Care UK


Clinical Resourcing Advisor

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  • CO4 9QB
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  • Based: Colchester (or remote based and open to remote locations also)

    Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours /week

    Salary: Competitive 

    This is a permanent role


    Job Summary

    Due to recent growth within the business we are looking for a Clinical Resouricng Advisor to join our internal recruitment team. You will play a key role in the implementation of the resourcing strategy for attracting and resourcing Nurses within the Residential Care Services division ensuring we attract and retain the talent we require to achieve the business goals of Care UK.

    The post holder will deliver and guide on best practice recruitment within Care UK recruitment policies and procedures.


    Key Responsibilities

    • Liaise with key stakeholders including Home Managers, Regional Directors and Executive members to establish current need and forecast issues across the regions.
    • Think of innovative methods of recruitment e.g. jobs boards and CV searching
    • Use agreed social networking sites to attract suitable candidates
    • Manage candidate relationships including response handling, reviewing and long listing candidates for the Hiring Manager.
    • Prepare interview guides and recruitment tests in conjunction with recruiting managers.
    • Develop and maintain candidate tracking systems in the candidate management system from receipt of CV to candidate feedback.
    • Use Management Information to influence how we recruit including reducing time to hire, cost per hire and ensuring efficiencies throughout the selection process
    • Manage assessment centres and Behavioural Testing Units where necessary
    • Advise, support and coach Managers in the correct application of recruitment and procedures.
    • Deliver and update as appropriate best practice recruitment training for Managers
    • Working in partnership with other recruiters within Care UK to harmonise recruitment activities.
    • Co-ordinate recruitment open days, events, fares and report on outcome / successes.
    • Manage recruitment agency relationships, including preferred supplier list.
    • Keep up to date on best practice recruitment and appropriate legislation.
    • Work collaboratively with HR professionals to ensure vacancies are filled in a timely and efficient manner. Also work together to learn wider HR issues that impact the way we recruit our people
    • Produce market analysis when required.
    • This list of key responsibilities is not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other relevant and appropriate duties as reasonably required.


    About us

    Established almost 40 years ago, Care UK is one of the largest providers of residential care for older people, with over 10,000 employees and over 150 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 residential, 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.

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.