Resourcing Officer (Recruitment)

Job ID: 771982
Location: Gravesend
Category: Health
Salary: 16,968 - 19,852 pro rata per annum negotiable
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Job Reference: 846-05606-NV

Employer:Kent Community Health NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:RecruitmentLocation:Gravesham Community Hospital, GravesendSalary:16,968 - 19,852 pro rata per annum

Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust provides wide-ranging NHS care for people, in their community, in a range of settings including people's own homes; nursing homes; health clinics; community hospitals; minor injury units; a walk-in centre and in mobile units.
We are one of the largest NHS community health providers in England, serving a population of about 1.4 million. We employ 5,000 staff, including community nurses, physiotherapists, dietitians, and many other healthcare professionals.
Our vision is to deliver excellent services which improve the health of our communities. To do this we need to have outstanding people who share a common set of values and aspirations.
Our values (CARE) demonstrate that the Trust acts with integrity and professionalism. CARE stands for:

The Resourcing Team is an essential part of our high profile Human Resources (HR) department within Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust (KCHFT). The role of the Resourcing Officer is a great opportunity for anyone interested in developing their career, who perhaps works in Recruitment consultancy or a similar target driven position, or someone who is a quick learner and passionate about customer service.

In this pivotal role as a resourcing officer you will be working within a dynamic team in an energised and fast paced environment.
The role includes carrying out a variety of duties related to recruitment including:
- Managing your own case load, recruiting to approximately 70 vacancies at any one time
- Managing the recruitment process from advertisement to appointment
- Liaising with managers of all levels across the Trust, providing advice and guidance in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process
- Maintaining contact with our candidates to ensure they are kept up to date throughout their recruitment journey
- Working to KPIs and targets as set by our Executive board
- Taking part in running training sessions in recruitment and selection
- Travelling to various sites across the county to attend team meetings or facilitate corporate induction

Our team get personal fulfilment by delivering results and helping our staff become more valuable. As we are passionate about offering a service that demonstrates commitment to our staff we strive for excellence and to add greater value to the trust.

Our ideal candidate will therefore:
- Be motivated and enthusiastic
- Have excellent communication skills
- Have good written English
- Have experience of working in a busy administration team
- Be organised and meticulous, with an eye for detail
- Have good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
- Be able to communicate on all levels and with Senior Managers
- Provide advice and problem solve
- Have knowledge of recruitment
- The ability to multi-task and work to conflicting deadlines
- Be able to adapt well to new processes
- Have excellent customer service skills

Please note hours for this post are full time, Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00 and we have one permanent and one fixed term post available.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Interviews will be held on 21st July 2017.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Claire Green, Senior Resourcing Officer on 01474 360555 or via email

As a dynamic organisation, with a fast changing service provision we take a flexible approach in terms of what we are able to offer. This means that we reserve the right to change the hours detailed in this advert to full time or part-time to meet the service requirements.

For Agenda for Change posts based within the Dartford, Gravesham & Swanley areas of Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust also receive an allowance of a 5% high cost area allowance on top of basic salary up to a maximum of 1,682. Please note that this element does not apply to bank positions.
Successful applicants will be contacted via email with regards to interview details.

Please note that where the salary stated above is based on full time working it should be pro rata for part time working.

We are committed to a policy of equality in all our employment practices and strive to eliminate unfair discrimination, harassment, bullying and victimisation. Equality of opportunity is a high priority within the Trust. The Trust will not unlawfully, unfairly or unreasonably discriminate or treat individuals less favourably on the grounds of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief, disability, age, race, nationality or ethnic origin.

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In cases where we receive a high volume of applications for a post, we may bring the closing date forward. Therefore you are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not short-listed for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us in 21 days after the closing date, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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Job Type:Fixed termWorking pattern:37.5 hours per weekPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:3Staff Group:Administrative & ClericalSpecialty/Function:Recruitment

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* Job Description & Person Specification (218 KB)
Apply for this jobClosing Date:16/07/2017

Additional documentation

* 2017 AFC Payscales
* Conditions of Service
* Equality and Diversity Policy
* Mindful Employer
* The Golden Thread
* Values Into Action Framework 2016

Further links

* Kent Community Health website
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