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Apprentice Talent Pooler Principal People

Offers a fantastic opportunity for an individual with a passion for customer service, providing significant possibilities to grow and expand your career in the future. Absolutely no experience is necessary, as this is an entry-level position and full training will be provided.

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Closing date: 01 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary and Package · £16,000 to £19,000 basic salary (DEPENDING ON INTERVIEW) · Support team bonus · 25 days AL + Bank Holidays and increase by 1 every year of service up to (32 days) · Pension and many more benefits

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:30 to 5:30 No weekends!

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    24 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

• Contacting candidates who have applied for our live vacancies, to ask a few initial questions before progressing them to a Resourcing Partner internally

• Answering the busy phoneline, transferring calls and taking messages

• As you progress with the business; actively talent pooling to support the team – this means building lists of candidates who would be suitable for upcoming and existing vacancies across the areas we recruit within

• Engagement with our customer base, finding out what role they are seeking and updating information on our central database

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Recruitment Resourcer Level 2

Vocate Training offer a blended approach with online support tools and a depth of knowledge unrivalled in the UK.

All training takes place in the employers workspace.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A full time role is expected following completion

The successful apprentice may wish to take the Level 3 Recruitment Consultant NVQ afterwards.

Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Recruitment or Level 3 Certificate in Recruitment Practice

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English and maths (Grade C (4) or above.) Essential

Things to consider

What does it mean to work in recruitment? Recruitment put simply, is finding the right candidates for another business. Our Recruitment Consultants spend their days building relationships with businesses, whilst our Resourcing Partners spend their time finding the right candidates for our clients and as a Recruitment Talent Pooler, you will be supporting our incredible team of Resourcing Partners. We are a passionate business, who do all that we can to offer a great working environment to reward our amazing team. Principal People are proud to hold a 4.8/5 rating on Glassdoor. We have grown by 600% over the past 5 years and having recovered the business through the global pandemic, we are now recruiting a number of roles to enable us to continue our growth. As a Recruitment Talent Pooler, you will start with administration and answering the telephones, before building in confidence and progressing.

About the employer

Principal People are the leading Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality, Sustainability and CSR Recruitment organisation in the UK. We work with clients in a wide range of industry areas across the UK and Globally, working with brands such as Gucci, Balfour Beatty, Formula E, Travis Perkins, M&S, Body Shop, Deliveroo, Sky, IKEA, Heathrow Airport, Rolls Royce, Muller, Dominos, Costa Coffee, and ITV, just to name a few! Placing exceptional candidates in HSEQ, CSR and Sustainability jobs since 1986, our enviable reputation in the industry and knowledge of our market provides exceptional service and search solutions across the globe. Our charitable initiative Safety4Good, which we developed alongside some of the most prominent Health and safety Leaders, helps us to raise the positive profile of the profession, whilst supporting a number of worthwhile charities and NPO’s. Personal growth and development of up-and-coming talent is key to us, and our Safety4God Charity, enables us to support the development of health and safety professionals, as well as our own incredible team.


Principal People





GU14 7NA

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Training provider



John Moriarty

07765 381 711

Apprenticeship standard

Recruitment resourcer

Level 2 (GCSE)

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