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HR Recruitment Assistant

Edinburgh - ARK Housing Assocication Ltd

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Job Description:

ARK is a major provider of Housing, Care and Support to people with long term and enduring conditions such as learning disability, mental health issues, dementia and autism. Our aim is to ensure that those who use our services get the very best out of ARK to enable them to live a good life.


Job Title:             HR Recruitment Assistant (temp 13 months)
Hours:                 Full-time 37 hours
Location:            Edinburgh
Reference:         HO12/HR/UK
Salary:                 £17,677


An exciting opportunity has arisen working as a temporary HR Recruitment Assistant based in ARK’s Edinburgh Office.


The position holder will report to the HR Business Partner and will be responsible for providing comprehensive & professional service within the HR team. You will work as part of a team to deliver high quality HR Service to the business in line with Ark’s Policies & Procedures and Safer Recruitment Guidelines.


In this new role you will be responsible for the end to end recruitment process for both temporary and permanent roles ensuring that the processes fit the need of the business and are consistently applied to meet Safer Recruitment Guidelines.


You will be the first point of contact for all ARK managers in relation to recruitment and develop innovative, compliant and appropriate recruitment methods which meet the resource deployment targets for all ARK Services.


You will develop and implement improvements to recruitment practices, procedures and processes in line with ARK’s P&Ps and Safer recruitment Guidelines. In this role you will have the opportunity to liaise with external business’ such as local Colleges to build relationships to allow ARK to offer student placements to students who are on courses related to the Services ARK provide, as well as supporting Managers to arrange and attend recruitment fairs in their local areas.


As well as providing Recruitment support to the organisation you will be required to Support other areas of Organisational Development.


You will have previous experience of working within a busy department, and excellent IT Skills particularly Word, Excel, Access & Outlook.



A relevant qualification at SCQF level 7 (HNC/SVQ3) or above;


Equivalent knowledge acquired by other means (this will not apply where there are externally specified qualifications for the post e.g. SSSC).

In return we offer a range of benefits.

 Closing date: 12th September 2018.


Salary: £15,000 - £20,000


Job Category: HR

Job Type: Temporary

Job Location: Edinburgh


Job Expires: Endless

How to Apply:

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