Talent Acquisition Coordinator - HMP Fosse Way

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Talent Acquisition Coordinator - HMP Fosse Way 
Flexible location - regular travel to Leicester       
Full Time, 6 Months Fixed Term 
£25,000 - £26,000 per annum (dependent on experience)  

Here at Serco, we're looking for a Talent Acquisition Coordinator to support with the recruitment of the new Category C resettlement prison at HMP Fosse Way, with over 550 new jobs created in the Leicester area. 


The recruitment will form a mixture of the volume hiring of Prison Officers and 'business as usual' hiring of staff who support the day-to-day operations of the prison. These campaigns will prepare the prison for its opening in mid-2023.   


As part of this you'll:


  • Manage the end-to-end recruitment process including candidate generation, candidate screening, assessment and selection, stakeholder and offer management
  • Work closely with the Talent Acquisition Specialist to create and deliver proactive and innovative sourcing strategies as appropriate
  • Deliver an outstanding candidate experience, including swift feedback and timely offer generations 
  • Become a trusted recruitment source for hiring managers, building excellent relationships 
  • Take a proactive approach to visiting contract sites, job fairs and assessment centres, becoming a visible point of contact 
  • Take a hands-on approach to recruitment projects and initiatives 


What you'll need to do the role: 


  • Experience within a recruitment environment, either in-house, RPO or recruitment agency
  • Strong communication and influencing skills 
  • Ability to deliver to tight timescales in a fast-paced recruitment environment 
  • A proactive approach to recruitment with solid attention to detail 
  • Demonstrable experience at building strong relationships with hiring managers 
  • Motivation and passion about delivering an excellent candidate and hiring manager experience 
  • Effective systems experience with exposure to applicant tracking systems 
  • Ability to travel to contract sites, job fairs and assessment centres 



Why Serco:

Meaningful and vital work: In this position, your work is vital to the business, in terms of decisions and growth. You will gain a world of opportunity working for a globally operating business delivering essential services across 5 vital sectors, personal growth, achievement and development won't be hard to find. You'll also work with great people. You'll find yourself working in a highly motivated, supportive environment where no two days are the same, with experienced colleagues who strive for excellence.



What we offer: 


  • Flexible working considered
  • Pension - 6%
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Bike4Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Chance to contribute to innovation in the public services 
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Serco Benefits package

About Serco
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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09/12/2022 02:52:00
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