Recruitment Officer

Contract: Perm/ Full Time. £23,000- £25,000.
Location: Little Havens
Closing Date: Nov 19, 2021

At Havens Hospices, we are passionate about caring for children, young people and adults with complex or incurable conditions. Our specialist Care Teams can support them and their family living throughout illness, death and bereavement, in the comfort of their own home and through our hospice services, Fair Havens, The J’s and Little Havens.

As a Recruitment Officer you will assist in sourcing, attracting and hiring candidates for all level of open positions across the charity. To ensure that the best candidates are hired.

You will bring:

  • Experience in a similar recruitment role
  • Understanding of the full recruitment cycle and other HR dependencies
  • Experience of building strong relationships with hiring managers
  • Knowledge of employment and related legislation
    Fully IT literate and competent in word processing, spreadsheet, report writing/presentation and electronic diary software.
  • Administering Databases

Although you may not be giving direct care to our families, this role will have a direct effect on our palliative and supportive care. By making the most of every day you work at Havens Hospices you’ll be ‘Making every day count’ for those who need us most.

Full job specification

Key responsibilities:

  • Advertising and monitoring vacancies as and when required by the Hiring Manager/s.
  • Conducting telephone interviews with candidates particular roles within the organisation, in partnership with hiring managers / senior management team.
  • Dealing with queries from applicants, new starters and hiring managers via telephone and email.
  • Assisting with designing job adverts with the involvement of hiring managers and senior leaders for internal and external candidates.
  • Undertaking all necessary compliance checks, for example, DBS checks and references. Offering support and guidance when there are any queries about an individual’s suitability to work.

Key benefits:

  • 33 days annual leave (pro-rata) rising to 38 days with length of service (Including Bank Holidays)
  • A retention bonus of £500, upon successful completion of probation period
  • A recommend a friend scheme with one off bonuses ranging from £125 to £500
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for pension and annual leave purchase
  • Competitive pension schemes and NHS pension for continuing members
  • Learning and Development team committed to personal and professional development, offering a number of education opportunities including apprenticeships
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Wellbeing sessions (monthly)
  • Cycle to work scheme