Recruitment Assistant (Internal Agency)

Portsmouth City Council

Reference: MAY20223889

Job details


Civic Offices Guildhall Walk Portsmouth

Job type

Part Time, Permanent


£22,223 - £25,927 Pro Rata

Closing date

23 May 2022

Portsmouth City Council

At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 7,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

Your New Role

Portsmouth City Councils Internal Recruitment Agency provides short-term temporary cover to Portsmouth City Council and surrounding local Boroughs, across a wide range of services. It also manages the Councils external recruitment agency contracts.

You will support the agency manager in the lifecycle of the candidate from onboarding to ending their assignment.. 

You will be responsible for processing the payroll, to include ensuring all timesheets are in by the deadlines given. You will also assist the Agency Manager when required.

You will also be responsible for maintaining and growing our social media exposure.

What you’ll need to succeed

You will be a self motivated individual who is proactive and conscientious.  You will possess excellent communication skills.  You will be experienced in building successful working relationships with clients and candidates and you will be able to work to tight deadlines.  

Recruitment experience would be advantageous but we will also be looking for transferrable skills and experience.  Full training and mentoring will be given.

What you’ll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you’ll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, including flexible working hours, extensive wellbeing support through the Employee Assistance Programme and a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career. For those with families we have child care benefits as well as discounts with local businesses which can be enjoyed by all. 

What next

To make sure your application is above the rest, please review the “Job Profile” to ensure you application matches the requirements of the role.

Please ensure to complete the application in its entirety and add in comments to the Personal Statement section

We look forward to speaking with you soon.