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Job Title Recruitment Officer Temporary for 12 months
Job reference CCM14
Department Corporate Services Directorate
Grade Scp 05-06
Pay From: £21,575 per annum To: £21,968 per annum
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date 28 May 2023
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Job Description
We Are St Helens Borough Council

Located in the heart of the North-west close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.

Making A Difference as a Recruitment Officer
Our HR team have a pivotal role at the Council providing a frontline HR service to our internal customers. The Recruitment Officer role will support the HR Team in the areas of recruitment and on-boarding. This will include the administration of recruitment advertising and pre-employment checks.

Full Job description and Person specification information is attached with this advert.

We welcome applications from individuals who meet the essential criteria of the person specification and have experience within a recruitment (Internal or Agency) HR or administration environment. This role would suit an individual looking to develop within a wider HR environment, an internal recruitment administrator or an agency recruiter wishing to make a move to internal recruitment within a HR environment.

Organisational skills are a must as is the ability to prioritise workload. You will have a can-do approach to your work, be solution focused and confident communicating with a wide range of stakeholders including internal hiring managers and external applicants.

This is a hybrid-based role which will require you to be based at our offices in St Helens for a minimum 2 days per week. Free parking is available. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working, generous holiday allowance and learning and development support.
If you would like to discuss the role or would prefer to submit your CV rather than complete an application in the first instance we would welcome you to submit your details by emailing for the attention of Diana.

Equality & Diversity
St Helens Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Council can be found here
St Helens Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.

NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan
Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.

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Application Form.pdf
Recruitment Officer Person Specification.pdf
Applicant Letter.pdf
Recruitment Officer job description.pdf
Note: CVs should not be submitted as a replacement for the online job application form.