Recruitment Administrator (Fixed Term Contract, Part time)


Recruitment Administrator (Fixed Term Contract, Part time)

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We are looking for an enthusiastic and personable Recruitment Administrator to join our talented and friendly team on a six month fixed term contract (with potential to extend or become permanent).

This is a part time role working approximately 20 hours per week, across a 5-day week (Monday to Friday). We are flexible about when the hours are worked during the working day and are open to discussions with candidates about this. 

This role would suit somebody who has worked in recruitment or in a busy administrative role. Training will be provided. 

The successful candidate will be joining the team at an exciting time as we are going through a period of growth. The main focus will be recruitment initially but there will be an opportunity to get involved in some HR administration and projects.


Role & responsibilities

  • Working closely with hiring managers to review role requirements and to identify the best platform for advertising vacancies.
  • Managing the administration of recruitment activities. For example, writing and publishing job adverts, monitoring recruitment spend, contacting candidates, arranging interviews, obtaining and providing feedback for candidates.
  • Use LinkedIn to directly source candidates.
  • Work with the marketing team to ensure roles are published on social media platforms.
  • Be proactive in creating a pipeline of talent for business-critical roles.
  • Ensure that all candidates have a positive recruitment experience.
  • Produce employment contracts and all new starter documentation.
  • Provide assistance with the onboarding of new starters:
    1. Gathering personal details and right to work information
    2. Uploading the information to the HR database
    3. Keeping in contact with the new starter between offer and start date
    4. Support line managers in producing and organising induction documentation
  • Ensure that recruitment processes and procedures are legally compliant and best practice is followed.
  • Collate management information, as required.
  • Assist with adhoc HR projects, as required.
  • Keep up to date with UK employment legislation.

Skills & experience

  • Experience in dealing with sensitive information
  • A confident, can-do attitude with excellent communication skills
  • An organised approach with excellent attention to detail 
  • Personable, approachable and able to inspire confidence

Company Benefits

We like to look after our team and provide a lot of benefits. This is all the normal stuff we offer but, with the pandemic going on, some of these have been put on the back-burner for a while for safety reasons. We hope to bring it all back soon though – we’re missing our parties and the pick ‘n’ mix!

Wherever you’re working from:

  • Flexible working
  • 25 days holiday (increasing to 28 days after five years) plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bupa health insurance
  • Bupa dental insurance
  • Bupa wellbeing health expenses cash plan
  • Conferences and training
  • Regular social events including the Christmas Party and the famous Torpedo Summer Family Fun Day
  • Annual Torpedo Awards
  • Team challenges such as Blenheim Triathlon, 3 Peaks, Tough Mudder, Jurassic Walk
  • Cycle to work bike scheme
  • Free annual flu vaccination
  • Sports teams including running, football and netball.

And for when you’re in the office:

  • Modern agency environment in a converted barn
  • Excellent location with free parking
  • Charging points if you drive electric
  • Covered bike shed
  • Showers
  • Use of on-site swimming pool and tennis court
  • Free fruit in the office every week
  • Copious amounts of tea and coffee
  • Tasty snacks and pick ‘n’ mix sweets
  • Breakout area with large TV
  • Sonos sound system with shared playlists

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