Recruitment Assistant

  • Part time
  • £19,425 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th August 2022

  • Advertised from 26th July 2022
  • Duration: Permanent. Part Time – 28 hours per week.
  • Job Ref: RA/HOS/204


Autism Initiatives works positively alongside autistic people, their families and carers to provide specialist services tailored to each individual.

Autism Initiatives has an exciting opportunity to join our Recruitment team.We are looking for a personable, confident, team player to provide administrative support to the Recruitment Officer based at our Head Office in Edinburgh.This role offers an excellent opportunity for someone with administration experience looking to apply their knowledge and skills in an interesting and rewarding role.

Key duties will include:

·Liaise with individuals and groups of potential applicants throughout Scotland about employment opportunities

·Assist the Recruitment Officer with the administration of the recruitment processes including advertising, application packs, shortlisting, producing offer letters and pre-employment checks.

·Manage and action the recruitment inbox on a daily basis

·Schedule interviews with candidates and provide managers with relevant materials, candidate documentation, including set up & clear up of meeting rooms

·Liaise with managers to arrange employee start dates and induction processes

·Assist with the analysis of recruitment information to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the recruitment processes.

·Maintain recruitment trackers

·Assist with recruitment queries and provide general administrative support

·Maintain confidential personal records for all staff in line with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

·Liaise closely with HR, Payroll and Marketing departments at the Head Office in Liverpool

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

·Proven administrative experience preferably in Recruitment/HR

·Excellent written and verbal skills

·Proficient with MS Office Suite

·Strong attention to detail

·Team player


·31 days Annual Leave, including Bank holidays

·Auto-enrolment pension scheme

·Employee Assistance Programme

·Cycle to Work scheme

·Medicash Healthcare Plan

·Eligibility to become a Blue Light Card Member for online & high street discounts

Application notes

If you are interested in joining our team, we’d be delighted to hear from you. Full details and how to apply can be found on our website:

If you require any support with the application process, or you wish to request an application form to be sent to you, please contact Joanna Dickinson, Recruitment Officer on 0131 551 7260.

Closing Date: Tuesday 9thAugust 2022 at 12 noon.

Interviews, will be held in person on Thursday 18thAugust 2022.

We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.

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