Recruitment Officer

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere

Location: Newtown, Powys

The Job:

The successful candidate will work closely with Line Managers and HR Team to ensure the effective delivery of a professional recruitment service


  • Work with line managers to agree recruitment process and timelines for each vacancy
  • Work with line managers to ensure job descriptions/person specifications are aligned to requirements of each post, amending and updating where necessary.
  • Provide advice and guidance on appropriate sourcing/selection methods and draft creative advert copy aligned to requirements of job description and person specification
  • Manage advert response by tracking candidate applications.
  • Liaise with managers and candidates to arrange and confirm interview schedules, preparing timetables and assessment materials when required.
  • Ensure interview questions are aligned to requirements of job description/person specification and are competency based.
  • Maintain a presence on selected interview panels to ensure compliance with current employment legislation.
  • Work with HR Business Partner to evaluate and review current processes/procedures for continuous improvement purposes.
  • Initiate and track all pre-employment checks for new starters, to facilitate a smooth and timely process, keeping relevant managers up-to-date on progress.


  • Advanced MS Office Skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Good standard of education, GCSE or equivalent.
  • Able to demonstrate experience of managing end-to-end recruitment processes within an in-house environment.
  • Experience in sourcing high volumes of vacancies.
  • Proven experience of arranging, conducting and evaluating interviews.
  • Proven experience of providing advice and guidance on recruitment methods and best practice.
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