Recruitment Consultants Apprenticeship - Level 3 ADVANCE STAFF LTD

The purpose of this role is to represent Advance Staff Limited in the recruitment market. Supporting clients with the recruitment of candidates into temporary and permanent vacancies. Advance Staff will look to develop the skillset of the apprentice to become a well-rounded recruitment consultant.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £15,000 Plus commission structure

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, between 8.00am and 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    22 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • To develop candidate relationships
  • Support candidates with their CVs, cover letters and applications for new roles
  • To drive sales and increased business with both new and existing clients.
  • Full 360 Apprentice Recruitment Consultant role supplying temporary or permanent workers into Industrial and logistics positions.
  • Pre-screen candidate profiles, using CRM as well as available CV databases
  • Meet with candidates, interview them for suitability of vacant positions
  • Ascertain reference points and references, conducting due diligence on all represented candidates
  • Collate “right to live and work in the UK” data to ensure candidate compliance and eligibility for vacant positions
  • Negotiate salary with candidates, managing their expectations on market conditions
  • Conducting aftercare meetings with candidates upon successful placements (contract and permanent)
  • Business development, largely on the phone and email
  • Winning new client accounts and managing client relationships
  • Sourcing suitable candidates for client vacancies
  • Negotiating fee and/or margin structure for services
  • Pre-screening candidate suitability for interview
  • CV presentations to clients, giving a detailed description of why candidates are suited to vacant positions
  • Negotiate salary with clients, ensuring candidate and client reach an agreement to offer
  • Maintaining client relationships throughout the recruitment process and beyond
  • Advertise roles on job boards

The training you will be getting

  • Recruitment Consultant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard NVQ & Certificate
  • End Point Assessment
  • Maths and English functional skills if required, which will be delivered via online training sessions for 1 hour per week

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression into a full-time position may be offered upon successful completion of the apprenticeship

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Engaging Personality, Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adaptable, Intuitive, Flexible attitude to work, Ability to communicate at all


GCSE or equivalent English & maths (Grade A*-C/ 4-9) Essential

Things to consider

This vacancy required an applicant to have a good level of confidence, the ability to build relationship with customers and will entail a heavy use of the telephone. If you are not confident in speaking on the phone this is not the role for you.

About the employer

With a wealth of expertise in logistics and industrial staff supply, Advance Staff are continuing to expand, recently adding 2 new offices.




Unit 29, The Chubb Building

Fryer Street



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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


Neil Shakespeare


Apprenticeship standard

Recruitment consultant

Level 3 (A level)

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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