re here to help no matter how big or small the project you are undertaking is. We're currently going through a period of significant investment and growth and we're looking for exceptional people to join us on our journey to help us achieve our ambitious goals. This is a really exciting time to join our team.

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