Care UK


Resourcing Advisor, Colchester

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  • CO4 9QB
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  • Based: Colchester, at least 2 days a week, but will consider remote

    Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours /week

    Salary: Depending on experience

    This is a permanent role

    The internal recruitment team at Care UK have an exciting opportunity for an established recruiter to focus on our Care roles.

    Roles you look after will include Care Assistants, Team Leaders, Unit Manager and some other ancillery roles such as chefs and maintenance roles, so your adaptability and organisation skills will be second to none.

    You’ll have exposure to in house recruitment and a solid understanding of working to internal processes. You will have the experience and confidence to build strong relationships to guide and support hiring managers through the entire recruitment process, as well as providing an outstanding experience to candidates.

    Due to a management buyout of Sunrise and Gracewell, we are seeing unprecidented growth in our business. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone wishing to be part of an expanding organisation:

    About us

    Established over 35 years ago, Care UK is one of the largest providers of residential care for older people, with over 10,000 employees and over 120 homes across UK and Scotland. We are the most awarded care home provider for the last two years, with more outstanding rated homes than any other provider.*That's why we're trusted by over 6,500 families. Our care homes provide a range of care services, from short-term respite care to nursing and specialist dementia care. We are committed to providing excellent care and have the highest quality ratings of the five biggest care home providers.

    We are growing, with an ambitious new build programme, having opened over 40 homes since 2013. We continue to grow and are building between six and ten homes a year, as well as continuing to invest in our older homes.

    *As rated by the Care Quality Commission in England and the Care Inspectorate in Scotland.


    • Recruitment experience essential
    • Ability to build effective and credible relationships both internally and externally
    • Ability to take initiative
    • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
    • Ability to work independently
    • Creative and problem solving skills
    • Highly organised and professional approach to work


Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.