Candidate Compliance Officer - PK Education

Candidate Compliance Officer

Candidate Compliance Officer


Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a well establish recruitment team as a Candidate Compliance Officer in our Birmingham office. As a Candidate Compliance Officer, you will assist in sourcing and attracting candidates whilst vetting and clearing to PK Education Safeguarding standards and providing the best possible candidate experience and service.

Your key accountabilities will be:

Candidate attraction

Candidate selection and vetting

Compliance and clearing of candidates

Customer Service/Candidate Utilisation

An integral part of your role will be to suitably clear candidates to work within vulnerable groups in line with PK Education’s Compliance and Safeguarding guidelines. Manage and prioritise candidates through a clearance process, whilst adapting quickly to changing guidelines. Developing good working relationships with your Branch Manager and Education Consultants, Compliance Offiers/Compliance Team across the branch network and Head of Compliance.

You will be completing;

Right to Work checks

Photo Identification checks

DBS and DBS Update Service checks

Barred List checks

Prohibition from Teaching checks (QTS and Non QTS)

SET check (QTLS only)

BRP checks

Overseas Police checks

Qualification checks

References checks

Face to Face interview assessment of candidates to consider suitability to work with children and vulnerable adults

Annual safeguarding checks

Weekly meeting with Business Manager and sales team

Half termly Compliance meeting

KPI’s include: Branch Audits, Candidates Sourced, Candidates Cleared, Candidates Worked, Clearance times and Accuracy of work

You will have:

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Excellent customer skills and complete tasks with a proactive approach

The ability to work within a fast- paced sales environment

Sound time management skills and ability to multi task

Perseverance and resilience to solve more complex candidate files

Excellent telephone skills and the ability to deliver first class customer service to candidates and clients

Accuracy and attention to detail and be able to investigate issues quickly within the clearance process

Excellent team working skills

Self-motivation and display a can-do attitude

It is desirable to have worked previously worked within a recruitment or sales environment. Knowledge of the education industry and safer recruitment process/compliance process would be advantageous.

Office Hours

During term time you hours will be 7am – 4:30pm Monday to Friday.

During the school holidays this will reduce to 9am – 3pm Monday to Friday. The only exception to this is during the summer holidays we work 8am – 1pm on Fridays.

PK Education is a National Supply Teaching Agency who are responsible for over 8000 teacher placements each year. We’re on a mission to improve the reputation of the recruitment industry – by being a shining example of how we all should behave. We believe in doing things the right way, building relationships on understanding and respect – and working to a code of ethics that separates us from the sales-based teaching agencies you might be used to. We intelligently match teachers to schools to give both sides the confidence and support they need.

PK Education takes Safer Recruitment seriously and ensures the same approach is taken with each and every candidate recruited and placed into a school and proud to be a equal opportunities employer. PK Education is a member of the REC and proud holder the REC Audited for Education since 2013 and recently re-accredited in July 2019.

We offer a private health care provision, amazing annual awards ceremony, termly bonus and commission schemes after a successful 6 month probation.

If you are interested in this role for an informal chat please contact Karl Housley.

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