Talent Acquisition Advisor

Talent Acquisition Advisor

Haywards Heath or Salford Quays
£28,000 - £30,000
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We’re looking for two proactive Talent Acquisition Advisors to join our brilliant in-house Recruitment team in Haywards Heath, West Sussex or Salford, Manchester.  We have a permanent position and a 12-month fixed-term contract available.

Our flexible working policy allows for working at home three days per week and two days in our fun, vibrant offices!

You’ll be an expert in recruitment and have an agile approach to supporting the delivery of excellent guidance to line managers on recruitment and resource policies to ensure we recruit the best possible talent in a timely manner.

To be successful in this role, you’ll need to:
  • Be an experienced in house recruiter
  • Be driven and Agile 
  • Be fun and ambitious 

Job responsibilities
  • Working with line managers to ensure that recruitment against budget is on target and allows sufficient planning and implementation time
  • Discuss with line managers prior to the selection process commencing, ensuring a fair and consistent process is followed and accurate selection records are kept
  • Work closely with direct recruitment partners including paper based advertisers, job sites, search engine providers and  LinkedIn to ensure that the most cost effective services are being provided
  • Work closely with recruitment agencies to ensure maximum cost control and cost benefit and assist with review of annual PSL
  • Arrange interviews on behalf of line managers and ensure candidates are provided with all necessary information prior to interview or assessment
  • Work with Marketing to identify the most effective mediums for advertising and sourcing candidates including attendance at careers fairs and events
  • Ensure candidates that are successful are managed into the business by maintaining a positive level of communication
  • Ensure applicants details are accurately recorded, and manage the offer process including the processing of the employment contracts
  • Ensure rejected applicants are responded to in a timely manner and that feedback is offered and  provided as required
  • Where appropriate, coach line managers and employees in Recruitment Policy and Practices and provide expert advice in the application of Recruitment Policy and people management practices, ensuring procedures are followed and risks to the business are minimised
  • Ensure managers are up to date with upgrades relating to SelectHR and use the system to raise and manage vacancies
Skills, knowledge & experience
  • Internal recruitment experience of recruitment and selection
  • Extensive internal recruitment experience of recruitment and selection within the insurance industry is preferred
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the financial services sector, preferably with a knowledge of insurance business and appropriate regulatory environments
  • Commercially and customer focused
  • A confidential and professional approach is essential and can demonstrate integrity and respect
  • Embrace, embed and incorporate the Company values
  • Self motivated and enthusiastic

What can we do for you? 
We believe we can offer you a great working environment as we’re so passionate about our people. Here are just some of the benefits and perks that we offer…
  • Fantastic training and development opportunities
  • Employee benefit packages to suit your lifestyle
  • Flexible working
  • YOUday – we give you an extra day off to celebrate a special day
  • The opportunity to take a paid day off each year to do charity work
  • A health cash plan
  • Help with travel expenses
  • The opportunity to buy additional holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Group life assurance
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Professional subscription fees paid
Employee wellbeing is high on the agenda here too. We provide a weekly free fruit delivery, discounted membership at a local health club and access to an Employee Assistance Programme, which promotes physical and emotional wellbeing at work and at home. In addition, we provide wellbeing events throughout the year to support physical and mental health.

For further information on what we can offer and to learn more about this role, feel free to contact our dedicated Recruitment team.

If you’d like to work for an award-winning employer in a fast-paced environment, apply now!

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Flexible working

We support colleagues who wish to work flexibly whilst meeting the needs of the business.


We give you an extra day off to celebrate a special day.

Holiday Extra

Not only do you get a generous holiday entitlement, you can also buy additional leave.


Get a day off each year to take part in volunteering activities.

Health cash plan

Claim money back on your healthcare costs, such as dental check-ups and eye tests.

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