Offering care services across England, we enable our clients to live safely and independently at home. We care for the elderly and support young adults and children. Our specialisation is in nursing and complex care services.
We want to make life better for more people. If you are as passionate about quality as we are and you want a role where your skills will make a real difference, this is a great opportunity to grow and develop. We are an exciting business that puts people front and centre of everything we do.
Prestige Nursing & Care, part of the Sodexo Group, has provided home care for over 75 years and we have 35 local offices in England and Scotland. Our aim is to lead the care industry by providing high quality, personalised and specialist services to our clients.
Hours: Full time-35 hours per week Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
About the role
The role of the Recruitment Consultant is to manage and oversee the recruitment of the Carers and Nurses for their region. This will include attracting and sourcing candidates, seeing them through the pre-screening process leading to a final interview. You will work with the Regional Compliance Officer and regional recruitment team to ensure candidates are fully compliant and ready to work. Your goal is to build mutually beneficial relationships with clients (Branch teams) and candidates, and work as part of a passionate team to maximise our performance.
The Recruitment Consultant is responsible for developing this business to meet targets defined by the Regional Recruitment Manager whilst achieving qualitative and legislative standards.
Reporting to Regional Recruitment Manager your role will include:
To implement a recruitment plan to manage the full recruitment process for Carers and Nurses for your designated branches
Ensure you proactively attract, identify and source talent through various channels
Ensure the candidate journey is seamless and efficient
Ensuring we have a candidate centric approach to recruiting and you maintain a high application to start rate ratio
Manage and coordinate specific branch recruitment campaigns, including advertising campaigns, outreach projects, local engagement activities and events to achieve measures and build commercial networks
To support the Regional Recruitment Manager to build networks within local communities, education facilities and career guidance services to generate more recruits.
Ensuring current advertising channels are continually refreshed and competitor research is carried out and shared with Regional Recruitment Manager on a monthly basis
Support business development and marketing activities in conjunction with the Regional Recruitment Manager to identify and secure new business within the designated client groups in line with the company's business plan
Develop an excellent understanding of the Professional Carer role to support the candidate experience and be relatable during the recruitment process
Carry out recruitment of Nurses and Carers in accordance with ISO and CQC requirements including the necessary DBS, reference and other background checks as required by CQC
Regular use of the internal database "IRIS" to monitor, update and encourage a speedy recruitment journey from start to compliance
To support with the roll out of a retention plan for the region and nurture and detail retention activities
Work within agreed deadlines and targets
To work as part of the team to support the success of the region
This list is not exhaustive, and you will be expected to complete any reasonable tasks as requested by your line manager
We are looking for:
Be strategic, methodical, logical and detail orientated
Ideally have experience of recruiting within social care or health and have good sector knowledge
Be smart and professional in appearance
Be results driven with proven experience of consistent delivery against agreed targets
Have excellent communications skills and the ability to engage with a range stakeholder
Have effective time management skills and the ability to priories effectively
Be a team player but to be a self-starter and work from own initiative
Good knowledge of company's services, value proposition and USPs
Proactive and innovative with a relentless approach
Committed to delivering the service to the highest standard, ensuring compliance
A competitive salary
28 days annual leave increasing every year by 1 to the maximum of 33 days over 5 years service
Work Place Pension
Supportive working environment with ongoing learning and development opportunities.
A friendly, agile and flexible working culture.
An environment where learning and training is encouraged
Employee Assistance Programme - Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns
Closing date: Wednesday 5th May
Looking to take on an exciting new career challenge in a fast-paced environment? Apply online today and we will be in touch within 48 hours to start your journey with Prestige Nursing & Care.
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 5th May 2021. Prestige Nursing & Care reserve the right to close a role at anytime.
What shifts or rotas are available for professional carers?
Our branches have a wide variety of hours and rotas which means it’s possible to find shifts that fit in with your life situation, whether you want a full time role or are just looking for a few hours a week. All that we ask is that you commit to the hours you can do two weeks in advance.
Do I need care experience to join?
Six months’ professional care experience is ideal - such as a domiciliary carer, care assistant, homecare worker, support worker or healthcare assistant. However, if you are new to care some branches do offer training leading to care certificates, so please contact the recruitment team to discuss on 0808 239 9716
Do I need a driving licence?
A full clean driving is required for some roles, but not all. Job roles normally state if a driving licence is required, but if you are unsure then please contact the recruitment team on 0808 239 9716.
What pre-employment checks do you do?
To join Prestige Nursing & Care as a professional carer you will be required to apply for a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check, unless you are registered with the update service.
We also require two professional references, one of which should be your current or most recent employer.
Finally, you will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK, NI number, ID and proof of address. Your recruiter will talk you through all requirements and support you all the way.
What training do I need to complete before starting work?
You will need to complete both online e-learning modules and virtual training via Microsoft Teams. This is very flexible and can be completed from home as long as you have a compatible device. Find out more about the training we offer.
Is the training free?
Yes, the training is completely free.
Do you offer regular patterns of work?
Yes, our branches offer a wide variety of hours and shift patterns.
Will I be employed by Prestige Nursing & Care?
You would become a member of our team with a contract for services. You would still be eligible for things like SSP and holiday, as well as a NEST workplace pension.
How old do you have to be to work as a carer?
You need to be 18 years old to join our care team and there is no upper age limit.
How often will I get paid?
We pay all our professional carers weekly.