Recruitment Assistant

Brent Council
Wembley, London (Greater)
£27,483 - £29,517 p.a. inc.
10 Jun 2021
23 Jun 2021
Contract Type

Supporting transformation in a dynamic environment

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

The Post

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Direct Sourcing advisor who will have a key focus on the attraction of passive job seekers to be part of the HR Service. We are committed to providing a high quality customer focused recruitment service by proactively building relationships with internal customers and a range of partners to deliver an efficient and effective service.

Support the management and delivery of effective recruitment and selection services including sourcing applicants and marketing the roles through social media and job boards, advertising jobs to fulfil their vacancy requirements.

We are looking for a Direct Sourcing Advisor to join our busy fast-paced environment. You will work closely with hiring managers to establish the needs of the role and provide an effective recruitment service that meets the needs of both the customer and key stakeholders across the council.

The Person

The successful candidate will be responsible for proactively sourcing new talent through social media and job boards and supporting hiring managers throughout the recruitment process. As a Direct resourcer, you will be comfortable working independently, managing your own workload in a fast-paced environment and have the ability to adapt quickly to changing requirements.

Ideally you will have experience in direct sourcing of attracting passive job seekers in a busy recruitment environment; you will be hard working, accurate and well organised with excellent attention to detail. Whilst direct sourcing experience can be helpful, finding the right person is our goal, so if you think you have what we are looking for; we would love to hear from you.

Closing Date: 23 June 2021 (23:00)

Additional Information

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.

Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.

As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on Please note the information you provide will be treated fairly and confidentially.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.

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