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Recruitment consultant

Currently recruiting for TWO positions

The principal purpose of this role is to take responsibility for the recruitment, placement and retention of apprentices on behalf of Aspiration Training. The role will include identifying and sourcing Apprenticeship vacancies for a designated caseload of candidates (specifically in the 16-18 age group) and supporting learners matched to the vacancies to secure the role and transition into employment.

Responsible to
Sales Director
Thursday July 4, 2019
Key responsibilities
  • Ensure that all potential Apprentices are screened and appropriately assessed for suitability and eligibility
  • Ensure that employer interviews are identified for all suitable Apprenticeship candidates
  • Support all potential Apprentices with the application and interview process
  • Ensure all prospective Apprentices are placed within agreed timeframes
  • Monitor learners at risk of leaving during initial employment, and implement appropriate intervention strategies
  • Ensure relevant sections of Ofsted’s Common Inspection Framework are observed within the recruitment process.
Key duties
  • Thoroughly screen and assess all potential Apprenticeship applicants for eligibility and suitability for programmes, ensuring observation of relevant areas of Ofsted’s Common Inspection Framework
  • Engage with a designated caseload of learners (16-18 age group) throughout a broad geographical area
  • Understand potential Apprentices’ employment ambitions and skills for matching with current or newly identified vacancies
  • Ensure sufficient vacancies are sourced to allow all potential Apprentices opportunities for placement
  • Liaise with the existing and new business teams to fill known employer vacancies and to source new ones for specific candidates on your caseload
  • Communicate with potential Apprentices, updating them with progress in matching them to vacancies and ensure that they remain committing to securing an Apprenticeship
  • Support potential Apprentices with the application and interview process
  • Where applicants are unsuccessful at employer interview, to seek feedback and provide support to the potential Apprentice
  • Liaise with employers and maintain effective working relationships for placement of candidates
  • Ensure that additional vacancies generated through the placement process are advertised on the vacancy list, AVOL system and other relevant platforms for the benefit of all potential Apprentices.
Behavioural Competencies

Ensuring there is a collaborative and inclusive approach to working with all stakeholders (Internal/external)

Consistently demonstrating the highest standards of professional conduct

Evidence of effective planning, organisation and time management

Willingness to aspire to reach full potential by continually improving skills and performance

Taking ownership individually and collectively

A personal commitment to achieving the highest standards of excellence

Personal Specification


  • Experience in giving advice on and dealing with welfare issues (E)
  • Experience of recruiting learners to funded programmes Experience working with and supporting young people (D)
  • Working Knowledge of Ofsted’s Common Inspection Framework


  • Excellent interpersonal skills (E)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral (E)
  • Excellent IT skills (E)
  • A student-focused approach to work (E)


  • Full level 3 qualification (D)
  • Level 3/4 IAG qualification (D)


Successful applicants will need to have a valid driving license and access to a vehicle


Don’t just take our word for it, hear what some of our learners and employers have to say about us.

Reach Learning Disabilities – Employer

“We have found the support and guidance that Aspiration Training provide to be first class. The service is professional and seamless from sign up to completion”

Jitterbugs – Learner

“As a result of my apprenticeships, I am doing more than I ever thought I would be capable of; including accounts, wages, staff hiring and management, as well as ensuring that the children are well looked after.”

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