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Recruitment Consultant Apprenticeship SMILE EDUCATION LIMITED

This is great opportunity to start career with independent recruitment company specialising in the educational market. This is a fast paced and friendly office based apprenticeship. The role is varied and will lead to long term career opportunities in the future. We are offer a hybrid working schedule.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 10 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 7.00am - 5.00pm (4.00pm finish on a Friday); School Holidays - 9.00am - 3.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This is a 12-18 month recruitment apprenticeship where you will work full time, completing the duties of a 360 Recruitment Consultant but given time to study and you will have the support of dedicated tutors and a bespoke market leading training platform; upon completion you will achieve the prestigious Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Recruitment Practice AND Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment.

Duties will include:

  • Achieve set KPI’s and targets on a weekly basis
  • Using various business development tools to build relationships with schools
  • Recruiting staff using various techniques to do so, including writing adverts, sourcing using online boards, creating a strong social media prescence and head hunting
  • Conduct telephone, virtual and face to face interviews with candidates
  • Work alongside the specialised compliance and admin team to ensure the candidates are fully compliant to work
  • Work proactively and at speed to fill your client’s vacancy requirements as a Recruitment Consultant Apprentice, you will be recruiting staff on a temporary and permanent basis for schools
  • This will include cold calling and new business development along with candidate sourcing and interviewing

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

  • Recruitment Resourcer Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Teaching and learning the skills, knowledge and behaviours to be a competent Resourcer within a Recruitment sector

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Long term career prospects, pay-roll rise, promotion available on successful completion

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Administrative skills, Communication skills, Customer care skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 / C or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade 4 / C or above) Essential

Things to consider

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About the employer

We are an independent Recruitment agency based in Birmingham specialising in the Industrial market. Formed in 2002 by Nick East and Nigel O’Donnell after a long career with one of the largest providers in the recruitment industry. The company has sustained steady growth with many of the companies who dealt with us in year one are still with us.




1 Victoria Square

B1 1BD

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Recruitment resourcer

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 10 Dec 2022