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Internal Recruiter (Veterinary) - Support Office

Are you an experienced Veterinary Recruiter with a passion for delivering great service?

Do you want an interesting and varied role within an in-house recruitment team?

At CVS Group we are one of the largest integrated veterinary groups in Europe with a turnover in excess of £425M, almost 500 veterinary practice sites and over 6000 staff across the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands. Alongside veterinary practices, we also operate pet crematoria, laboratories, a distribution centre, an Ecommerce business and buying groups.

CVS is committed to being the best employer in the veterinary services sector, we are a company that places focus on people and as such are looking for someone to join our business who has both the vision and passion to continue developing our people and our business.

"We are not an animal business, we are a People business and we do amazing things for animals!”

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a recruiter with veterinary experience to join our Recruitment Team on a permanent basis, working 37.5 hours per week.  

Within this role you will work as part of a supportive and passionate team who deliver a fantastic recruitment service for both permanent and locum staff across the whole business.

Our 17 strong recruitment team consists of Consultants and Administrators, with each consultant having responsibility for either a geographical area of the business or for divisions of the business.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the full end to end recruitment life-cycle for permanent roles - using a range of attraction channels
  • Directly sourcing candidates via multiple methods both nationally and internationally
  • Candidate screening and interviewing
  • Defining, evaluating and recommending candidate attraction methods
  • Managing internal and external stakeholder relationships
  • To guide and support hiring managers on the full recruitment process
  • Vacancy progress tracking and reporting
  • Advert creation and placement
  • Managing and updating our permanent recruitment system
  • Training new hiring managers on our recruitment software both individually and in group sessions

To be successful, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • A passion for delivering exceptional service
  • A passion for people
  • Previous Veterinary recruitment experience 
  • The ability to work on your own initiative
  • To have a proactive approach to recruitment
  • The ability to manage high workloads and with varying/changing deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • The ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders across all mediums

This role would suit an experienced veterinary recruiter with a passion and focus on service delivery.

In return, you will receive a competitive salary with additional benefits including up to 7 weeks holiday a year (+ Bank Holidays), an extremely generous staff discount scheme for pet healthcare, access to great savings through Perkbox and flexible benefits such as discounted gym membership!

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CVS House, Owen Road, Diss, Norfolk, United Kingdom, IP22 4ER
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    Competitive salary and benefits package
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    Support Office
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  • Application Closing Date:
    16 April 2021
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