Apprentice Recruitment Consultant


Aviation Court, Gatwick Road, Crawley., RH10 9RJ

Closes in 7 days (Sunday 28 July)

Posted on 26 June 2024


We are offering an opportunity for an apprentice who is looking for their first role in recruitment. You will be visiting new clients at their premises to build a clear picture of their needs, answering any queries customers may have and be responsible for delivering a high standard of service, ensuring needs are met.

Annual wage
£24,250 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 consultant (level 3)
Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm.

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Wednesday 7 August


1 Year

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

  • Recruitment Consultant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Recruitment or Level 3 Certificate in Recruitment Practice
  • Level 3 Diploma in Recruitment
  • You will do your training in our Worthing branch and spend between 8 -10 days in your first year at our People Services Centre in the West Midlands with our in-house training team
  • Functional Skills in maths and English, if required

Where you’ll work

Aviation Court, Gatwick Road, Crawley.

RH10 9RJ


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 consultant (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Identify, progress and convert sales leads into new clients, candidates and placements as required. This may include activity within the green economy and organisations or sectors transitioning to a net carbon zero model.
  • Proactively and consistently strive to identify and obtain new business opportunities
  • Source suitable vacancies in line with company policies and sales procedures. This may include the labour market within the green economy and organisations or sectors transitioning to a net carbon zero model.
  • Manage and profitably develop client relationships
  • Identify and attract candidates using all appropriate methods to fill jobs for example, this may include identifying candidates who have transferrable skills from the high carbon legacy economy to a role within the net zero carbon economy.
  • Monitor responses/applications received and make sure that candidate applications are processed efficiently
  • Shortlist and present suitably qualified applicants against defined job vacancies
  • Manage the recruitment and selection processes by effectively liaising with the client, candidate and internal teams
  • Successfully place suitable candidates with clients
  • Advise clients and candidates on the legal, regulatory and ethical requirements and appropriate codes of practice when recruiting
  • Advise candidates and clients on employee rights and responsibilities including equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Accurately complete all necessary processes, payment and aftercare services
  • Meet agreed Key Performance Indicators (vacancies taken, calls made, interviews etc)
  • Be able to accurately utilise company management systems and follow payroll billing procedures including accurate database management complying with relevant legislation
  • Conduct professional discussions with clients and candidates using all mediums as appropriate
  • Seek and provide feedback in a professional manner at all times to candidates and clients
  • Conduct regular service reviews with both clients and candidates to ensure continuous improvement
  • Accurately record candidate and client information on the recruitment database
  • Escalate non-compliance where appropriate
  • 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:

    • Maths (grade 4)

    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
    • IT skills
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Team working
    • Initiative

    About this company

    An opportunity to work for one of the largest and most successful recruitment businesses in the UK. We have a network of over 85 branches nationwide and employ of 700 members of staff. You will have the opportunity to progress and flourish in a supportive team environment! You will receive excellent training and support from our Outstanding Training Team. (opens in new tab)

    Disability Confident

    Disability Confident

    A fair proportion of interviews for this apprenticeship will be offered to applicants with a disability or long-term health condition. This includes non-visible disabilities and conditions.

    You can choose to be considered for an interview under the Disability Confident scheme. You’ll need to meet the essential requirements to be considered for an interview.

    After this apprenticeship

    • Once you have completed your training, your basic salary will increase to £26,000 after 12 months and £28,500 after 2 years, subject to satisfactory reviews
    • You could then have the opportunity to work towards becoming a senior recruitment consultant and potentially management roles in the future

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Andy Guest


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000260631.

    Apply now

    Closes in 7 days (Sunday 28 July)

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