Job Title:         Resourcing Manager (Central Services)

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 own recruitment to our central services (head office) vacancies. From vacancy approval to offer you will manage the end-to-end process. 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 better recruit to our head office roles and better service our central service Heads of Department. 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 Central Services you will report into the Head of Resourcing for Professional Practice. You will be accountable for recruitment to our central services departments: HR, Finance, Marketing, Learning and Talent, IT and Compliance and Quality.

Your primary objective will be to drive recruitment performance by fulfilling live vacancies and proactively developing talent pipelines for key roles. This is a hands on role with you managing the end to end process from vacancy approval to offer. You will take the hiring manager brief, write the advert, design and deliver the attraction strategy and assist in screening and selection for key roles.

Key to your success will be developing a strong employer brand in our key hiring locations, in particular by raising the profile of OFG in Bolton, Greater Manchester and the north-west.

This is a high profile role as you will work closely with Heads of Department and members of the Executive Team, recruiting to senior and specialist roles regularly.  

About you

To be successful you will need significant end to end recruitment experience and experience of recruiting into a corporate head office for the central service departments outlined above. You will have a proven record of attracting, sourcing and selecting for varied roles.  

It is essential you have experience of taking hiring manager briefs and translating into adverts and attraction strategies. You will be able to write your own adverts, source candidates directly for key roles and account manage recruitment agencies. You will have extensive experience of screening, shortlisting and interviewing, and experience of recruiting to senior and specialist vacancies.

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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