Department:
Resourcing
Opportunity Type:
Paid
Salary Details:
£29,796 per annum pro rata + excellent benefits & training
03 Aug 2021
Vacancy Type:
Contract
Hours Per Week:
16

Job Advert

Mencap are searching for a professional and driven part time Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our in-house recruitment team. We are incredibly ambitious about recruiting the best talent into the organisation and therefore need an equally motivated individual that shares our values.

This role is fixed term for 12 months, to cover maternity leave. We can be flexible with hours and days worked. The role can be worked from home or within our office at the Peterborough Business Support Centre.

You will be an experienced and credible Recruiter, who has passion and drive to secure the right candidates for a wide variety of specialist and challenging roles. For the right candidate Mencap will provide the opportunity for you to develop and reach your full potential within Talent Acquisition. You must be able to demonstrate proactive recruitment skills and evidence building strong networks with candidate pools and hiring managers.

Reporting directly to the Talent Acquisition Lead, you will work autonomously as well as alongside the other Senior Talent Acquisition Specialists to manage your own portfolio and to build relationships with our colleagues within the ‘NON PS’ (non care) area of Mencap and Golden Lane Housing. You will have the ability to establish yourself quite quickly as a credible partner to senior managers, and will be able to discuss with authority a variety of attraction and selection strategies.

You will be supporting with the smooth running of our ATS system as well as providing a full 360-recruitment service to hiring managers and candidates. Managing the process from point of vacancy request to the candidates first day.  

The position is varied and incredibly busy so if you think you are up to the challenge please ensure you attach an up to date CV, you can also submit a cover letter with your application by copy and pasting it into the 'Why do you want to work for us?' box.

Job ID : 22316
 
At Mencap, we value a diverse and inclusive workplace and we intentionally plan for the success of our colleagues in everything we do. We welcome applications from everyone, so come as you are and join us. Together we are Mencap! 

Benefits

 As well as knowing that what we do is making a positive difference to people’s lives, you will receive fair pay and have access to a wide range of rewards and benefits as one of our employees.
  • 32 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing to 35 days with long service plus the ability to buy up to another 10 days via our HolidayPlus scheme
  • Service related sick pay when 6 month probation is completed
  • Eligibility to join Mencap Pension Plan where Mencap matches contributions upto 5% on a salary sacrifice basis meaning NI savings. If you don’t join the Plan you will be auto-enrolled into NEST
  • Membership of Mencap Pension Plan to include up to 3 times salary death in service live cover AND Income Protection of 50% salary to be triggered at 26 weeks of long term sickness
  • Loans for debt consolidation,bikes, computers and phones when you have been with us for 6 months
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Discounts and cashback from 3% to 30% at high street shops including major super markets, cinemas, gyms, leisure/theme parks, holidays and much more via Mencapextras
  • Opportunity to purchase a health cash plan to claim towards dental, glasses, therapy etc.
  • Free access to round the clock employee assistance program for advice and support
  • Quarterly award scheme and recognition at every 5 years through our YouRock program
  • Access to award winning training and development

*T&C's apply based on contract

*Please note Mencap holds the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is appointed*

About Mencap

We work in partnership with people with a learning disability, and all our services support people to live life as they choose. Everyone wants a purposeful job - to do something really meaningful. At Mencap, we can give you that. You’ll have opportunities to develop as a person, colleague, leader and activist. We want to make you feel inspired to reach your potential.
 
Our work includes:

• providing high-quality, flexible services that allow people to live as independently as possible in a place they choose
• providing advice through our help lines and web sites
• campaigning for the changes that people with a learning disability want.

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