B-474 Apprentice Recruitment Consultant at Best Recruit UK Ltd in Accrington

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Apprenticeship
Positions Available 1
Closing Date 31-08-2017
Salary £4.00 per hour plus uncapped on target commission/bonus
Reference Code B-474
Hours Per Week 37.5 hours per week 8:30am – 5pm Monday to Thursday. 8:30am – 2:00pm Friday
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Job Description

Best Recruit UK is a leading recruitment agency based in Accrington, Lancashire. We are looking to recruit an apprentice recruitment consultant to join our growing team. Specialising in recruitment across Retail and Hospitality, we have developed into a leading supplier and are now seeking an apprentice to train and develop into a recruitment role.

As a business we have an amazing, fun and engaging working culture..if we do say so ourselves!

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Confident, Enthusiastic, Reliable, Organised and hardworking individual to join a fast growing Recruitment company as a Business Administration apprentice.

The company are looking train and develop a Business Administration apprentice to perform general administration duties, make outbound sales calls to candidates and prospective new clients.

Main duties & responsibilities: 

  • Searching for candidates through adverts, job boards and company database
  • Spell checking and posting job adverts on job boards
  • Contacting candidates, arranging interviews, assessing staff and adding new candidates on to company databases.
  • Working towards key performance indicators (KPIs) and targets
  • Supporting senior members of the team
  • Answering incoming calls and taking messages
  • Editing CVs to send to senior consultant/client companies

Any other duties as directed in relation to the job role.


Person Specification

 Skills required


•      Excellent written and verbal communication skills

•      Good Telephone Manner.

•      Good IT skills including understanding of, MS Office (Word & Excel) and outlook

•      Good organisational skills.

•      Team working skills

•      Good time Management


Personal Qualities 

  • Keen to develop a career in Business Administration and Sales
  • Willingness to learn
  • Outgoing/Confident personality
  • Punctual & Reliable
  • Honest & Hardworking
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ablility to work on own initiative and as part of a team

In a recruitment role you will need to be resilient, a strong team player, driven, ambitious and motivated (both to be successful and for financial gain)

Previous experience in a sales/office based role or having worked or studied within Hospitality or Retail would be advantageous but not essential.


Qualifications Required

5 GCSE’s at Grades A-C (including Maths, English and ICT) desirable.  Candidates will be required to undertake initial assessment at Blackburn College.

Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship


Proposed Duration

12-15 months

Training to be Provided

OCR Level 2 combined qualification in Business and Administration

City & Guilds Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT if required

Day release College attendance required.








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