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Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Added 23rd January 2023

Post – Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Salary – £30,000 (£24,000 pro-rata)

Location – Hybrid working: two days a week in the Bolton office combined with home-working and travel across our Youth Zone network as required for the role.

Benefits – Agile working organisation with flexibility in working hours; 25 days annual leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days with length of service) plus bank holidays, birthday leave and annual leave purchase scheme (from day one of employment); company matched pension; company sick, maternity, paternity & adoption pay; voluntary benefits with discounts on health & wellbeing, retail & leisure.

This is an exciting time to join the People Team as we support the ambitious growth plans of building new Youth Zones across the country. The Talent Acquisition Coordinator role gives you the opportunity to shape our talent acquisition offer through not only supporting our recruiting managers with innovative recruitment solutions, but also influencing the thinking behind our new Applicant Tracking System, employer value proposition and employer branding. This is a great opportunity to recruit across a range of professional roles including senior leaders and new CEOs.

The key responsibilities of the Talent Acquisition Coordinator role will be to:

  • support recruiting managers to draw up role profiles, adverts and social media content to attract the best talent.
  • coach recruiting managers in innovative and best practice talent attraction methods.
  • ensure all our recruitment materials attract a diverse workforce and meet legislative requirements.
  • research appropriate use of recruitment channels (such as agencies, job boards, advertising platforms, etc), including liaising with advertising platforms/recruiters to get best value and high quality candidates.
  • co-ordinate the planning of recruitment and selection schedules alongside the HR lead and recruiting managers.
  • manage the volume of applications, including CV sifts and utilising internal recruitment and selection systems, in addition to sharing with selection panels as appropriate, within set timescales and legal requirements regarding fairness and inclusivity.
  • ensure shortlisting processes are followed and appropriate records are kept.
  • manage communication with candidates, from the application stage through to feedback following interview/selection processes.
  • manage all practical arrangements for assessments and interviews, whether virtual or face-to-face.
  • uphold safer recruitment practices, including reviewing CVs/applications for gaps in employment and carrying out the full range of pre-employment checks; to administer the processes for new employees including drafting offer letters.
  • support the design of our employer branding and Employer Value Proposition (EVP).

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from under-represented groups; in particular from Black, Asian, Mixed Race & other ethnically diverse individuals, people with disabilities, and members of LGBTQ+ communities. Our dedicated Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Group, with support from the Senior Leadership Team, is actively promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion at OnSide, ensuring a culture where everyone can be themselves and thrive.

Click here to read the Talent Acquisition Coordinator role profile. 

Salary £30,000 (£24,000 pro-rata) Contract Permanent: Part-time (30 hours/week) Closing Date 09/02/2023 Apply today