Social Care Recruitment Specialist

Reference number: 43048

Title: Social Care Recruitment Specialist

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Fulltime)

Location: Selly Oak, Birmingham

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: Sunday 27 January 2019

Salary: £25,363-£26,883 per annum

Interview date: Antcipated week commencing 04th February 2019

To start: To be discussed at interview

Job advert:

About the role

Sense is looking for a Social Care Recruitment Specialist to join us in making a real and positive difference to the lives of the people we support. 

The Social Care Recruitment Specialist is a new role, created following the review of Sense’s Recruitment function and our commitment to provide a high quality, proactive and timely recruitment service to the business.

Based at Touchbase Pears our newly built state of the art building, you’ll take the lead for all Social Care recruitment.

As a Specialist Social Care recruiter you will work with the business and recruitment team to develop an in depth understanding of recruitment needs and identify the most appropriate recruitment strategy for our vacancies.

This is a great time to join Sense. With a new CEO, we’re working together to develop our new strategy and in HR we’re right at the start of some really exciting projects looking at raising the profile of Sense as an employer, engagement, HR systems and talent development and more.

We’ll encourage you to work closely with our People Partners and HR team in Birmingham and London to grow your network in the not for profit sector.

About you 

You’re keen to develop your HR career in a charity like ours and, if you don’t already have a strong understanding of what makes a charity work, you’ll learn that and more in this role.

Ideally CIPD qualified, you’ll need to have strong in house recruitment experience within a social care environment so that you can understand recruitment challenges across geographical areas and job types, be innovative and propose creative solutions to fill vacancies.

You will have experience of leading a team, be able to coach, mentor and train the team to develop expertise of recruiting to social care roles within the not for profit sector. 

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact our Recruitment People Partner Harpreet Sandhu on

About us

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Sense has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

To apply

Please use the link below to upload your CV and tell us about how your work experience and skills match the requirements of this role and why you want to join us.

No recruitment agencies please.

If you are a disabled candidate and require a hard copy pack or a different format for example large print, Braille or audio please contact the HR department on 0121 415 6735 or textphone 0121 415 2720.

Sense is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is committed to ensuring that all staff are motivated, skilled and rewarded by their work. Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. 


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