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Pertemps Onsite Recruitment Consultant

Job role

Onsite Recruitment Consultant


Onsite at refuse depot in Harrow

Reporting To

Recruitment Manager


£26,000 per annum +2 KPI Bonus

For almost 60 years, Pertemps Recruitment Partnership have been the market leader in providing permanent and temporary staffing solutions and we are one of the most established players within the recruitment industry. The Sunday Times has listed us as one of the Best 100 Companies to work for 14 years running. We are not a big scary faceless company, quite the opposite: we strongly believe in the personal touch with everything we do. We are proud to be accredited ‘investor in people’ which is reflected across our business in length of service and career progression of our employees.

The Main Purpose of the Job:

  • Actively recruit and fulfil high volume environmental services vacancies for our client, which include, refuse workers, refuse dust cart drivers, ground maintenance workers, and drivers jobs.
  • Actively plan and prioritise all temporary and permanent recruitment activity using effective time management tools to ensure each stage of the recruitment process is delivered within agreed SLA’s and timeframes.
  • Consistently build and keep an engaged talent pool of workers to meet demand.
  • Review trends and patterns of recruitment within service area and ensure recruitment is being undertaken to meet client requirements.
  • Build professional working relationships with the client which will be a key and fundamental element of the role.
  • Use consultative recruitment strategies, techniques and resources to increase candidate attraction to successfully fulfil vacancies.
  • Write, place and update adverts to attract the best talent to fulfil vacancies.
  • Monitor advert responses and provide a high quality candidate recruitment journey
  • Use ‘outside the box’ methods and strategies to target, attract and recruit candidates into hard to fill blue collar vacancies.
  • Gather market intel and competitor analysis by investigating local skills shortages and implementing strategies to recruit talent.
  • Support the rest of the recruitment team with fulfilling vacancy requirements in other areas of the clients business.
  • Provide a solutions-based approach to overcome challenges.
  • Develop, build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Core Skills and Experience

The onsite recruitment consultant will:

  • Ideally possess knowledge and experience within a blue collar recruitment capacity
  • Possess the required skills to deliver a high-quality service within an ever-changing environment.
  • Be able to manage conflicting priorities and have a hands-on approach to ensure deadlines are adhered to.
  • Require strong interpersonal skills and will have experience of working in a fast pace high volume recruitment environment
  • Be proficient in using Microsoft packages, i.e. Excel, PowerPoint good use of social media sites.
  • Be self-motivated and be able to work on their own initiative
  • Excellent written and verbal command of English


The onsite recruitment consultant will possess:

  • GCSE or equivalent – English, Maths (C+ Desirable)


  • Excellent training and support for career development
  • Opportunity to obtain recognised industry qualification (Recruitment Employment Confederation REC) and registration with the institute of recruitment professionals
  • 21 days holiday, increasing to 29 days within the first 5 years (excluding bank holiday)
  • Company rewards which includes Perkbox app that gives you access to National discounts with well-known retailers

If you believe this role is for you and you can make a difference, then please send your CV to

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