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Apprentice Recruitment Resourcer Carrington Blake

Carrington Blake are looking for an Apprentice Recruitment Resourcer to identify, source and recruit, senior level technology or business leadership candidates for our clients. As the successful candidate, you will be joining a vibrant and successful company which provides excellent opportunities for skills development and career progression.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 6:00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    13 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2021

  • Date posted

    31 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

The role directly impacts the sales performance and profitability of the business unit. It is a target driven sales role focusing on filling new roles that are supplied to the company on a daily basis.

You will be responsible for:

  • Sourcing and then contacting quality candidates to qualify their suitability for the roles - this will entail you building up a pipeline of candidates who you have submitted to the roles and regularly checking the status
  • You will be expected to hit targets and KPIs to ensure that your actions fully support the business operational requirements in line with the company brand and vision, policies, code of conduct and organisational culture
  • You will be responsible for a vendor which services various councils and will be required to find suitable candidate s for numerous live job roles
  • You need to be strategic & analytical in your work to create a prioritised manageable pipeline
  • Conduct keyword searches in the following order - Zoho, email inbox, job boards and LinkedIn
  • Call candidates and sell the job and ask competency-based questions
  • In the job selling process also sell the correct payment scheme
  • Be prepared for objection handling to win the candidate over
  • If the candidate is suitable complete a “Candidate Screening Sheet”
  • Amend CVs where appropriate so it falls in line with the job
  • Complete a cover sheet showing skills, company and experience
  • Upload all CVs you contact into the Zoho database
  • Submit candidate CV’s to the Vendor/s allocated to you daily at a minimum 2 candidates per role
  • You should work on each job for about an hour
  • Advertise the jobs on the online job boards
  • Every morning check your email inbox for any replies you may have had to your adverts
  • Update pipeline report; daily, weekly, monthly
  • Chase the Master Vendors for decisions on the submitted candidates
  • Prepare those candidates that have been granted interviews
  • If the candidate is offered a job, complete the starters form, request and collect references, and email to
  • Liaise with Admin each month & request a “Potential Leavers” report & make contact & plan replacement in pipeline
  • Every week check the details of your workers on the payment schedule to make sure they are correct and complete the ‘income report’
  • Every morning prepare for flash meeting
  • Top 5 submissions to interview (candidate names)
  • Top 5 Interviews to placement
  • Provide Management with fortnightly performance reports 24-hours prior to a one to one review
  • Call master vendors to get feedback on our general performance every quarter (customer satisfaction survey)
  • Meet account managers and foster good working relationships every quarter

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Sales and negotiation skills
  • Commercially aware - able to understand monetary value of your job and its process
  • Process orientated
  • Focused and ability to concentrate for long period of time
  • Reporting skills - Flash, Pipeline, Income Report
  • Excellent telephone skills and strong command of English
  • Be extremely organised
  • PC skills including MS Word & Excel
  •  Ability to sell benefits
  •  Ability to overcome customer objections
  • Effective time management
  • Excellent organisational skills

Personal qualities

  • Team Player - interact & blend well with other colleagues
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Target Orientated
  • Attention to detail
  • Adherence to company policies, code of conduct and company culture
  • Be able to act on own initiative
  • Have a bright, confident, personality and be positive
  • Confident & outgoing
  • Desire to succeed
  • Be a proactive, self-motivated individual

Desired qualifications

Qualifications and Education - A-Levels or equivalent qualifications

Future prospects

Full-time position.

Things to consider

  • Experience - minimum 1 year, preferably in recruitment, sales, HR or business administration
  • Training - ideally recruitment and sales
  • Knowledge - ideally recruitment and sales
  • For further information on the Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW), please refer to:

About the employer

Carrington Blake Recruitment is a new innovative and dynamic way to look in the recruitment industry. The recruitment division is split into a number of sectors including:- Public Sector, IT & Technology, Healthcare, Early Childcare & Education, Finance, Legal, Sales, Admin and Secretarial. Your experience with Carrington Blake Recruitment will be the same regardless of which of our services you require.

Our approach is to focus on the consultancy aspects of our service and to create a great recruitment solution for all of our stakeholders during the recruitment process. By creating the correct balance between candidate suitability, role congruence and margins we offer a symbiotic approach to both clients and candidates.


Carrington Blake


Bellerive House

3 Muirfield Crescent


E14 9SZ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Davidson Training (UK) Ltd


Gemma Barr 01375480088

  • Intermediate (Level 2) Recruitment Resourcer Apprenticeship Standard 
  • Full on-the-job training will be delivered
  • Off-the-job training will be supported by our Training Provider – Davidson Training UK Ltd
  • You will also complete the Functional Skills in maths and English up to and including Level 2 (if you already do not hold the equivalent)

Apprenticeship standard

Recruitment resourcer

Level 2 (GCSE)

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