Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Location Manchester
Discipline: Morson Talent
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££22k per year
Contact name: Molly Bennett

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Job ref: Recruitment Academy 2022
Published: 22 days ago
Startdate: 28th February 2022

With a unique 50+ year heritage, Morson Group has an outstanding reputation for delivering consultancy, design, technology, training, screening and people solutions around the world. With revenues of £1bn, we are headquartered in the UK operating across the UK, US and Canada. We employ almost 1,500 people and place thousands more every year into diverse projects of scale.
Our businesses offer expert knowledge and trusted relationships, providing a consistent personal approach that our clients, candidates and employees continue to value.
Founded in Salford in 1969, our unique history has forged a footprint across complementary markets that has enabled us to become the go-to talent partner of choice, connecting candidates and clients with strategic solutions that support evolving needs.

Our group of connected businesses comprises Morson Talent, Morson Canada, Morson Projects, Vital, Anderselite, The Bridge-IT, Cornwallis & Waldeck.

The Morson Group are about to embark on the launch of its 2nd very successful Recruitment Academy. We’re on the lookout for ambitious and enthusiastic candidates that are looking to develop a lengthy career in the recruitment industry. This is a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself within an established family run business that has the structure and reputation to support you in your first step into the world of business.

Are you ambitious? Confident? Resilient? Do you build relationships easily? Do you like working in a team?

If so – this could be the perfect environment for you!

About You

  • You will be highly organised, efficient and will have the ability to manage your time and workload
  • You will have strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • You will be results focused
  • You will be resilient
  • You will be able to maintain confidentiality of important information and data
  • You will work well under pressure and be comfortable working to targets and deadline
  • You will show hunger and determination to increase your market knowledge and skills profile
  • You will be a strong team player and is always looking to do the right thing by candidates, clients and colleagues


  • You will have a degree and be educated to University standard
  • Previous commercial experience is advantageous
  • Previous experience in sales and/or customer service experience is beneficial

About the Role

You will be based at our Head Office in Trafford Park, Manchester. You will have 8 weeks of intensive training from an experienced previous Recruitment Director with 12 years of industry knowledge, alongside some the best people in the business. You will learn about every step of recruitment as well as learning about the business itself. This opportunity is a permanent vacancy and is a chance for the right individuals that are looking for a challenging role within a high volume, fast paced environment.

Some of the activities involved as a Recruitment Consultant are:

  • You will be working with existing clients to take comprehensive job briefs and source candidates accordingly
  • You will be managing the end-to-end recruitment process & life cycle from pre-screen to offer stage
  • You will proactively manage a database of candidates that you keep in regular contact with and receive a high level of customer service
  • You will telephone screen, interview and register candidates in line with company standards
  • You will use a range of different platforms to resource/headhunt appropriate candidates
  • You will problem solve and resolve any client queries regarding salary, absences or any other factors which may affect candidate performance
  • You will partake in business development/new business activity to contribute towards growing your client base

What do you get?

  • A £22k base salary
  • A generous quarterly bonus scheme
  • 26 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Flexible, hybrid model working
  • 8 weeks of intensive training
  • 9 months of further at the desk training
  • Rotation Placements - opportunity to experience each business sector
  • A colleague health and well-being programme
  • On site gym
  • Rooftop bar & social area access
  • Meritocracy incentive scheme initiatives
  • One-to-one mentor scheme with previous Graduates from the Academy
  • Free parking

Our company culture is second-to-none, with a real family ethos and focus on looking after every single employee.

Our company values are Caring, Collaborative, Curious & Courageous. You will be assessed against these values on the assessment day.

Morson International is an equal opportunities employer and respects diversity. In order to apply for this role, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

The Morson Group is committed to equal opportunities.

The Morson Group is signed up to the Jobcentre employment service's 'Disability Confident Scheme'. This means that any applicant considering themselves to have a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the job (see person specification) will be guaranteed an interview.

We are actively seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce to reflect the local community

Due to the number of applications we receive, it's not always possible to contact unsuccessful applicants. Unless you hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.