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Recruitment Assistant (0823)

The Role

Working as a Recruitment Assistant, you’ll work as part of Irwin Mitchell’s national Recruitment team to provide a comprehensive service to the business. You will work closely to support one of four Lead Resourcing Consultants with a view to save on agency spend, improve candidate experience and ultimately recruit top talent into Irwin Mitchell.

We’d like you to be highly organised with previous experience as a Recruitment Assistant within a busy team. Given the nature of the role, it’s essential you can work quickly and accurately and are able to work to changing priorities. Using Irwin Mitchell’s recruitment portal, you’ll post jobs, screen candidates and ensure that all information held is up-to-date and consistent.

You’ll need to be a skilled communicator who is able to work with tact, professionalism and discretion at all times. You’ll liaise with candidates, agencies and in some instances hiring managers to provide support at every step of the recruitment process; scheduling interviews, providing support and guidance and also delivering feedback where necessary. You’ll work closely with other HR colleagues to support effective candidate sharing and on-boarding of new recruits.

Using your experience of recruitment administration, you’ll be able to contribute to making the teams’ processes more efficient as well as getting involved in both recruitment projects and wider HR initiatives. You’ll need to have robust administrative skills and strong written communication as you’ll be tasked with devising role profiles, writing job adverts and creating new recruitment materials.

As the recruitment team support the Group nationally, you must be prepared to travel on occasion, particularly between Manchester and Sheffield.  

You’ll be joining a small and friendly team so you must be a committed team player who is willing to work hard. In return, we offer a flexible and welcoming working environment with the opportunity to work in a forward-thinking business.

The Benefits

In addition to your basic salary we have a competitive benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, discounted gym memberships and season ticket loans.

Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

The background checks made will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks ­with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

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Riverside East, 2 Millsands, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, S3 8DT
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