Recruitment Officer - AfC Prime

Kingston upon Thames
£22506 - £24510 per annum
02 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Human Resources
Full Time
Contract Type

About the role

To help establish AfC Prime as an organisation and brand associated with social work excellence, and help it grow into a valuable resource for children's services throughout England

As Recruitment Officer for Achieving for Children, you will be responsible for

  • Resource and recruit suitable candidates into Prime
  • Place suitable candidates to meet client requirements in order to achieve revenue in line with corporate and personal goals
  • Operate in line with the industry code of ethics and relevant legislation

This is a fantastic role in a lively and supportive team.

About us

We have been up and running for four years, and in that time we have established a reputation as one of the leading children's services providers in the country. We are one of the Department for Education's eight 'Partners in Practice', tasked with leading improvement across the sector.

About you

To be a Recruitment Officer for AfC, you will be passionate about making a positive difference to the lives of children and young people as well as demonstrating the following points

  • Experience of designing and running recruitment campaigns including the creation of advertisements
  • Excellent communication and ream working skills. Self-motivated and able to identify opportunities
  • Experienced in the use of ICT, including MS Word, Outlook and case record management systems

In return, we will offer you high quality support and development opportunities. Our learning and development offer was highlighted as a key strength by the judging panel when they named us Social Work Employer of the Year in 2016.

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Director of AfC Prime, Andrew Thorne for an informal discussion.

For more information about the role please see the Role Profile

Benefit of working for Achieving for Children
As a social enterprise owned by three local authorities (Kingston, Richmond and Windsor & Maidenhead), we offer the freedoms of a social enterprise with the employment benefits of local government. We offer a range of excellent staff benefits, including generous annual leave entitlements, cycle to work scheme, annual season ticket loan, childcare vouchers, and discounts on a range of local shops, restaurants, gyms and leisure centres and much more.

The successful candidate will have access to;

  • Excellent learning and development opportunities and schemes of support
  • A competitive and desirable retention package (to include a generous local government pension scheme)
  • Retention of continuous service benefits, for those moving from a local government post
  • A clear progression path when key qualification milestones are reached
  • Tools and models to support practice, including Signs of Safety
  • Reflective supervision from an experienced management team

You will find out more about our organisation at

How to apply
Before applying please refer to the role profile and ensure you meet the essential criteria. You will then need to complete the online application, adding a supporting statement addressing how you meet the criteria outlined on the role profile. Some of our positions require CV only.

Achieving for Children is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All candidates will be required to undertake a Criminal Record Check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.However, should you not declare an offence that is subsequently revealed, e.g. through the DBS check, then this may place your appointment in jeopardy.

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