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about 1 year ago
Bluetownonline Ltd.
Salary: Up to £17000 per annum
Location: Manchester
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Bluetown Online
Category: HR Recruitment Jobs

Job Title: Recruitment Assistant

Location: Northenden, Manchester

Salary: £17,000 + Benefits package (See below)

The Solicitors are a top 200 Law firm that specialises in all areas of personal injury including public liability, occupier's liability, road traffic accidents, employer's liability, industrial disease, serious injuries and clinical negligence. Taking pride in work they do helping injured people.

The Firm are both LEXCEL and Law Society accredited and are a Legal 500 Leading Firm for both Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence. Six of the Partners are members of the Law Society Specialist Personal Injury Panel and one is a member of the Law Society Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel.

Employees are the most important asset and at the solicitors and rate skill and ability above all else; therefore, the recruitment policy encourages applications from all.

Due to internal promotions and business growth, the firm are looking for a Recruitment Assistant to join the well-established HR Department. You will primarily be working closely with the Recruitment Manager to drive forward the firm's recruitment strategy as well as supporting the recruiting and onboarding activities during this very busy expansion phase. You will also offer adhoc support to the wider HR team.

Job brief:

The Recruitment Assistant's responsibilities include scheduling calls and interviews, maintaining candidate database and handling paperwork. Ultimately, you'll help us hire efficiently and keep our hiring process running.

If you have some experience in recruiting and you're an excellent organiser and communicator, we'd like to meet you.


  • Coordinate hiring activities
  • Undertake clerical duties (e.g. answering emails and drafting correspondence)
  • Prepare and post job ads online
  • Help with resume screening and initial phone screens
  • Schedule interviews and keep calendars for all hiring teams and candidates
  • Booking appropriate interview rooms
  • Maintain candidate activity database and recruitment software
  • Liaising with TP agency suppliers
  • Resolve issues as fast as possible (e.g. interview cancellations)
  • Assist with new hire onboarding (e.g. preparing documents, coordinating orientation agendas)


  • Experience as Recruitment Assistant or another recruiting-related role
  • Familiarity with hiring practices and stages (screening, interview, assessment, onboarding)
  • Experience using recruiting software and social networks for recruiting
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Problem-solving ability
  • BSc/BA in HR, Business or relevant field

What can we offer you?

Salary - we offer a great starting salary of £17000

Excellent training & development - in addition to weekly meetings with your manager, we provide all employees with personalised training and development plans. At the outset of your employment, you will receive 3 weeks to furnish you with the skills and knowledge required for the Recruitment Assistant role.

Working Hours

Our standard working hours are Monday - Thursday 8:30am to 5:30pm and Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm


  • 20 days holiday, rising by 1 day per year to a max of 23 days, plus bank/public hols. Closed between Christmas and New Year.
  • Private medical insurance available after 2 years' service
  • Death in Service - 2 x salary based on annual salary only - eligibility commences when you join the company
  • Active social committee, firm pays for trips to e.g. Bowling, Chester Races, Christmas party, Summer Barbecue
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives like weekly boot camp, football and netball
  • Regular charitable activities to support the community
  • Employee Assistance Programme which offers 24-hour helpline, Legal info and CBT - available immediately
  • Free fruit delivered twice a week

To apply for this role please select the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter.

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