Talent Resourcer – Remote

Talent Resourcer – Remote

Job title:       Talent Resourcer
Location:       Home based with travel required
Salary:            £22,000
– £24,000 per annum depending on experience

Helping talent thrive.
It starts with our winning team.

Our handpicked, trusted people demonstrate their specialist
knowledge in all that they do, and through our infectious and transferable
passion and energy, we motivate and invigorate those around us to be the best
they can be.

Paragon Skills are an Ofsted Grade ‘Good’ provider, winning
awards such as Care Services Apprenticeship Provider of the Year in 2021 and
being awarded Gold for both Investors in People, and Investors in Young People.
We are very proud of these successes, which have earned us the title of one of
the UK’s leading training providers.

About the role:

Working as part of our newly formed Talent Team, you will
play a critical part in the growth of our business by ensuring colleague
vacancies are filled in order to support the outstanding experience that our
learners receive. You will utilise various tools such as CV databases, LinkedIn
and your own network to proactively resource candidates and promote the
fantastic opportunities at Paragon Skills.

You will grow and develop a talent bank of suitably
qualified and engaged candidates across the country who are ready to move
through the recruitment process when required. 

In addition to this, you will build and maintain excellent
working relationships across the business, providing world class support to the
Talent Team’s internal customers. You will also work closely with the Talent
Coordinator to ensure our candidates have an amazing recruitment experience
with us.

What will you be
doing?

·        
Build a strong network of candidates primarily
within the apprenticeship/ work based learning sector to fill our colleague
vacancies quickly, effectively and within agreed targets and budget

·        
Regularly update recruitment adverts on a
variety of different websites including Indeed, LinkedIn and our website, ensuring
that adverts do not expire and have suitable budget behind them where required

·        
Grow and develop a talent bank of suitably
qualified and engaged candidates, maintaining regular contact with them to keep
them involved and excited about upcoming opportunities at Paragon Skills

·        
Coordinate the recruitment process, ensuring
candidates are kept up to date with any progress, booked for interview quickly
and fed back to swiftly, to provide a fantastic candidate experience at all
times

·        
Effectively plan targeted recruitment campaigns
to fill high volume vacancies such as our Graduate Group training programme

·        
Screen CVs and arrange and conduct first stage
telephone interviews, providing feedback to hiring managers to allow them to
make informed recruitment decisions

·        
Be an ambassador for the Talent Team by
supporting hiring managers in second stage interviews by taking notes or
assisting with interview tasks such as micro-teaches and presentations

·        
Work closely with our Marketing Team to create
engaging social media content to develop the Paragon Skills employer reputation
and brand

·        
Promote and safeguard the welfare of children
and young people you are responsible for or come into contact with

·        
Be aware of GDPR legislation and comply with all
data protection requirements

What we need from
you:

·        
Significant experience working within a high
volume recruitment environment, either internal recruitment or within a
recruitment agency

·        
Experience using an Applicant Tracking System –
knowledge of Cezanne would be advantageous but is not essential

·        
Knowledge and experience of effectively using
LinkedIn and other social media to promote colleague vacancies and network
within your sector

·        
Successful track record of using CV databases to
proactively resourcer candidates and fill vacancies

·        
Excellent communication skills, written, in
person and via telephone/ Teams with the ability to communicate confidently
with colleagues and candidate at all levels

·        
Exceptional administrative skills with a keen
eye for detail and ability to maintain accurate records at all times

·        
Confident and advanced user of MS Office
packages including Excel, with the ability to learn new systems quickly

·        
Ability to work independently with little
supervision – experience of working from home is preferred 

·        
Ambitious and target orientated with a drive to
succeed in everything that you do

·        
A desire to want to provide the very best
experience for our colleagues and candidates at all times

·        
Enjoys being challenged and finding new and
innovative ways of working

·        
Flexible and adaptable to change with the
ability to take ownership of tasks

·        
A growth mind-set with a desire to play a vital
part in the success of a business

·        
Live by our Paragon Skills values (our 5 Es) in
all that you do

·        
A commitment to your own personal development by
challenging yourself and learning new skills

·        
High integrity and level of discretion 

·        
GCSE Maths and English Level C/4 or above

·        
Driving licence with access to a car insured for
business use and ability to travel for team meetings/ 1:1s 

What’s in it for you?

Paragon Skills is an inclusive, welcoming and supportive
place to work with a fantastic culture which supports your own learning and
development and career growth. In addition to this, we are proud to offer
Paragon Choices, our suite of optional and core benefits including life
assurance and income protection. We also have the following benefits available
for all colleagues:

·        
Increasing holiday entitlement each year up to
25 days, plus an additional 3 days at Christmas and a holiday purchase scheme

·        
Perkbox – a suite of lifestyle benefits and
wellness tools

·        
Recognition and long service awards to celebrate
our colleagues’ commitment to Paragon Skills

·        
Colleague referral bonus payments

·        
Going for Gold incentive scheme to reward top
performers

·        
Three days paid volunteering leave and corporate
conscience initiatives

We are a Disability Confident Employer and have a guaranteed
interview scheme in place to ensure that nobody is overlooked or discriminated
against because of their disability. If you meet the minimum criteria when you
apply and you have informed us in your application that you have a disability,
you will be guaranteed an interview for that role. 

To promote and maintain an inclusive working environment, as
part of your application process we will ask you to share data on certain characteristics.
These answers will not form part of the selection and recruitment process and
will not be shared with anyone outside of the People Team.

Paragon Skills is committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing
of our learners and colleagues and we implement robust safer recruitment
practices to support this. Dependant on the role you are applying for, we may
undertake a number of necessary checks to confirm you are suitable to work with
children and vulnerable adults, which may include a Disclosure and Barring
Service check. We are also committed to promoting equality and inclusion
throughout our colleague and learner populations.



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