Berkshire, South East England

18000 - 22000 GBP Per Year



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Candidate Consultant - Sheldon Phillips - Newbury


Are you passionate about making a difference in the field of social work recruitment? Sheldon Phillips, a leading social work recruitment agency based in Newbury, is seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to join our team as a Candidate Consultant.


Position: Candidate Consultant

Location: Newbury

Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum (plus commission)



About Sheldon Phillips:

Sheldon Phillips specialises in providing top-notch recruitment solutions for social work professionals. We collaborate with Local Authorities, Independent Fostering agencies, Charities and private companies across the UK, ensuring the placement of qualified social work staff to meet the unique needs of our clients.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist Recruitment Consultants in managing portal applications and ensuring a smooth recruitment process.
  • Engage with live contractors to gather timesheet details, ensuring timesheets are signed off by managers to avoid delays to payment runs
  • Conduct regular catch-up conversations with contractors to gauge job satisfaction, address concerns, and foster positive working relationships.
  • Perform light resourcing for job vacancies, actively seeking qualified social work professionals to meet client needs.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong organisational abilities with attention to detail.
  • A positive and proactive attitude towards problem-solving.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise effectively.
  • Previous experience in recruitment or a related field is an advantage but not a requirement



  • Competitive salary with the potential to earn commission
  • Training and development opportunities to enhance your career in recruitment
  • Collaborative and supportive team environment
  • Opportunities for career progression within the organization
  • Dress down Friday
  • Monthly Incentives
  • Fun, supportive work environment


If you are a self-motivated individual with a passion for social work recruitment and enjoy engaging with people, we want to hear from you! Join our team at Sheldon Phillips and contribute to making a positive impact in the social work sector.


How to Apply:

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please submit your CV detailing your relevant experience to or call 01635 226 350


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