Apprentice Recruitment Resourcer SAFFRON VANTAGE LTD

We are looking for a driven, dynamic self-starter with bundles of enthusiasm to join our friendly recruitment team. Working in a fast-paced environment. This is a great opportunity to get involved primarily in the Resourcing function, including compliance, creating job descriptions, resourcing candidates.

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Closing date: 26 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8.30am - 5.00pm and Friday 8.30am - 4.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    27 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Develop and manage a robust pipeline of varied candidates in line with the business needs
  • Contact relevant candidates daily to ensure smooth registration
  • Effectively communicate with candidates via email and phone
  • Develop professional working relationships with candidates and provide necessary information where required
  • Maintain and build excellent relationships with prospective candidates to enhance the reputation of our company
  • Verify and upload candidate documentation to the company database whilst recording activity
  • Work as a team to allocated targets and achieve weekly / daily KPIs
  • Work with the compliance team to ensure all candidates meet the compliance standards of the relevant framework agreement
  • Assisting managers in resourcing applicants
  • Actively managing candidate diaries and availability
  • Developing a good understanding of clients, their teams, what they do and their work culture and environment
  • Advertising vacancies appropriately by assisting in drafting and placing adverts in a wide range of media
  • Using candidate databases to find the help find the right person for the client
  • Receiving and reviewing applications
  • Targeted searching using job board / LinkedIn
  • CV screening
  • Preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients in respect of suitable applicants
  • Organising interviews for candidates as requested by the client.
  • Handling enquiries
  • Maintaining administrative systems
  • Keeping well-organised files and records of business activity
  • Keeping computer databases up to date
  • Following up on business communications
  • Handle all customer concerns within the agreed timeline

The list of responsibilities outlined above is not intended to be exhaustive and the Apprentice shouldshow flexibility to carry out other reasonable tasks or responsibilities under the direction of amanager.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Recruitment Resourcer Apprenticeship Standard
  • Full training will be given leading to a recognised Level 2 Recruitment Resourcer Apprenticeship Qualification
  • 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)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full-time position
  • Opportunity to progress within the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Performance driven, Strong influence, Self motivated, Flexible approach, Results driven, Professionally represent team, Meet personal objectives, Develop personal objectives, Support company targets, Uphold company values


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 1-9 (A*-G)) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 1-9 (A*-G)) Desired

Things to consider

Commit to develop and meet personal objectives to support the business to meet its businesstargets. Welcome professional development and training. To actively participate in team activities and contribute towards continuous improvement initiatives. We are located directly next to Audley End train station. We enable our employees to reach their aspirations, hone their talents and skills, and tap into their potential, but you must be driven to achieve this!

About the employer

Saffron Vantage is a recruitment agency that currently specialises in the Construction & Transport sectors to provide permanent & temporary staffing solutions. Saffron Vantage, founded by Charlie Clare & Jay Whelan, joined by Franco Almeida in 2020, is a strategic recruitment company based in East Anglia with a multiple sector focus. Our services are market leading and easy to understand, with simple pricing and friendly consultants, we're here to help. We are here when you need us, day or night with our 24/7 on call system, we are here to support your business. We endeavour to keep up to date with the current market trends and to work with our clients to help them build a workforce.




Copley Hill Business Park

Cambridge Road


CB22 3GN

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Gemma Barr


Apprenticeship standard

Recruitment resourcer

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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