Job Title:         Resourcing Manager (Education)

Location:         Bolton, Head Office with possibility of flexible home working

Salary:              £27,000 - £35,000 per annum

Hours:              37.5 – Monday to Friday

Contract:          Permanent

Closing Date:   24th September 2021


You will lead on education recruitment across our network of 50 plus special educational needs schools. Managing a small team of experts you will develop nationwide attraction strategies and a best in class proactive recruitment service. Outcomes First Group build incredible futures through our high-quality education, care and fostering services. You will develop your own incredible future with the opportunities on offer.  

The role

This is a new role created out of continued growth and the need to more strategically partner with our schools to deliver a proactive and market leading recruitment service. Our business moves quickly and the purpose of this role is to ensure Resourcing are ahead of the curve enabling future growth.  

As Resourcing Manager for Education you will report into the Head of Resourcing for Professional Practice and manage a team of three. You will be accountable for education recruitment across our network of 50 plus special educational needs schools in our Acorn Education and Care and our Options Autism business areas.

Your primary objective will be to drive divisional recruitment performance by fulfilling live vacancies and proactively developing talent pipelines for key roles. You will deliver effective national, regional and local attraction strategies by developing an in-depth knowledge of the sector, managing internal resources and external suppliers.

You and your team will develop close working relationships with our Headteachers, Principals and Regional Directors. In partnership with HR and Talent you will forecast recruitment needs in order to proactively source future talent for key roles.

About you

To be successful you will need significant end to end recruitment experience, as well as management experience. You will have a proven record of setting and achieving against clear key performance indicators.

It is essential you have experience of delivering and developing attraction strategies for multiple role types. You will understand the importance of market insight and a strong and continuously improving employer brand.

You will be a strong networker who ideally has experience in recruiting in one or more of the key sectors outlined above.

This role comes with a varied stakeholder landscape so it is important you are experienced at managing multiple stakeholder relationships.

Most importantly you need to connect with our vision and want to build incredible futures for the people in our care.

About us

Outcomes First Group delivers specialist education, wellbeing and therapeutic services tailored to the needs of vulnerable children, young people and adults.  There are three brands in the Outcomes First Group family: Acorn Education and Care, National Fostering Group and Options Autism. Our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable children, young people and adults in the UK to be happy and make their way in the world. We are proud to be certified Great Place to Work for the second year running.

In return

We offer a friendly and inclusive working environment and the chance to be part of a fantastic, growing team. We are making the transition to a proactive resourcing function by focusing on labour market insight, future business requirements and strategic long-term interventions.

An ideal opportunity for an in house recruiter in a small to medium size organisation, looking for a step up with tangible opportunities for further progression.

 Our benefits package includes:

  • Brand new office facilities in Bolton centre
  • Flexibility for home working (to be discussed)
  • Enrolment on our Outstanding leadership Programme
  • Access to an extensive training suite for personal development
  • Retail offers and discounts for 100’s of retailers
  • “One moment in time” - an extra day’s holiday each year for a special moment
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Bupa Employee Assistance Programme
  • Salary Finance options including advances on your earned pay

Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS and satisfactory references.


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