Apprentice Recruitment Assistant SOPRA BANKING SOFTWARE LIMITED

As a Recruitment Assistant you will be expected to post job adverts online and advertise internally. Review applications against the job specification and product a shortlist of candidates. Run a search and selection process online via job boards and LinkedIn. Schedule interviews for hiring managers and process the new starter process and offers.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    15 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Sopra Banking Software is recruiting an Apprentice Recruitment Assistant to join our expanding Human Resources department.

Initially joining on a level 2 Recruitment apprenticeship programme you will assist the Recruitment Advisor with the day to day candidate attraction, sourcing, and head hunting of suitable candidates to meet our growing business needs.

Due to our continual growth plans for the UK business Sopra Banking have experienced significant levels of recruitment in recent years and are projecting a continual expansion of the UK business. 

The key day to day duties are:

  • Posting job adverts both internally and externally
  • Review vacancy applications against the job specification criteria
  • Attract and source active and passive candidates
  • Arranging interviews 
  • Sending offer letters, contracts, and new employee forms
  • Obtaining consent forms for pre-employment checks
  • Obtaining candidates evidence of right to work in the UK
  • Compile data around exit interviews and retention interviews
  • Maintain the recruitment filling system to comply with the Data Protection Act and GDPR
  • Assist with graduate recruitment fairs and assessment centres
  • Arrange inductions and training for new employees

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, hardworking, and motivated individual wanting to pursue a career recruiting IT and business professionals within a global organisation, while studying an apprenticeship to gain relevant expertise.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong IT skills – excel, word, outlook.
  • Strong organisation, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Personal qualities

  • Commitment to further studying and completing an apprenticeship. 
  • Professional, approachable and customer friendly.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Reliability and discretion.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE grade A*-C in Maths and English (or equivalent).
  • Desirable but not essential for the role 2 or more A levels 

Future prospects

Will lead to a permanent position with further career prospects.

About the employer

Sopra Banking Software provides IT processes, and system solutions to retail banking and asset finance customers. We have operated across Europe, the Middle East, Far East, and Africa for over 40 years. We provide the opportunity to learn and develop new skills and contribute to the advancement of your field - thinking ahead begins now. We are committed to helping you grow and share your expertise while developing a diverse and esteemed network of colleagues from around Europe.





Broad Street West


S1 2BQ

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Training provider

  • You will be studying towards an Apprenticeship Standard Level 2 Recruitment with The British Institute of Recruiters.
  • This will be 20% studying via e-learning, webinars, and assignments and 80% will be work based on the job training.

Apprenticeship framework


Training provider

IOR Academy

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by IOR Business School


Jamie Ainley 0114 2535504

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017