Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Resourcing Advisor

Resourcing Advisor

We are seeking a proactive and customer-focused Resourcing Advisor to lead on Housing recruitment for temporary and permanent roles.

The successful candidate will have expertise associated with trends, direct resourcing, and good use of social media experience.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Provide a comprehensive resourcing service to one or more council departments

  • Provide specialist expertise on all matters associated with resourcing, including analysis of external trends such as changes in workforce demographics and the wider labour market

  • Lead the design and delivery of high-profile recruitment campaigns, including national and international campaigns, procuring and contract managing external suppliers as required

  • Develop creative ways to enhance and promote the council's employer brand and grow the council's reputation as a destination employer

  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in HR and procurement teams to ensure hiring managers are able to access a contingent candidate pool that is highly skilled and value for money

  • Lead the development and delivery of programmes, projects and initiatives that enable the council to reduce its spend on temporary workers and their agencies

  • Ensure people managers understand their role in candidate attraction and recruitment and selection, including through the provision of high-quality advice, guidance and learning resources

  • Support the development, maintenance, and regular review of all policies and procedures associated with permanent and temporary resourcing, ensuring the council's arrangements are open, fair and transparent, and enable the recruitment of the very best talent

  • Use data about the performance of the resourcing service and all aspects of the recruitment and selection process to analyse trends, identify any issues, and coordinate required actions

Person Specification
Knowledge, including qualifications

  • Expert knowledge of resourcing, including knowledge of best practice in candidate attraction and recruitment and selection

  • Degree or equivalent professional qualification or experience

  • Evidence of continued professional and personal development


  • Experience of providing a proactive, customer-focused resourcing service

  • Experience of leading the design and delivery of resourcing strategies to address skills gaps and improve workforce diversity

  • Experience of managing programmes, projects and/or recruitment campaigns within agreed timescales and budgets

  • Experience of working with external providers to achieve high quality, cost-effective outcomes

Aptitude, skills and competencies

  • Passion for and commitment to public service delivery

  • Customer-focused and driven to achieve high standards

  • Commitment to this company's values and our ambition to become an ever more inclusive, anti-racist organisation

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to represent and promote the council externally

  • Ability to establish strong, positive relationships, including building and maintaining personal and professional credibility with senior managers, peers, partners and other stakeholders

  • Ability to work quickly and accurately while managing competing deadlines

If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the above criteria, please send your CV now for consideration.

If you require any additional information regarding the position, please contact me on 01772 208966 or send an E-Mail to