Job title: Recruitment Manager
Reports to: Regional Head, South West & West Midlands
Location: Home-based, some travel to meetings in Worcestershire/Gloucestershire area
Role type: Permanent/ PT 30 hrs a week
Salary: c. 22k pro rata
Cool2Care is an award-winning social enterprise founded in 2007. It supports families with disabled children by
recruiting, training & placing people from the community to help families & young people in need. This brings short
breaks and relief from caring for the parents, and fun, friendship & fresh air for the disabled child.
This Community Interest Company (CIC) limited by shares has enjoyed rapid growth, with a high level of opportunity
arising from widespread social need, new government commitments to disabled children, and the trend towards
personalisation in social care.
Recruitment Manager – Worcestershire/Gloucestershire Area
lead the recruitment and management of care-workers & personal assistants
create, coordinate and implement recruitment strategy and process
ensure candidates are tailored to the needs of the local area and make good PAs for adults and children
with complex needs and challenging behavior
deliver against the recruitment plan, specifically focusing on targeted recruitment in hard-to-reach areas
identify and employ a variety of recruitment marketing techniques
perform screening interviews & pre employment checks
liaise with the Training Manager to fill places on Cool2Care training courses and adapt the organisation of
the courses to meet business needs
attend training courses with or on behalf of the Training Manager when required.
work with Family Liaison Manager to organise suitable family placements
provide ongoing support to care-workers and encourage loyalty once with families
liaise with C2C Fundraising Manager and contact local organisations to obtain fundraising to support
Cool2Care’s work in the area
actively support the launch of new cool2care projects by attending meetings, linking with other providers and
marketing in the community
contribute to local fundraising
attend LA and provider meetings
have a responsibility to safeguard children and report concerns to the appropriate bodies
adhere to all relevant Cool2Care Policies
Knowledge, Experience, Skills & Personal Attributes
Educated to at least A-level/NVQ/Degree level (any subject)
Self-motivation, drive and determination to deliver results unsupervised.
previous experience within a customer facing environment
experience in either recruitment, marketing or programme management
a confident user of MS Office and other software
the ability to process and report financial information
strong communication and interpersonal skills
A willingness to work from home, as part of a small, flexible team
Shows drive, determination to commit to deliver results against business targets
Self-motivated and pro-active with a flexible and ‘hands on’ approach to work
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Commitment to the organisation’s values including equal opportunities
A driving licence/access to a car.
Experience of working in the Not-for-Profit sector
previous experience of working in a Social Enterprise role
familiarity with social care, disability or childcare sectors.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or an application form.
Closing Date for Applications is Monday 10 September 2012,
Interviews will be w/c 17th September 2012 – venue to be confirmed.
Cool2Care is committed to encouraging diversity and eliminating discrimination. Cool2Care aims to create a culture that respects and values
individual differences, that promotes dignity, equality and diversity, and that encourages individuals to develop and maximise their true potential.
We are committed wherever practicable to achieving and maintaining a workforce that broadly reflects the local community in which we operate.
All Cool2Care recruitment is carried out in line with safe recruitment practices.