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Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Hobson Prior

If you're tenacious, hard-working and looking to start an impactful career, apply now.

At Hobson Prior we are currently looking for trainee recruitment consultants to join our team in Tunbridge Wells. You’ll have the opportunity to work in exciting markets and develop the skills to build a successful, long-term career within our global company.

Life sciences are helping to revolutionize healthcare and improve lives around the world. At Hobson Prior, we aim to connect brilliant minds to the projects that need them. Our team works with globally recognized companies to match exceptional candidates to the exciting jobs that suit them. As a valued member of the team, you’ll be working with candidates and clients to connect people with their dream jobs.


  • Meeting Core Competencies & Values
  • Talent Pool creation to meet MRS
  • Sourcing candidates for Defined Job Orders
  • Planning each days’ activity to meet MRS
  • Achieving specific assessment criteria
  • Maintain all database records in a timely and accurate fashion to meet internal operating requirements and external data requirements

About you:

  • The ability to organise your activity in a structured fashion to consistently meet and exceed objectives 
  • The ability to consistently articulate your views verbally and in writing; both within the Company and externally to the Company’s Clients and Candidates
  • The ability to consistently motivate yourself to meet and exceed all objectives and to positively contribute to the team and the general office and company environment
  • The ability to plan, communicate, and motivate yourself and others in a consistent, structured and professional fashion


  • A Levels or above
  • Previous sales experience
  • Good Level of IT capability
  • Ability to speak German or French is highly desirable
  • Degree in a Life Sciences related subject is highly desirable

We are looking for ambitious people, eager to develop their skills and grow their career. You’ll embark on a bespoke, one-on-one learning and development programme, teaching you the skills and knowledge to become a consultant. 

Some of our benefits include:

  • High-earning potential
  • A dedicated training programme
  • Specialist knowledge of an exciting industry
  • Experience from a truly global network
  • Exciting incentives and rewards from day one
  • A social and supportive team that values its members



Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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Perks, Benefits and Reward


We recognise that everyone has different priorities and lifestyles, and our flexible benefits package reflects this. Benefits range from a matching contribution pension scheme and a healthcare cash plan to flexible holiday options and discounted shopping vouchers. 
• Buy and sell holiday
• Corporate discounts
• Career development
• Cycle2Work scheme
• Discounted shopping vouchers
• Healthcare insurance
• Life assurance
• Matching pension scheme

Career Development

Our business is always changing, and so are you. To ensure you’re fully prepared for these changes and ready to reach your full potential we offer continuous learning and development. We’re passionate about helping our people grow and promote internal progression and mobility. 
• Management and leadership training
• On-boarding
• Personal development
• Role-specific training
• Work-based qualifications

Reward and Recognition

We want to share our successes, recognise excellent performance and promote healthy competition, which is why we offer competitive salaries, bonus schemes linked to performance and a whole host of recognition awards. Work hard and it’s entirely possible you’ll be recognised as an exceptional performer.
• Annual awards
• Exceptional performance awards
• Long service recognition


More than just a buzzword, we really do care about your wellbeing and encourage you to do the same. Our health and wellbeing coaches run smoking cessation and weight loss campaigns to help our people to achieve a healthier lifestyle. We also have a number of qualified mental health first aiders providing a vital support network, discounted gym memberships, free fruit; and our employee assistance programme is there to help you with life’s little ups and downs.
• Cycle2Work scheme
• Discounted gym membership
• Employee assistance programme
• Flexible working
• Free fruit
• Healthcare cash plans
• Mental health first aiders
• Paid time off for charity work 
• Staff wellbeing initiatives 

Our Culture



Independent Clinical Services is a global workforce management solutions and services provider for the health and life science sectors. We know that our people are what drive our success. We foster an environment that enables them to be individuals, to be entrepreneurial, and to make tangible contributions towards the growth of our businesses. 


We strive to provide our people with the tools and the environment to build a meaningful and successful career with us, from wellbeing and flexibility to expansive client and candidate networks. 

We reward high performance and ensure employees feel part of our growth strategies and successes. Our commitment to employee development through training, personal development plans, professional qualification support and career progression has resulted in excellent retention levels.




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