Remote Internal Recruiter (3 Month Contract)

Contract, Remote or Hybrid, Temporary
Edinburgh, UK
Posted 3 months ago

Are you an experienced Internal Recruiter looking for a remote opportunity within the healthcare sector? Our client, an established healthcare firm with a strong presence across the UK, is seeking a highly motivated Internal Recruiter to join their team on a temporary basis. This role is crucial in supporting their recruitment efforts and ensuring a smooth and engaging onboarding experience for new employees. With the potential for a permanent position, this is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of the organization.

Role Description:

As an Internal Recruiter, you will play a pivotal role in increasing application numbers across our homes and supporting the home management teams. Your responsibilities will include vetting CVs, scheduling interviews, and processing pre-employment checks. This role requires strong administrative skills and the ability to handle high volumes of candidates while effectively prioritizing your workload. You will be provided with the necessary tools, including a laptop and phone, to facilitate your remote work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor the applicant tracking system: As an Internal Recruiter, it will be your responsibility to closely monitor the applicant tracking system, ensuring efficient onboarding processes and minimizing the time to hire.
  • Provide recruitment support and guidance: Offer valuable support and guidance to home management teams, assisting them in delivering a positive candidate experience and maintaining timely recruitment practices.
  • Collaborate with Managers and Administrators: Collaborate closely with Managers and Administrators to effectively market homes at local and regional events, attracting top talent to the organization.
  • Lead recruitment and onboarding processes: Take the lead in managing the end-to-end recruitment and onboarding processes for a designated number of homes, ensuring a seamless experience for new hires.
  • Deliver tailored support to homes with high vacancy rates: Address the staffing challenges of homes with high vacancy rates, ensuring prompt and effective recruitment to meet their needs.
  • Screen and evaluate applications: Thoroughly screen and evaluate applications received through various advertising platforms, selecting and forwarding suitable candidates to home management teams.
  • Assist in scheduling interviews: Coordinate and schedule interviews with potential candidates, providing efficient support to management teams throughout the process.
  • Train new management team members: Guide and train new members of the management team on the effective use of the recruitment system, enabling them to navigate the process smoothly.
  • Conduct new starter calls: Conduct informative calls with new hires, addressing their inquiries about the organization, role, and onboarding processes, ensuring a seamless transition.
  • Cultivate strong relationships: Foster strong relationships with key stakeholders, including hiring managers, to ensure effective collaboration and a positive recruitment experience.
  • Support the recruitment of international candidates: Assist in the recruitment process for international candidates based in the UK, ensuring a diverse and inclusive workforce.
  • Collaborate on recruitment strategy: Work closely with the Head of Recruitment and the Resourcing & Onboarding Manager to develop, embed, and review the recruitment strategy, contributing your expertise as an Internal Recruiter.
  • Assist in producing management reports: Contribute to the production of regular management reports, providing insights and updates on recruitment activities and progress.
  • Participate in recruitment-based working groups: Actively engage in recruitment-focused working groups, sharing your knowledge and contributing to the enhancement of recruitment processes and strategies.

Key Challenges:

  • Internal Recruiters engage the workforce and foster a positive employee experience by building relationships with employees, understanding their needs, and providing support.
  • Internal Recruiters attract top talent to the organization by partnering with hiring managers to create compelling job postings and sourcing candidates through a variety of channels. They also ensure that the recruiting process is smooth and efficient for both candidates and hiring managers.
  • Internal Recruiters manage relationships with various stakeholders, including hiring managers, department heads, and employees. They ensure that all stakeholders are involved in the recruiting process and that their needs are met.
  • Internal Recruiters support talent retention initiatives by providing employees with opportunities for growth and development, and by creating a positive work environment. They also promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace by developing and implementing recruiting strategies that attract a diverse pool of candidates.
  • Internal Recruiters adapt to inevitable changes within the industry by staying up-to-date on trends and best practices, and by using technology to streamline the recruiting process. They also ensure that the applicant tracking system is used effectively by training hiring managers on how to use the system and providing ongoing support.

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Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills: Experience in effective phone communication with individuals.
  • Previous recruitment experience preferred: Individuals with a solid background in customer service will also be considered.
  • Excellent organizational abilities: Ability to handle high volumes of candidates and prioritize workload effectively.
  • Proficiency in administrative tasks: Attention to detail and strong administrative skills.
  • Self-motivated and proactive: Approach work with self-discipline and take initiative.
  • Familiarity with applicant tracking systems: Experience with applicant tracking systems is an advantage.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain relationships: Establish and nurture strong relationships with stakeholders.

Join the team and contribute to their mission of delivering safe, effective, and timely recruitment and onboarding experiences. This is a great opportunity to develop your skills and potentially secure a long-term role within the organization. Apply now to be considered for this exciting position!

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further steps in the selection process.

Job Features

Job Category

Business, Management and Administration, Sales

Job Type



Up to £25,000 per annum, pro rata


Monday to Friday (9am - 5pm)


3-Month Contract with Potential for Permanent Position


Harrogate/Leeds (initial training in-office, remote work thereafter)

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