Permanent jobs

We have a great number of permanent vacancies. Here is a selection.

Recruitment Manager - London - c£35K-£40K plus benefits

Our client are a successful award-winning social business. They are looking for a motivated, positive and professional individual to join their recruitment agency.


This is a management level role with responsibility for client acquisition, recruitment account management and sales, working with the team to support people to take their first steps into paid employment.


The Recruitment Manager will lead new business and support the account management of their existing employers, growing the client base and the number of opportunities posted to the website.


The Recruitment Manager will be expected to be the driving force behind generating new sales leads and ensuring the team meets its sales targets.


Identifying and proactively contacting prospects and developing strong relationships is a key part of the job. 

Human Resources Manager - Worcestershire - c£30K plus benefits 

Our hospitality currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Human Resources Generalist with a passion for hospitality, with a track record of making a commercial contribution to businesses, commitment towards the delivery of high standards of service and a team approach that is collaborative, challenging, influential and innovative.


Underpinning all of that are strong organisational skills, the ability to prioritise, resilience, adaptability and a reputation for getting things done.


As a key member of the management team you will have overall responsibility for the development of the HR strategy and the delivery of all HR related activities, be hands on and create a culture of service excellence and high performance.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for all aspects of compliance in legislative and Company HR procedure, including recording of information, personnel file management, information data capture and accurate HR documentation is maintained
  • Implementation and consistent delivery and compliance with all HR policies and procedures
  • Overseeing and ensuring robust and effective induction programmes for all new recruits are implemented for successful on-boarding
  • Manage and oversee Employees Relations
  • Manage the recruitment process within the hotel to ensure delivery of an effective and timely recruitment solution in line with Company’s recruitment strategy, and which secures highly talented teams
  • Monitor absence and employee turnover and identify effective action and implement proactive solutions to reduce both absenteeism and turnover across all departments.
  • Ensure the processing of payroll is accurately and timely completed
  • Drive engagement, ensuring activities are in place throughout the year to involve all team members and enhance job satisfaction and the culture of the hotel
  • Working with the General Manager, champion the Brand and Standard Operating Procedures ensuring delivery and compliance on a continual basis, addressing non-performance and compliance with proactive solutions
  • Work with the management team to ensure a safe and secure environment for employees and guests and that all Company and legislative requirements are adhered to
  • Manage the Performance Management process and ensure that regular reviews are conducted throughout the hotel and identified training and developments needs are actioned in a timely manner
  • Identify, manage and support continuous development and succession planning through the appraisal process and feedback within the business
  • Identify, manage and coordinate the training and development needs within the business to ensure employees at all levels are equipped to carry out their duties effectively ensuring multi-tasking and a flexible team.
  • Facilitate delivery of Company specific training ensuring a high performance culture and legislative requirements are met
  • Work with and support the Heads of Departments to deliver effective solutions which will position

Experience & Qualifications

  • Previous experience operating as a HR Manager within the hospitality industry
  • HR professional qualification would be advantageous however not essential
  • Confident, professional communicator with the ability to operate within a busy and demanding work environment
  • Proven experience in delivering effective training, driving standards and capability across the business
  • Enthusiasm, positive “can do” attitude and dynamism
  • Sound employment law knowledge, good health and safety, fire and food hygiene knowledge
  • Committed & able to deliver a high level of customer service, both internally & externally and make an impact on the business to deliver the HR agenda effectively
  • Results driven and great attention to detail
  • Good listener with excellent communication skills – both oral and written
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships at all levels – both internal and external Microsoft office literate

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days paid holidays per annum inclusive of bank holidays, which increases with years of service
  • Professional training and development opportunities

HR & Recruitment Manager - Newbury - c£32K plus excellent benefits

Our Healthcare client is currently seeking to recruit an HR & Recruitment Manager to join the team. 


You will be leading a small team of HR and Payroll Administrators, as well as managing recruitment activities. You will need to have previous experience in a similar role as well as be CIPD qualified to be able to be the subject matter expert for HR queries.


You will also have an ability to remain calm under pressure as well as have great IT skills, particularly in Microsoft Office.


What's on offer:

A competitive salary

Enhanced disclosure cost coverage

Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Birthday Holiday - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave

Online benefits and cashback rewards

Cycle to work scheme

Just Drive scheme

SMART Childcare Vouchers

SMART Pension option 

Head of Compliance (Healthcare Recruitment) - Greater London - c£Neg

Our client is a fast growing, entrepreneurial healthcare recruitment business, leading the pace of change within the industry.



The Head of Compliance is responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient running of their candidate screening and on-boarding processes. This includes ensuring that all Framework obligations are met, and that candidate records are maintained properly



  • Take responsibility for on-boarding an allocation of candidates each month.
  • Ensure candidates are on-boarded within agreed time-frames and “drop-outs” are kept below agreed level.
  • Increase on-boarding capacity in line with budget, develop new processes to improve speed and capacity within compliance.
  • Ensure compliance standards across new and additional professions / grades as required.
  • Line Management including day to day management, mentoring and coaching with the team.
  • Report on individual team performance to senior management team.
  • Communicate targets, and priorities as agreed with senior management team.
  • Implementation of a support team.
  • Track and report on compliance activity to senior management team.
  • Coordinate assessment days and candidate interviews.
  • Manage day-to-day relationships with external suppliers
  • Conduct reviews of commercial arrangements with third party suppliers to deliver against budget.

Previous compliance experience, ideally gained within the healthcare setting.
Process oriented, understanding the value of a clear, consistent approach to processing candidate.


You may have experience of the following: Compliance Manager, Assurance Officer, Quality Manager, Compliance Officer, Healthcare Recruitment, Business Compliance Officer, Healthcare, Compliance Assistant, Compliance Auditor, Recruitment, Compliance Consultant, Clinical Governance etc.

Talent Acquisition Manager - Greater London - c£Negotiable

About the Job

This is an attractive opportunity for an experienced recruiter to join a rapidly expanding Healthcare / Medical Recruitment business located in Central London.  The role involves full lifecycle talent acquisition activities and development of extensive candidate pipelines.  If you love talent acquisition with challenge and variety, this opportunity could be for you!
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
•Partner with hiring managers and business partners by executing full lifecycle talent acquisition activities.
•Create critical competency / job descriptions, develop search strategies and manage the candidate and hiring manager experience.
•Source passive and active candidates through a variety of methods focusing on social media, networking, leveraging employee referrals, cold calling, and other creative and traditional search methods.
•Generate pools of highly qualified and interested candidates for multiple searches (both for active searches and for developing pipelines of candidates for future searches).
•Lead the offer, negotiation, and closing process that is in line with the business guidelines and exhibits fairness, professionalism and appealing career propositions to candidates.
•Collaborating with all stakeholders to develop best practices, promote continuous improvement and foster information / idea sharing.
•Keep accurate documentation related to candidate interactions
•Provide accurate talent acquisition reports and metrics.
•3 - 5 + years’ experience in full lifecycle talent acquisition / recruitment of individuals. 
•Demonstrated experience recruiting for various levels within an organisation.
•Expertise in all areas of talent acquisition including, but not limited to:  staffing plans, sourcing passive and active candidates, qualification methods, networking, skills assessment, interviewing, legal issues, offer negotiations, career value propositions, administrative responsibilities, and managing the candidate / hiring manager experience.
•LinkedIn Recruiter skills.
•Exceptional organisational, detail orientation and time management skills.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Strong sales and persuasive skills.
•Solid judgment skills and abilities with a high degree of integrity.
•Ability to quickly learn and follow systems, processes and procedures.
•Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
•Self-motivated, committed and able to work independently.

HR Director - Lanarkshire - Fixed-term Contract - c£60K

Our client are a growing national organisation with a strong employer brand. They are currently looking to recruit an HR Director to cover a period of maternity leave.

Reporting into the Managing Director, you will be responsible for leading and managing a team of HR business Partners whilst engaging with key stakeholders to ensure they can meet business objectives through the management of their people.


You will ensure that change is managed effectively and focus on driving high performance across the business. A solid generalist, you will embed the leadership values across the management structure ensuring that the culture reflects the business requirements. You will be a strong people manager and a motivated and inspiring leader who will have ideally gained your experience from within a large multi site, unionised environment.


You will be able to demonstrate a high level of commercial acumen, along with the ability to interact and communicate with a varied client group. 

You must be confident working both operationally and strategically and be comfortable with travel throughout the Scottish region. This is a great opportunity to join a fast-paced, commercial business in a key role.

HR Change Partner - Glasgow - Contract 6-12months (potential of extension)

HR Change Partner

Purpose of the role: 

To support the HR Business Partner team with the delivery of  local projects  change initiatives that have a people impact. Responsibilities will include deployment & communication of HR project / change plans including delivery of consultation plans (including support at meetings). 

Scope of Role: 

Provision of consultation support to local projects.


•Responsible for ensuring proper deployment of assigned projects / change plans, ensuring that both processes and behaviours are successfully changed to ensure benefits realization.
•Will work on multiple projects at any one time, which are initiated from multiple sources – this will mean role holders will need to have a broad understanding in several areas including employee relations and employment legislation, change management techniques, project management and commercial / business knowledge.
Specific role challenges: Some projects will result in strong stakeholder resistance and therefore strong risk management during consultation is essential;
•Managing conflicting priorities;
•Matrix management of stakeholders;
•Working with multiple stakeholders often with conflicting priorities. 
•Must be able to work under pressure and to deadlines.


Projects / Initiatives Responsibilities: 

e.g. TUPE’s in / out, reorganizations, policy & process changes, legislation updates, corporate change initiatives.

Key Activites:

Projects / Initiatives Responsibilities: Support HRBP with the creation of the stakeholder management & communication plans and deliverables within defined area.

•Develops consultation plans & materials to ensure legal compliance with TULRCA and TUPE.
•Prepare communication & consultation collateral including s.188 letters, HR1 forms, consultation scripts, letters, management briefings, FAQ’s etc.
•Supports management at collective consultation forums. Communicates effectively with Trade Union Officials and Employee Reps.
•Support management at individual consultation meetings and provides guidance as required.
•To manage the implementation using professional project management including creation of local project charter, project plan, comms plan and risk mitigation plan.
•To utilise change management techniques on the project deployment focusing on effective stakeholder management.
•Escalate to the HRBP any local Risks / Issues and manage where required
•Track deployment progress and ensure local benefits can and are tracked.
•Providing regular feedback to the project team as agreed on deployment progress.
•As required, support HRBP with BCA / Tender input in relation to implementation & deployment.
•Attend project meetings as required.
•Attend customer meetings as required.
•Participate in lessons learned meetings.
•To build and maintain customer relationships and listen/act upon the Voice Of The Customer (internal & external) ensuring that we gain support and endorsement throughout the project deployment.
•Work closely with People Services to ensure they are aware of progress & understand any actions required.
Overall Goals / Typical Measures: Delivery of the required communication, training & knowledge prior to go live.
•Smooth implementation with no disruption to BAU or local projects.
•New ways or working & processes are embedded post go live.
•Business case benefits are realized.
•Projects delivered with no resultant employment tribunal claims.
•Local stakeholders are kept informed and engaged.
•Local risks, issues and stakeholder concerns are effectively managed.


People Management:

Matrix management of virtual project teams to ensure change management activities are delivered in line with the project plan.

•Engagement with Trade Union Reps – Regional & Full Time Officials.
•Engagement withCustomer’s as required.
•Engagement of all affected internal & external Stakeholders
Key Capabilities / Competencies: Ability to create & deliver consultation plans for TUPE’s and redundancy programmes with sound understanding of TUPE and TULRCA legislation.
•Credible HR Partner within the business
•Ability to influence and impact at all levels
•Matrix management skills
•Excellent organisation and communication skills
•Strong project management experience 
•Demonstrable experience of delivery of large scale and / or multiple projects & change initiatives.
•A natural change agent with the ability to empathise and engage with various stakeholders at all levels.
•Strong HR Generalist background, with good practical understanding of employment law and industrial relations


Expected Years of Experience / Minimum:

Demonstrable experience within a generalist HR role. Project / change management experience desirable.

Expected Educational Qualifications (Desirable)
•CIPD or equivalent
•ACT or equivalent

Employee Benefits Consultants - UK Wide

The Role


Working closely with existing experienced employee benefits advisors, duties will be varied and challenging. You will be providing a proactive, personal service to new and existing employee benefit clients, designing, implementing and running employee benefit programmes that meet their requirements and circumstances as an organisation.


Your existing and future prospects will be from a broad range of corporate clients. Products encompass all areas, in particular group personal pensions (GPP), group life assurance (GLA), group income protection (GIP) and flexible benefits platforms. Auto-enrolment is also a big part of the role.


You will expected to build and maintain long- term client relationships, through quality of service and advice, and build relationships with internal stakeholders to generate new business. New business generation is also an important element of the role, targeting SME and larger clients.


About you

You will have already established yourself within an EB advisory role, (being RDR qualified), and will be confident on GPP, GIP and GLA.


Any experience with auto enrolment or flexible benefits platforms would also be a bonus, however training will be provided. An ability to generate new business whilst building existing relationships is essential.


You will have a passion for the industry, and able to research, analyse and interpret a diverse range of information. You will possess excellent questioning and listening skills, able to convey complex information to a wide variety of people with various levels of understanding both written and verbally. You will be a self-starter, able to work autonomously and also as part of a wider team.


In return, you can expect excellent career progression and personal reward within a successful and expanding company. You will be fully supported through dedicated training and development, including furthering your professional qualifications where appropriate.

HR Advisor - Wiltshire

A new and challenging position has arisen join our a highly respected HR Team. The role will form an integral part of the operational management team and supports the HR Director to influence and deliver the people agenda.


You will have a clear passion for people, be self-motivated and commercially minded with the ability to build key relationships.


You must hold a full driving licence and be willing to travel.


The role are full-time which include a weekend rota.



·Previous experience as a HR Advisor

·Full driving licence (preferably with no or minimal) points

·Experience of restructures/TUPE

·Demonstrate excellent people management capabilities, including performance management and professional development

·Sound knowledge of employment legislation and its translation to operational delivery

·Experience of industrial relations and unionised environments.

·The ability to handle multiple and/or complex tasks, with evidence of successful outcome


You must be also be CIPD qualified


Employee Relations Advisor - Farnborough

Our client is an established UK retailer with an opportunity for an Employee Relations Advisor to provide consultative advice service for all ER case referrals across the South East.


The Employee Relations Advisor will be responsible for avoiding the escalations by ensuring appropriate and timely interventions are applied.

Your key responsibilities include:
-Working closely with the ERCC and Employee Relations Centre of Expertise on guiding managers on the interpretation of ER policies and actively test the compliance and impact on the business.
-Ensure the continuous development of Line Mangier through the delivery of effective education and training interventions with a focus on diagnosing and addressing route cause issues.
-Coach Line Managers on change processes affecting employees including matters such as redundancy, redeployment, reassignment and contractual variation.
-Supporting various projects and initiatives designed to drive colleague engagement.

Required skills and experience:
-Degree/CIPD qualified or equivalent working experience
-Previous experience of working across a multi site company (regionally).
-Knowledge of policies and processes in relation to the conduct of Employment Relationship such as disciplinary, grievance, appeal and capability.
-Up-to-date knowledge of employment and discrimination law.
-Fantastic communication skills and an understanding of how to engage a diverse range of client groups.
-Ability to deliver training and development sessions.

Compensation & Benefits Manager - London

A truly global organisation with employees across the US, EMEA and Asia, are looking for a Reward Manager This role will report directly into the Global Head of HR also based in London. 

Key deliverables:

*Implementing a full global reward strategy
*Internal & external benchmarking
*Review salary bands 
*Implement a sales commission plan
*Evaluate all benefits
*Annual salary review & bonus paid in September
*Board presentations

This role will have one direct report. The role will be supported by the HR Project Manager.

This role is suited to a hands on Comp and Bens specialist, who is happy to get involved in all aspects of the role. You must have a very approachable & commercial approach & be able to present to the board & have excellent communication skills.

Group HR Manager - Brighton

A leading specialist organisation. This role is based in South East with a national presence.


Job Description

The Group HR Manager will provide strategic leadership of the HR function for the Group ensuring that the Group HR function provides a proactive "customer centric" service which is aligned to the priorities of the business at all times and that employment law, health and safety compliance and Group policy requirements are maintained to a high standard and applied consistently across the business.

You will develop innovative solutions that support the business priorities around talent acquisition, career development, reward and retention to support the Group's expansion plans.

You will also lead the HR team ensuring their activities are aligned to the needs of the business and that "Group" HR policy, processes and practices are implemented and operated consistently across the organisation.

Essentially your role will be to provide HR advice and guidance to the senior management team.


The Successful Applicant

This role requires a strategic thinker with the ability and inclination to roll their sleeves up and be 'hands-on'. You will have extensive generalist experience, ideally gained in a mix of SME and larger company, customer service focussed environments. You will be a strong people manager, be commercial in your thinking, and be used to providing pragmatic HR advice.
This company is going from strength to strength, so experience of change management, growing organisations and harmonisation of T&C's is essential. Experience of mergers & acquisitions would be desirable.

This role is based in the South East with some UK travel.

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