Trainee Recruitment Consultant

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A career in recruitment is one that will challenge, engage and satisfy any hard working and determined individual. At Teaching Personnel, as a destination employer, we are looking for a trainee recruitment consultant who embodies our TP spirit by working at a great company, with great career prospects, alongside great people. Teaching Personnel offer the pathway to build a successful career in recruitment and support all employees’ journeys helping them grow from trainees into managers of the future. We welcome applications from individuals of all experiences and backgrounds. The Trainee Recruitment Consultant role is an excellent option as a graduate wanting to start a new career or for individuals from other backgrounds who are keen to enter a new industry.

The role

Our Brighton branch are looking to recruit a consultant to join their  team. The role involves working closely with schools across Sussex and neighbouring counties through the resourcing and recruiting of quality teachers and support staff for local schools; with the aim of raising educational attainment. The branch covers a large geographical area all based from our hub based in Brighton. Our new style of working since COVID-19 means that there is a balance between at home and office-based working and IT equipment will be provided to support both. Due to the large geographical area that the branch covers, we require successful consultants to be able to drive and have access to their own vehicle.

This role involves making a high volume of sales and business development calls to schools across your local region; resourcing and recruiting quality teachers and carrying out interviews. Along with having regular face-to-face client visits (via video conferencing due to COVID-19) whilst building relationships with key decision makers in schools. The role also requires excellent communication skills as trainees are also required to write their own adverts to attract candidates and marketing to showcase those candidates and their attributes to schools.

We always welcome a broad range of skills, personal attributes and potential, rather than experience. We have a number of outstanding consultants, Branch Managers and senior leaders that joined Teaching Personnel with no previous experience in recruitment, however, their determination, charisma and desire to do well have meant they have been very successful.

Career prospects

From day one, along with an intensive induction programme, you will be part of our new-starter programme ‘tpGROW’, which is an industry leading development programme; where you can expect to be continuously supported throughout and be provided with all the resources required in order to have a successful career at Teaching Personnel.

You will be accompanied on this exciting journey with like minded ambitious consultants from a number of our UK branches, all looking to gain the best possible start.

Along with an excellent starting salary and uncapped performance related commission, you will have the opportunity to be promoted up to four times a year, with the potential to increase your earnings by up to £11k within your first year. You’ll also have access to a large range of other benefits including:

–          Reduced working hours in school holidays;

–          Generous holiday entitlement which increases with service;

–          Additional cash bonuses for performance;

–          Regular incentives and prizes;

–          Discounted gym membership;

–          Discounts on purchases at a large selection of national retailers;

–          Contributory stakeholder pension and life assurance.

The team

Our Brighton office has significantly developed over the last two years and are in the perfect position to welcome a new consultant to one of the branches. The moment you walk into the office the positive atmosphere is immediately noticeable. This infectious culture heavily contributes to a very collaborative learning environment where everyone’s thoughts and ideas are supported and encouraged.

What makes a good consultant?

Confidence and a bubbly personality
Ability to build good relationships  
Motivated by improving and working to targets
A good team player able to contribute to the team and support other team members
Keen to develop professionally and work up the career ladder
Passionate about delivering good customer service
After all that hard work, we're also a very social bunch! Aside from frequent branch and regional nights out we have regular company-wide events which give everyone a chance to get together and celebrate our combined efforts and achievements.

A great 'can do' attitude, confidence, drive and the ability to work well in a team environment will help you make this a success.

If you would like the opportunity to discuss your long term career prospects with us then we would love to hear from you. Please apply with an up to date CV and covering letter

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