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Human Resources

Recruitment Support Officer – 64290
£21,775 – £25,475
National

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We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about how we do this visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-justice/about/equality-and-diversity.

Who are we?

HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) is an agency of the Ministry of Justice. We provide support for the legal system across England and Wales, ensuring justice works for everyone. 

Our justice system defends our fundamental rights and freedoms. It is a cornerstone of our modern society and it must serve all those who call on it, when they call on it. From some of the most vulnerable people in our society, to families in crisis, claimants and commercial businesses – we have a responsibility to deliver a Justice system that is accessible to everyone and operates efficiently.  

HMCTS are undergoing a significant change programme, and to support this we are expanding our resourcing function to manage the recruitment of critical posts into our Operational area’s.
We currently have some exciting opportunities for Recruitment Support officers to join the team to play an important part in this exciting team.

What will you be doing?

As a Recruitment Support officer within HMCTS Resourcing Team, you will be responsible for ensuring that key activities are carried out supporting recruitment delivery across the business area’s ensuring placement of the right people, with the right skills at the right time. This role will include varied administration and candidate communication working under supervision of the Recruitment support Team Leader and closely working with all recruitment team management, internal hiring managers and external recruitment service providers.

What will the successful candidate look like?

We are looking for resilient, resourceful and adaptable individuals who can show they have the experience required to deliver in a fast paced, complex organisation, and can thrive in an environment that is changing constantly

This role which will require the very best organisation and communication skills. You will demonstrate a strong ability to prioritise workloads, adapt to changing priorities and most importantly put the customer and candidate experience at the forefront of everything you do.

What’s in it for you?

You will have the opportunity to work in a high performing team, and to join us as we undergo this exciting period of change, where you will have the opportunity to influence and shape the way we work.

We offer many great benefits, as well as offering hybrid and flexible working opportunities. We also offer the chance to be part of a team that encourages development, embraces innovation and gives everyone a chance to contribute idea’s/suggestions to continuously review and improve our service delivery

Location of Post

The post holder can be based nationally at any of HMCTS sites, however you may be required to travel on occasions to support and collaborate with the wider Recruitment team and HR. The successful candidate will be working with the North West Recruitment Team.

What Next?

If this fantastic opportunity to join our fast moving and dynamic team is what you have been looking for then please see the attached Role Profile for the full list of key responsibilities, skills, knowledge and experience required and click the apply button now

Assessment process

You will be assessed using the success profiles framework, which will include a combination of experience, strengths and behaviours. You can find more information on here

Throughout the assessment process, you will be assessed on the following behaviours:

  • Delivering at Pace – Lead Behaviour
  • Making Effective Decisions
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Working together

You will also be assessed on strengths in the interview.

Salary

The national salary range is £21,775, London salary range is £25,475. Your salary will be dependent on your base location

Additional Information

Working Arrangements & Further Information

The MoJ offers Hybrid Working arrangements where business need allows. This is an informal, non-contractual form of flexible working that blends working from your base location, different MoJ sites and / or from home (please be aware that this role can only be worked in the UK and not overseas). Some roles will not be suitable for Hybrid Working. Similarly, Hybrid Working will not suit everyone’s circumstances. Arrangements will be discussed and agreed with the successful candidate(s) and subject to regular review.

For nationally advertised roles, the successful candidate(s) will be appointed to a MoJ office location, which may include their nearest Justice Collaboration Centre or Justice Satellite Office. This will be discussed and agreed on the completion of pre-employment checks.

Some of MoJ’s terms and conditions of service are changing as part of Civil Service reform. The changes will apply to staff joining MoJ who are new to the Civil Service. Staff joining MoJ from other civil service employers will transfer onto the new MoJ terms if they are already on ‘modernised’ terms in their current post or onto ‘unmodernised’ MoJ terms if they are on ‘unmodernised’ terms at their current post. Details will be available if an offer is made.

Flexible working hours

The Ministry of Justice offers a flexible working system in many offices.

Benefits

The MoJ offers a range of benefits:

Annual Leave

Annual leave is 25 days on appointment and will increase to 30 days after five years’ service.

There is also a scheme to allow qualifying staff to buy or sell up to three days leave each year. Additional paid time off for public holidays and 1 privilege day. Leave for part-time and job share posts will be calculated on a pro-rata basis.

Pension

The Civil Service offers a choice of pension schemes, giving you the flexibility to choose the pension that suits you best.

Training

The Ministry of Justice is committed to staff development and offers an extensive range of training and development opportunities.

Networks

The opportunity to join employee-run networks that have been established to provide advice and support and to enable the views of employees from minority groups to be expressed direct to senior management. There are currently networks for employees of minority ethnic origin, employees with disabilities, employees with caring responsibilities, women employees, and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees.

Support

  • A range of ‘Family Friendly’ policies such as opportunities to work reduced hours or job share.
  • Access to flexible benefits such as voluntary benefits, retail vouchers and discounts on a range of goods and services.
  • For moves to or from another employer or moves across the Civil Service this can have implications on your eligibility to carry on claiming childcare vouchers. You may however be eligible for alternative government childcare support schemes, including Tax Free Childcare. More information can be found on GOV.UK or Childcare Choices. You can determine your eligibility at https://www.childcarechoices.gov.uk/.
  • Paid paternity, adoption and maternity leave.
  • Free annual sight tests for employees who use computer screens.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission’s recruitment principles. Should you feel that the recruitment process has breached the recruitment principles you are able to raise a formal complaint in the following order

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident employer, MoJ are committed to providing everyone with the opportunity to demonstrate their skills, talent and abilities, by making adjustments throughout all elements of the recruitment process and in the workplace. MoJ are able to offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum selection criteria, except in a limited number of campaigns.

You will be able to request reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process within the application form. If you need additional help completing the application form, please contact the SSCL Recruitment Enquiries Team.

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about how we do this visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-justice/about/equality-and-diversity.