Recruitment Specialist

Posted Date: 04-05-2022

Clare, Galway, Limerick, Tipperary | Permanent

What is the position?

You will be a full-time permanent, Recruitment Specialist at our Head Office in Ennis Co Clare. The role offers hybrid working
The Talent Acquisition Specialist will work as part of the recruitment team to attract, source and interview a high volume of social care & nursing candidates to work in Resilience, utilising different recruitment and attraction tools to build up talent pipelines will be key to success.

Location: Resilience HQ, Ennis, Co Clare
Type of contract: Full-time
Hours of work: Monday to Thursday 08:45 – 17:30; Friday 08:45 – 16:30

About Resilience

Since 2011 high-growth Irish company Resilience has continued to lead the way in transforming health and social care in Ireland. Our essence is to help build resilience in the people we support to bring the possible to life.
Our Social Care division is providing progressive Residential, Day and Outreach Services for people with Disabilities and Autism – Helping people to realise their potential. We’re looking for passionate people to join our Permanent Team and build a future in rewarding work that truly changes lives. You’ll enjoy a supportive environment that helps you realise your own potential, and with access to upskilling and best practice training you’ll grow and develop your career.

Skills Required

  • Experienced volume recruiter, with ability to source and attract Social Care and Nursing professionals.
  • Project Management experience
  • Proven ability to screen and support the interview process against a competency based framework.
  • A track record for working and recruiting at pace and a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Strong influencing skills and proven ability to successfully build productive relationships with stakeholders across the organisation.
  • A strong team player with a collaborative style and a proven track record of effectively delivering through a Talent Acquisition team.
  • Strong communicator with a logical, structured, clear, credible and mature style.
  • Capable of quickly engaging audiences of all levels.
  • Not afraid to challenge stakeholders, where necessary.


Essential Qualifications and/or Experience

  • Recruitment and interviewing in a healthcare or customer focused environment
  • Experience in driving projects to results
  • Degree level education (preferable)
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office and social media channels


Job Responsibilities

  • Project Management experience is essential as we review our entire recruitment strategy with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Accurate data reporting, and leverage of data analytics to drive labour force planning and recruitment and sourcing decisions.
  • Manage and deliver Recruitment metrics as part of recruitment project.
  • Experience and knowledge of how to use a number of different sourcing platforms, including job boards, social media, and referral schemes to drive a direct recruitment strategy.
  • Partner with the Nurse Managers to drive an effective recruitment strategy by pre-screening candidates and supporting the interview process against a competency based framework, and to facilitate the Nurse Managers in making sound hiring decisions backed up by evidence at interview.
  • Partner with Senior Management to improve processes and improve service to the business
  • Continually build a sourcing channel of Social Care & Nurses taking ownership for speed of recruitment delivery.
  • Effective use of the recruitment technologies to streamline recruitment processes, with candidate care top of the agenda.
  • Conduct high quality pre-screening interviews to support the face to face competency based interviews by Managers with success measured by conversion and retention levels.
  • Achievement of key recruitment KPIs, with a focus on Time to Hire and mitigating drops.
  • Effective stakeholder management, with appropriate engagement and consultation throughout the recruitment process; working with stakeholders to get the right candidates.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Performance Bonus for each placement
  • Health Insurance
  • Discounted family health insurance with our healthcare provider
  • Earn additional income from our paid Refer-a-Friend scheme
  • Fuel discount scheme along with other staff discount schemes


Resilience is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

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