HR & Recruitment

Recruitment Coordinator

Full Time

Recruitment, Resourcing and Promotion Coordinator (HR and L&D) – 12 Months Fixed term

Salary and Grade: Grade 4, £27,041 – £31,346
Hours – Full time 37 hours per week
Location – Service Headquarters, Calcot, Reading and remote working

Excellent annual leave allowance of 27 days per annum plus public holiday and Flexible Working Hours

Onsite gym and parking facilities

About Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS)

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) has a reputation of excellence. We are seeking a talented, enthusiastic and driven individual to join our Resourcing and Development team.

This is a great opportunity to work for a public service provider that invests in the training, development and wellbeing of its employees. Our inspirational team operate within a welcoming, diverse and inclusive environment. We offer flexible working arrangements from day one so that our teams can achieve a good work-life balance. This role is usually based at Service Headquarters with options to work from home for part of the time (requirements to work remotely will be adjusted in accordance with government Covid-19 guidance).

RBFRS provides prevention, protection and response services across the county of Berkshire. It serves a diverse cultural population of 911,400 residents, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Together, we are committed to providing excellence in the prevention of fire, protection from fire, and response to fire and other emergencies for the people of Royal Berkshire.

About the role

This new role has created an opportunity for an experienced Human Resources professional to drive frontline resourcing and promotion activity in what will be a busy and exciting year for the Service.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to devise and design innovative recruitment and selection tools, processes and campaigns to meet our equality, diversity and inclusion commitments and to fulfil our succession and workforce planning needs.

This role will be key in guiding, supporting and influencing stakeholders, managers and people across the Service to ensure we have the right person (with the right skills, knowledge and behaviours), in the right job, at the right time.

About you

You will have recent experience of advising and supporting managers and candidates throughout recruitment and selection processes from pre-planning, attraction and engagement to post-process evaluation and reporting. Ideally you’ll already hold a CIPD qualification or equivalent experience, delivering to high professional standards and recognised good practice.

You’ll be adept at planning end-to-end campaigns and will have a great understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion, with ability to translate that knowledge into practice, and results.

You’ll have a passion for people, and will be able to engage with people at all levels of the Service and members of the public, tailoring your approach and communicating with enthusiasm and credibility.

Key role requirements (knowledge, skills and experience):

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Able to drive activity and processes, bringing stakeholders with you.
  • Knowledge of HR best practice and employment law.
  • Self-motivated, driven, resilient, confident and credible.
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office packages and HR Information Systems.
  • Ability to manage time, tasks and conflicting priorities when working to deadlines.
  • Confidentiality and awareness of responsibilities in regard to the nature of the work.
  • Ability to accurately record information with excellent attention to detail.

The successful candidate will be inspired to demonstrate and promote behaviours in line with the Job Profile. We are seeking individuals with demonstrable capability in areas of personal impact, working together, delivering quality services, organisational effectiveness, and as a manager with staff responsibility, health safety and wellbeing.

Application and selection process

If you are interested in applying for this position click apply.

Please see the link to the Job Profile

Please note we do not accept applications via Agencies.

Closing date for applications is 08:30am on 23 June 2021

The assessment process will consist of an interview, presentation and skills test and is anticipated to take place between 5 – 9 July 2021.

Anticipated start date: July / August 2021

The Behavioural Competency Framework allows us to easily identify the behaviours that drive successful performance and enables us to deliver an effective service. The behaviours detailed within the job profile will be assessed throughout the selection process.

At Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service, we want you to bring your whole self to work.

Equality, diversity and inclusion are more than just words for us. That’s why we are committed to creating a culture where everyone feels included and respected, and where no one is unfairly discriminated against. All applications are considered on merit alone. We are a Disability Confident Employer – if you meet the essential criteria of the role, you will be guaranteed an interview.

Simply: Our community is varied and diverse. Our workforce should be too.

At Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service, everyone is welcome.