Candidate Consultant

  • Location
    Chichester, West Sussex
  • Salary
    £ 17000 - £ 20000 / Year
  • Category
    Sales & Retail - Sales, Retail and Customer Service
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Sales and Retail
  • External Reference
    JN-102019-94557

We are recruiting for a Candidate Consultant to join our team at Adecco in Chichester.

Working in an extremely fast paced environment, you will ideally have some previous commercial experience. You MUST be computer literate and competent with MS Word and Excel. Being in a business/customer facing role, you will need be well presented with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

No two days are the same in the office so we are looking for a talented individual who is able to handle a fast paced environment with the ability to liaise with candidates and clients confidently.

A Varied, busy role, duties will include:
* Being the first point of contact for all visitors to the branch and all telephone calls, greeting with a friendly approach and in a professional, business like manner
* Provide an efficient and accurate administrative service for the branch
* Register candidates for temporary work and adding their details to our database
* Take up references for candidates prior to them starting work
* Running the weekly payroll for temporary associates, processing their holiday and P45 requests
* Organising merchandise for consultant visits
* Post job advertisements online adhering to corporate guidelines
* Where appropriate, handle incoming CV's and arrange registration appointments
* Where appropriate, assist to fill vacancies
* Working with the recruitment consultant - arranging interviews, sending out interview confirmations via email and screening candidates
* Resource for candidates and/or leads for new business

You will need:
* To understand the role is extremely fast paced
* Ensure that high levels of customer service (to both clients and candidates) are achieved at all times
* Be able to work closely with colleagues to achieve objectives/targets of the branch
* Have the ability to think on your feet and work independently when needed

Skills/Experience:
* Previous office experience, knowledge of a recruitment environment would be an advantage
* You must be PC literate and be able to use MS Office packages
* Excellent people skills
* Confident and effective communication skills, both verbal and written
* Be happy to embrace change
* Ability to work in highly pressurised and targeted environment essential

This is an entry level position and is an excellent opportunity to join a global organisation and build a rewarding career.

The Adecco Group is the world's leading provider of HR solutions. With over 31,000 employees and 6,600 offices, in 70 countries and territories around the world, Adecco offers a wide variety of services, connecting more than 600,000 colleagues with over 100,000 clients every day. The services offered fall into the broad categories of temporary staffing, permanent placement, outsourcing, consulting and outplacement. The Adecco Group is a Fortune Global 500 company.

As part of our process, we will require you to attend an interview and complete computer based assessments in branch. Should you progress to the next stage, a second interview will be arranged. An immediate start is available for the successful candidate!

This role is based in Chichester Town Centre. Salary will depend on experience and you will receive 22 days holiday + Bank Holidays, increasing 1 day per year up to a maximum of 28. Flexible benefits, child care vouchers, and pension scheme.

Adecco is an equal opportunities employer Please note: This position is based in Chichester, please only apply if you are willing and able to work in this location and have the required skills. All applications will be reviewed within five working days by one of our experienced consultants and successful applicants only will be contacted within that time-frame. Please be assured that your details remain confidential and they will not be sent out to our client(s) until you have been contacted by us and have given us your consent, in accordance with REC guidelines. Adecco is an equal opportunities employer.


By registering with Adecco, you will benefit from the support of a dedicated and experienced Recruitment Consultant, have access to variety interviewing techniques, regular updates of the local employment market and consistent feedback on all applications. This service is offered right through to the day you start your new role and beyond! We are fully compliant with GDPR and your details will not be forwarded to any external companies without your express permission.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Adecco. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information - please copy and paste the following link in to your browser https://www.adecco.co.uk/candidate-privacy

Please apply with your CV to: Jodie McLellan