Recruitment Consultant (RN) - Belfast

The Scottish Nursing Guild
£27,000 - £30,000 per annum
12 Dec 2012
26 Dec 2012
Job Type

 Recruitment Consultant (Belfast)

(Registered Nurse required)



Established in 1983, The Scottish Nursing Guild is one of the UK’s leading independent nursing agencies supplying all aspects of the UK health care market with high quality nursing solutions. We operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in order to provide our clients and nurses with a highly professional and instantly available service.

We deliver an exceptional service to both our patients and our clients by ensuring every nurse we represent meets the most rigorous professional standards.


A vacancy has arisen at our forthcoming office in Belfast. This person will maintain relationships with existing clients, build new client relationships, source, interview (where appropriate) and process applicants and generating vacancies from clients. Future responsibilities may also include shift co-ordination.

Job Description



  • Build & maintain client database

·         Develop relationships within client organisations

·         Canvass for new clients

·         Canvass for new bookings

·         Recognise potential leads and opportunities and refer appropriately

·         Prepare CV and correspondence to forward to client


Recruitment and Retention

  • Work with colleagues in Ops and Marketing to advertise, source and attract new candidates
  • Schedule candidates for interview
  • Interview candidates and process application by:
  • Checking references of candidates

o    Assist with ensuring all candidates cleared for work are compliant with internal recruitment policies and procedures (e.g. Disclosure checks).

o    Advise candidates of the success or failure of their application

·         Schedule, utilise and record any promotional activity

·         Manage worker database to ensure workers remain in an ‘active’ status



  • Source and record vacancy information e.g. duties, working conditions, hours, pay rates and any relevant experience required as per the job description

·         Manage client‘s needs

·         Maintain ongoing relationship with workers, whether available for work or not

·         Encourage referrals from workers

·         Ongoing worker availability calling

·         Responsibility for answering incoming calls

·         Assist with ensuring branch’s compliance with relevant quality policies and procedures and legislative requirements and keeping up to date with changes as determined by the Quality and Compliance team.

·         Assist with preparation of branch for audit by the internal Quality and Compliance team and external authorities

·         Resolve complaints/problems quickly & accurately following appropriate procedure

·         Schedule, utilise and record seasonal promotional activity

·         Adheres to the companies’ health and safety policies and procedures, reporting issues to management if required

·         Provide adequate reporting on all aspects of the business’ key performance indicators

Person Specification           

  • Registered Nurse with active NMC PIN number (or willingness to reactivate lapsed PIN number)
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own work load                                      
  • Strong interpersonal skills                                                                     

·         Ability to prepare management information                                            

·         Good telephone manner                                                                                   

·         Strong IT skills             

·         Self motivated with the ability to work without supervision                                  

·         Professional and driven                                                                        

·         Enthusiastic and committed to the business objectives of the Company 

·         Ability to negotiate and influence others                                                

·         Ability to work in an open plan environment                   

·         Ability to multi task with good time management skills                            



·         Proven track record of solving queries in effective time scale     

·         Recruitment experience 

·         Responsibility for quality control           

·         Experience of working in the healthcare sector   

·         Exposure within the NHS/Public sector  

Pay and Conditions:

·         Salary £27 - £30k pa

·         Performance Incentive based on agreed N. Ireland specific KPI's
Stakeholder Pension with Contributions

·         22 days annual leave entitlement rising to 25 days after 2 years service and 28 days after 5 year

·         Child Care Vouchers

·         Further benefits available

For a full job description or if you would like to apply for this role then please forward an up to date CV to our HR department: