Recruitment & Enquiries Manager - Fostering (2637)

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Recruitment & Enquiries Manager - Fostering

POLARIS COMMUNITY

Recruitment & Enquiries Manager

Base Location: Sittingbourne, Kent

Basic Salary: £35,000-40,000

Benefits: Company Car or £2,000 Car Allowance 30 days’ Annual Leave (rising to 35 with length of service) + Bank Holidays, Company Pension, Life Assurance & Employee Discount Scheme

The Recruitment & Enquiries team are located in our Kent, Worcestershire and Nottinghamshire offices so regular travel between the three locations and occasionally further afield will be a requirement of this role.

 

 

Organisation
Polaris
Department
Carer Recruitment
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Salary
35,000-40,000 + company car or 2,000 car allowance
Geographical Location
South East
Office
Sittingbourne
Position Reference
n/a
Closing Date
14-08-2020
Ref No
2637

Role Details

The Recruitment & Enquiries Manager will be responsible for ensure that we deliver the gold standard in how the early stages of the foster family recruitment process is managed. They will fully appreciate the importance of and value of a Foster Carer and what that role entails.

The successful candidate will be able to ensure a high quality customer service provision to our applicants and be able to effectively manage and lead the Recruitment & Enquiries department with the assistance of two dedicated Team Managers.

In addition they will be the lead contact for the Microsoft Dynamics Recruitment system and will work with IT and external providers to ensure this system delivers for the business.

 

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous experience within a management position within a recruitment function in the Children's Services sector, ideally within Fostering.
  • Sound knowledge of fostering and the fostering recruitment process
  • Strong IT skills to include intermediate ability across the Microsoft suite, especially Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint
  • Understanding of, and ideally a working knowledge of, Microsoft Dynamics
  • A full UK driving licence and willingness to travel as required

 

For an informal discussion please contact Paul Surridge on 07825 747 966.