Apprentice Recruitment Resourcer


Babraham, CB22 3GN

Closes on Friday 23 August

Posted on 7 February 2024


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.

Annual wage
£12,480 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Recruitment resourcer (level 2)
Monday - Thursday, 8.30am - 5.00pm and Friday 8.30am - 4.00pm.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 26 August


1 Year 1 Month

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • 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)

Where you’ll work

Copley Hill Business Park

Cambridge Road


CB22 3GN


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Recruitment resourcer (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Research, identify and attract candidates using all appropriate methods to satisfy job requirements. This may include identifying labour market shortages and the demand for those with transferrable skills with the capacity to move from the legacy carbon economy into a green economy job.
  • Write, place and update adverts in line with company procedures
  • Monitor responses/applications received and make sure that candidate’s applications are processed efficiently
  • Qualify, shortlist and present suitable candidates against defined job vacancies
  • Assist in the recruitment and selection processes by effectively liaising with the candidates and internal teams
  • Initiate, manage and develop candidate relationships
  • Identify and progress leads as required
  • Contribute to the development of a recruitment resourcing plan
  • Proactively and consistently strive to identify new candidate and client opportunities
  • Provide first line support for all enquiries
  • Provide pre-employment and compliance checks in line with company policy and relevant legislation
  • Provide support to ensure that the candidates and clients receive a professional and comprehensive recruitment service at all times
  • Seek and provide feedback in a professional manner at all times to candidates
  • Accurately record candidate and client information on the recruitment database
  • Utilise database information in line with relevant legislation and best practice
  • Escalate non-compliance where appropriate
  • Meet agreed Key Performance Indicators (e.g. interviews arranged, candidates sourced etc)
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade 1-9 (A*-G))
    • Maths (grade 1-9 (A*-G))

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • 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

    Other requirements

    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 this company

    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. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

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

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Gemma Barr


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000228983.

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    Closes on Friday 23 August

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