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The role

Post title: Recruitment Consultant (fixed term for 12 months)

Salary: Grade G1, £28,933 per annum

Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week

Location: York Place, London Road, Bath, BA1 6AE

Would you like to work for an organisation steeped in history but focused on the future and recognised worldwide as an organisation of excellence?  An organisation that promotes a healthy work/life balance and recognises and rewards achievements?  If so, then Norland is the place for you.

Our award-winning early years undergraduate degree and integrated diploma programme is world-renowned for delivering outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for our students. In March 2019 we were also granted Taught Degree Awarding Powers (TDAP) by the Privy Council and now offer our own BA (Hons) Early Years Development and Learning degree alongside the prestigious Norland diploma. We were recently named the top university in the UK for enhanced graduate outcomes in the 2021 Whatuni Student Choice Awards.

We are looking to appoint a Recruitment Consultant to join our busy and thriving Consultancy, Alumni, Agency & Training department. You will need experience in a customer facing role, with recruitment experience. You must be educated to A-Level or equivalent. A business administration or recruitment qualification would be an advantage.

The Norland Agency, which only works with Norland graduates, places Norlanders with families in the UK and all over the world. The agency also provide an ongoing link for the students with Norland, continuing to guide and support its graduates throughout their working life.

The successful candidate will liaise with Norland graduates and agency clients to ensure that the best match is made for both parties and that Norland’s reputation for excellence is upheld.  You will work within a team, contributing towards achieving the department targets whilst maintaining a high level of professional customer service.  Therefore, you will need to be highly motivated, able to work on your own initiative, able to maintain confidentiality and be experienced and confident in using all aspects of Microsoft Office.

You will need to be a self-starter, with the ability to get on well with people, be highly organised in order to meet deadlines and work to a high level of accuracy in a fast-paced environment.  A flexible approach to work and a friendly, approachable nature are key to being successful in this role.

Norland employee benefits: 

  • Competitive salaries
  • Generous holiday entitlement, including an extra day off on your birthday and four closure days at Christmas
  • Free staff parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Occasional staff lunches
  • Staff and departmental away days
  • Discounts with Sodexo
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Access to a digital mental health and wellbeing service

To apply

Please send a copy of your CV, along with a covering letter outlining why you wish to apply and what skills you could bring to the role.  The covering letter must be, addressed to the Principal, Dr Janet Rose to [email protected]

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Alison Deft, Agency Manager, on 01225 904030 or email [email protected]

Closing Date: Thursday 25 August 2022

Interview Date: Thursday 8 September 2022

All candidates should ensure that they are available to attend an interview at any time on the above date before applying, alternative interview dates and times are not usually able to be offered.

As part of our interview process, all shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a psychometric assessment prior to the interview.

Norland is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  We expect all students and staff to share this commitment.

The suitability of all prospective staff will be assessed during the recruitment process in line with this commitment. All offers made will be on the condition of relevant safer recruitment checks being conducted and in line with the college policies and procedures.

Norland is an Equal Opportunities employer.