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Financial Recruitment Apprentice J2696Ref Num: J2696

Vacancy Details

Employer Name: South West Apprenticeship Company
BS16 7FR
Contact Details
Contact: Administration Team
Telephone: 01452 733962
Email: applications@theswac.org.uk
Full Description of Vacancy:
An opportunity has arisen for a specialist Recruitment Apprentice to work at a successful financial recruitment agency based in Bristol. This role is an integral part of the business, will be varied and you will gain an understanding of the accountancy sector.  You will also have the opportunity to improve and develop your communication skills.  As a growing business you will also have the opportunity to input new ideas and make a real difference to people’s lives through your part in the process of finding people a new job.  
Duties will include:
Daily management of the applicant journey by:
  • Completing 1st screen telephone calls with potential candidates
  • Maintaining Excel spreadsheet with tracked applicants
  • Arranging face to face interviews 
  • Amending / Producing CVs for clients
  • Cleansing of applicants data and maintenance of CRM database
  • Reference checking of candidates 
  • Build an applicant talent pool for future vacancies
  • Applicant searches and job advertising 
  • CV Sifting on job websites.
Marketing and Business Development:
  • Assist with drafting monthly blogs
  • Assist with preparing case studies for marketing purposes
  • Research potential clients online and through LinkedIn
  • Where possible, attend networking events.
  • Administration support as and when required
  • Understand and clearly explain the service and answer applicant and customer questions competently and accurately
Person Specification:
  • Previous admin and office experience
  • Previous accountancy experience would be beneficial but not essential
  • A structured and organised approach to fulfilling work commitments
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Highly motivated/hard working
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Confident telephone manner
  • Possess good analytical/assessment skills
  • Ability to write clearly, accurately and concisely
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word and Excel
Qualifications required:
5 GCSEs at Grades A*- C (grades 5 to 9) including English Language and Maths or equivalent
30 hours per week
Monday to Friday – Flexible working hours 
£5.50 per hour
Skills Required: Can manage themselves Can plan and organise Good communicator Shows initiative
Qualifications Required: 5 GCSEs at Grades A*- C (grades 5 to 9) including English Language and Maths or equivalent
Personal Qualities:



Personal Presentation

Positive Self Esteem

Sense of Humour
Additional Detail
Important Other Information: Can you drive?
Reality Check: Flexible working hours so you can attend networking events – some are early starts
Supplementary Application Form Questions
Question 1: How will you travel to the location on a daily basis?
Question 2: Why are you interested in recruitment for a career?
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