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Recruitment Consultant - Social Work

  • Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + commission and bonus scheme
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Date posted: 01-11-2017
  • Sector: Internal
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00002943_1509528473

Charles Hunter Associates is a Recruitment Consultancy specialising in the unique and rewarding sector of Social Work and Social Care. The Recruitment Consultant role available is covering the desk for Permanent Social Work for Adults throughout the UK. The role sits under an experienced manager who has been with the company from the beginning. He is down to earth and is strongly against 'micro-managing'. There is huge scope for this role as the current top-biller sits in this team and similar earnings are likely on this desk.

What's on offer

  • Competitive basic salary
  • Uncapped commission AND bonus structure.
  • First-class 8-week recruitment training program for those who want it
  • Modern office space in Central Reading
  • Breakout area with Pool Table, Darts, and Beer Fridge
  • Experienced Senior Management team
  • Guaranteed Organic Progression - we only promote Recruitment Consultants internally!
  • Possible fast-track to Senior Recruitment Consultant
  • Warm desk


  • Sourcing candidates
  • Organising interviews
  • Running compliance checks (e.g. DBS)
  • Negotiating terms of business
  • Closing deals
  • Winning new business
  • Work towards your set targets


  • Demonstrable Sales Experience, not necessarily recruitment
  • Demonstrable experience of working to set targets and KPI's
  • Experience of business development:
    • Chasing leads
    • Negotiating
    • Client liaising
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Experience in an office environment, not necessarily recruitment

Additional benefits

  • Annual Incentive Trip (The Algarve, Portugal - 2018!)
  • Lunch clubs
  • Weekly recruitment competition (with prizes!)
  • Quarterly incentives (Top Golf, Go Karting, 5* Dinners)
  • Pizza lunches
  • 5pm Friday Finish
  • Dress Down Friday

If you can see yourself as our next Recruitment Consultant, send your CV to Kirsty at or click apply to send it directly!