Early Careers Recruitment Specialist - Manchester

Competitive plus benefits

  • Permanent
  • Manchester
  • Manchester
This vacancy is now closed

We’re recruiting for an enthusiastic Recruitment Specialist  to join our Early Careers team based in our Manchester office.

Hours

Full time, Monday–Friday, 8.30am – 5pm.

About the role

As a Recruitment Specialist with our early careers team, it will be your job to source great candidates and manage the candidate journey of our apprenticeship applicants.

The right person for the role will be well-organised, with great communication skills and some existing experience of working in recruitment. As passion for working with young people is essential.

Day-to-day duties

  • Maintaining up to date specifications for apprenticeship frameworks.
  • Preparing apprenticeship applications, test results and interview notes.
  • Placing and following up on adverts for apprenticeship roles with job centres and online agencies.
  • Managing a database of candidates, contacting and testing them to ensure suitability and eligibility.
  • Providing constructive feedback to all candidates.
  • Reviewing application progress and interview performance by telephone and in writing.
  • Managing all inter-company apprentice and work experience recruitment.
  • Ensuring records are kept in line with legislative requirements and key processes.
  • Carrying our apprentice candidate reviews and providing guidance and support as required.
  • Presenting to key stakeholders to encourage them to promote our business.
  • Attending schools, colleges and business events, which may include some evening and weekend work.
  • Various administrative duties as required.

Essential skills

  • The ability to work well with and lead a small team.
  • Previous experience in recruitment.
  • Great verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload.
  • Accuracy and consistent attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team.
  • An enthusiastic and flexible attitude.
  • A full, clean driving licence held for a minimum of one year.

Please note: some work away from home may be required.

Nice to have (but not essential)

  • Recruitment experience specifically in relation to apprenticeships.
  • Knowledge of apprenticeship advertising platforms, for example My World of Work, Universal Job Match, etc.

In return for your hard work, you’ll receive a mobile phone, company car and laptop, plus one of the best employee benefits packages in the automotive industry, including private healthcare, life assurance and generous employee discounts.

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to a satisfactory reference and disclosure check.

Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview.

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Benefits

Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

  • Discount on new and used vehicles
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance

About Arnold Clark

Arnold Clark is Europe’s largest independent car retailer with over 200 branches across the UK. And you could be part of it.

  • Over 11,000 employees
  • Annual turnover of over £3 billion
  • 24 new car franchises
  • Retails over 280,000 vehicles per year
  • Servicing, repairs, MOTs and tyres

Employment with Arnold Clark is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure check. Only successful candidates will be contacted for interview. Some benefits are only available after a qualifying period.