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Recruitment Officer

NHS AfC: Band 3

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NHS AfC: Band 3
Fixed term: 6 months
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Stoke
Stoke on Trent
£20,330 - £21,777 per annum
Salary period
23/01/2022 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

From 1st April 2022 all NHS workers in England with face to face contact with patients must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Only those with medical exemptions will be excluded from this requirement. Please consider this mandatory requirement when applying for this position.

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Recruitment Officer to work within our busy recruitment office based at UHNM. 

This role requires you to provide an effective and efficient full Recruitment service to the Trust. This is a fast paced environment where you will work closely with other members of the Recruitment team ensuring an efficient service is provided in the recruitment of staff. You will be responsible for managing your own caseload therefore good organisational and communication skills are essential.

Main duties of the job

Duties involve liaising daily with internal and external candidates, Hiring Managers, external service providers and various staff across the Trust at all levels.

You will also use various recruitment databases where necessary training will be provided

You will have good IT skills, with a good knowledge of Microsoft packages and a working knowledge of recruitment and selection processes.

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For more details on the post, please see contact information details



Person specification

Essential Criteria

Essential criteria
  • Good standard of education with basic literacy and numeracy skills (e.g. 5 GCSEs at A-C including Maths and English or equivalent qualification)
Desirable criteria
  • Demonstration of own personal continuous learning and development


Essential criteria
  • Previous experience of recruitment or dealing with personnel files
  • Experienced computer operator, good keyboard skills showing accuracy
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Further details / informal visits contact

Kerry Flint
Job title
Recruitment Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01782 676609

If you have problems applying, contact

University Hospitals of North Midlands - Royal Stoke
Springfield Building, Floor 2 (Trust HQ)
Newcastle Road
Stoke on Trent
Office: 01782 671437 OR VOIP: 01782 228396