Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Job Description

Always wanted to work in Recruitment? Finding it hard to break into the industry?

Our person-centred approach to developing new talent allows our employees to unlock their full potential and forge a successful career within the recruitment industry.

Our robust in-house training program supports and encourages growth, enabling the development of the strong and rounded skill set required to progress your career.

How are we different to our competitors?

  • We offer a starting basic salary of £25,625 with a guaranteed increase to £27,500 following the successful completion of your training program.
  • Performance-related bonus (approximately £5k per annum)
  • 20% bonuses paid out on perm placements
  • Weekly or monthly pay
  • Enjoy up to 34 holidays per year.
  • Then take another paid day off every year to celebrate your work anniversary!
  • We have a team of Mentors on hand to help you succeed
  • We boast an in-house Training Team that delivers industry-leading training throughout your career
  • Continuous Personal Development
  • We offer clear paths, support, and encouragement for genuine career progression all the way to  management level.
  • Company events
  • All our sites offer free on-site parking.
  • Dress down on Fridays.

Key Information

Posted: May 02, 2024
Location: Nottingham
Duration: Full Time
Hourly Rate: We offer a starting basic salary of £25,625 with a guaranteed increase to £27,500 following the successful completion of your training program.

Experience & Qualifications

Entering the industry as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant is an excellent way to learn in a supportive working environment, but what skills and attributes do you need?

  • A resilience to work under pressure and to deadlines.
  • A drive to overcome challenges and problem solve.
  • A genuine desire to succeed and develop your career.
  • A team player attitude.
  • Previous experience in a business to business customer service or sales environment (not retail).
  • Educated ideally to A Level.
  • A driving licence and access to transport.

Based in our Nottingham office your duties as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant will include:


  • Developing strong relationships with all clients, maximizing our market share potential
  • Providing unrivalled levels of customer service.
  • Communicating with customers regularly – creating staffing solutions, advising on market trends, troubleshooting, and discussing future requirements.


  • Proactively sourcing new candidates using a variety of different methods.
  • Managing applications, ensuring that they comply with legislative guidelines.
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with candidates, ensuring a positive candidate experience throughout the recruitment process
  • Identifying and maximising work opportunities for applicants.
  • Utilise social media platforms to promote job openings and engage with potential candidates.


  • Creating, developing, and maintaining relationships with a variety of clients,
  • Securing new business using various Business Development techniques, including cold calling
  • Utilise social media platforms to engage with potential clients

You will be office based Monday to Friday. You will also be required to take part in our on call service on a rota basis

Recruitment is a rewarding and challenging career, but one that offers diversity and no two days are the same!

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