Recruitment Consultant Apprenticeship Level 3



Closes in 24 days (Thursday 15 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 2 July 2024


We are looking for a Recruiter who is eager to learn and grow with our company. This position will assist our company in learning and growing in the staffing industry. The ideal candidate will have a passion for helping people, a desire to learn, and the ability to work with people from all walks of life.

Annual wage
£16,000 a year

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

Training course
Recruitment consultant (level 3)
Dyas and shifts to be confirmed. The hours 8 hours a day, plus a one hour lunch. We have flexible start/finish times for staff, with an arrival time anywhere between 7:00-10:00 that then corresponds to a finish time 16:00 - 19:00

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 2 September


1 Year 2 Months

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 Consultants Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard - Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date. 

  • Level 3 Certificate in Principles of Recruitment or Level 3 Certificate in Recruitment Practice
  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Recruitment

End Point Assessment 

Maths and English functional skills if required, which will be delivered via online training sessions for 1 hour per week

Where you’ll work




W5 5SL


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.


    Essential qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English & maths (grade A*-C or 4-9)

    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
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Number skills
    • Analytical skills
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Non judgemental
    • Patience
    • Confident Telephone Manor
    • Target Driven

    Other requirements

    The successful candidate: • Keen to build a career in Recruitment • Confident and well-articulated on the phone • Work well under pressure • Be a good communicator both written and verbal • Be a good team player • Driven to succeed • Positive attitude and an ambition to produce results

    About this company

    Ortus Recruitment specialise in Education Recruitment placing Teachers and Support Staff in schools and nurseries throughout London. We are currently a small team looking to grow quickly, meaning there are great opportunities for progression and to be an integral part of building the branch. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    Full time role within the company with a clear sucession plan 

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Paul Nightingale


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261957.

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    Closes in 24 days (Thursday 15 August at 11:59pm)

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