Candidate Consultant – company name – Lindley

company name

Candidate Consultant

Location: Huddersfield

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £23k + uncapped commission

Vision for Education is one of the fastest growing Education Recruitment Agencies in the UK.  We specialise in Temporary and Permanent jobs for Teachers, Cover Supervisors and Support Staff within Primary, Secondary and SEND schools across the country.  Due to rapid national expansion, we are looking to recruit a Candidate Consultant to join our Huddersfield office where you will be supporting Primary Schools with their staffing needs.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with strong administrative and telephone experience to join a market leader or a driven, passionate graduate who is looking to begin a career in recruitment as part of a company that prioritises customer service and ethical practices in a competitive industry.

Job Description

Provide exceptional, consistent customer service to client schools and candidates; being prepared to go above and beyond
Proactively source new candidaktes by placing adverts on a range of job boards, contacting university providers and arranging open days
Proactively chasing references
Develop sound knowledge and understanding of the marketplace and candidate skill set to ensure successful matches/placements are created
Receive and effectively manage job applications, pre-screen candidates, conduct face to face interviews, CV writing and actively source suitable positions for individual candidates that match their needs
Fully understand and be compliant in practising the highest level of safeguarding when it comes to our candidates
Working between the hours of 8.30am-5pm Monday to Thursday and 8.30am-4.30pm on a Friday (office open 7.30-6pm so some flexibility may be required)
During school summer holidays, hours of work are 9am-3pm
We offer

Salary: £23k + uncapped commission
Structured training programme with consistent support from a dedicated mentor and company Training Manager
The opportunity to work for a market leading company with a fantastic reputation across the country
An open, honest, transparent and professional working environment
Genuine career development
Company laptop
Termly incentives

The applicant must have completed foundation degree or bachelor degree level studies.  (We also welcome applications from experienced education practitioners and qualified Teachers)

The successful application will have/be:

Excellent communication, time management and organisational skills
An ability to organise their own workload, meet deadlines and act on their own initiative
Self-motivated and resilient
Possess a professional and ethical approach to business
Competent and confident in the use of computers and online based systems
Able to create and maintain relationships over the telephone and face to face
Possess a desire to exceed the highest levels of customer service
Operate effectively as part of a happy, motivated team
How to apply

For your application to be considered, could you please include an up-to-date CV containing a full and dated employment and education history?


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