Recruitment Assistant – 6 months
Our Talent Acquisition Team oversees the end to end recruitment journey for applicants looking to join our organisation. We are recruiting for a temporary Recruitment Assistant (this role is officially known as Talent Acquisition Assistant).
This is an exciting time to join us, we have recently introduced a candidate management system to make the application process as easy as possible for people to join our organisation.
You’ll be instrumental in ensuring we attract and recruit great candidates to fill a variety of roles in a timely and efficient manner. You will engage with applicants to advise and support them through the recruitment journey.
As a team we work with a wide range of internal stakeholders including hiring managers and other departments, you will be on hand to provide insight and knowledge to allow us to recruit and fill vacancies as quickly as possible. You may also attend recruitment events, meeting and engaging with the diverse communities we serve as an organisation.
We hold regular pre-recruitment days which you will be supporting, these will include meeting and greeting our candidates, answering questions and escorting them around Police Headquarters for the day.
What it takes
To be successful in this role you’ll need to be an excellent communicator with a great eye for detail. You’ll need to be able to work to deadlines and prioritise your workload because we receive high volumes of applications and need to work efficiently to keep our pipelines moving.
You are likely to have previous experience within a customer service role and be passionate about providing an excellent candidate and stakeholder experience.
Why Avon and Somerset Police?
We want everyone that joins us to feel comfortable to be who they are in our organisation, we will want you to live and breathe our values including that of inclusivity. Our colleagues are proud to “be the difference” and this message is key in our recruitment values too.
#bethedifference (click the link to watch a YouTube video clip about our inclusive culture)
We aim to provide an environment which encourages our employees. We invest in our people and we strive to provide opportunities for our employees to learn, grow and thrive. Our organisations values of caring, inclusive, courageous and learning are at the heart of everything we do.
We are committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and want to encourage people of diverse backgrounds, experience and beliefs to join us.
We want to build teams that represent a variety of experience and perspectives so that we are truly representative of our communities. We are keen to hear from those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and people from all faiths, religions, gender and LGBT+ communities.
If this sounds like an opportunity where you could come along and be the difference we are looking for, then please apply via the link below.
To be eligible to apply for this role you must have a 3 year ‘checkable history’ in the UK – ideally this means that you would have been resident in the UK for the last 3 years.
Avon and Somerset Police encourage flexible working where operationally possible.
This role has been identified as a blended role.
The successful candidate for this role will have the opportunity to work from home whilst also at a secondary work location, which will be a police premises. The successful applicant will have the option to discuss working arrangements with their line manager. For more information please see attached the blended working principles. All applicants must reside within the UK.