Recruitment Officer

What you'll do

Fixed Term Contract Opportunities for 6 months

Our busy Recruitment team is responsible for attracting, assessing and hiring quality candidates to join first direct. We have an excellent contract opportunity to support the Recruitment Team. The role•taking inbound calls•contributing to pipeline through outbound calling and CV Sifting•making balanced decisions on candidate suitability •conducting telephone interviews•adhering to legislative and compliance standards relating to recruitment.carrying out administrative duties to support recruitment •representing first direct at careers events and job fairs. We are looking for strong, professional communication skills with excellent attention to detail•experience of criteria based decision making•team players with a genuine passion for delivering amazing service•fast-paced learners who enjoy variety•self-starters who can work at pace in a busy environment•practical experience and of Recruitment and Employment Law

When you'll work

You will be working Monday to Friday with some Saturdays. 35 hours per week between 08:30 and 20:00

What you'll get

We also have some cracking benefits and perks, including•a salary of £18,200•excellent holiday allowance•on-site gym, personal trainer, and regular health and wellbeing events•subsidised on-site nursery, rated Outstanding by OfSted•concierge services and on-site shopping•pension and Sharesave schemes•on the job training and coaching

Are you a people person? If pioneering amazing service and being part of an award winning progressive bank with fantastic benefits sounds right up your street, then our friendly Recruitment Team would love to hear from you today.

Applications (CV and Cover Letter) and queries in writing to

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Working for us

Working for us

With a trophy cabinet fit to burst with prestigious awards and accolades from the likes of Which?, Moneywise and Cool Brands to name but a few, it’s no secret that we’re loved by our customers and industry experts alike.

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About us

About us

Since we began back in 1989, we have always been at the forefront of delivering amazing customer service alongside innovative ideas. It's what comes naturally to us.

Not only were we the UK's first telephone bank, but the first to offer an around the clock service to suit the needs of our customers, 365 days per year. In short, we’re the black and white bank with the big personality.

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How to apply

How to apply

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