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Lead Nurse Recruiter

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lead Nurse Recruiter to join us on a fulltime basis, working with one of the leading providers of specialised medical care in the world.

About Us

Espirita Workforce Solutions is part of the largest staffing provider in the Health care sector on the UK - ICS.  Espirita offers our clients a range of bespoke workforce solutions, our experienced team are passionate about delivering a high standard of service in true partnership with our clients.

This exciting opportunity is to support a new client, opening a brand new private hospital in London. This role is based both on site and at our headquarters in Grays Inn Road, London. Leading a team of 3, the Lead Nurse Recruiter is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships within the Client organisation, and consistently managing the client’s needs. A ‘hands on’ operational role supporting a dedicated client through all aspects of the recruitment process. 


Duties will include but are not limited to:

Operational Management
• Management and review of a fully comprehensive nurse recruitment strategy.    
• Lead on nurse recruitment across four key specialties; Orthopaedics, Neurology, Cardiothoracic, Digestive Disease to include Acute and Ambulatory care. 
• Ensure a robust recruitment planner in place to manage time to hire
• Pipeline and talent pool management. 
• Support marketing functions to fully align with recruitment plan and strategies.
• Oversea International nursing campaign.
• Ownership and deliverance of the weekly nurse update meeting.

Candidate Management
• Responsible for managing a small talent team of 3 ensuring all aspects of recruitment through from attraction to offer negotiation are delivered.  
• Ownership of delivery against a group of allocated senior vacancies.
• Responsible for ensuring a professional service is provided to all candidates. 
• Follow process to ensure a consistent and positive candidate experience, in line with the client’s strong employer brand. 

Client Management
• Responsible for ensuring a professional service is provided to the client by ensuring the client’s experience is always positive and of a high standard.
• Develop and maintain relationships within the Client organization, consistently managing the hiring communities’ needs.
• Provide a timely and proactive response to all enquiries, forwarding to relevant colleagues as appropriate.

Quality Assurance 
• Highlight opportunities for any improvements to management.
• Assist in dealing with complaints or issues speedily and in line with the Company’s complaint procedure and highlight any queries to the line manager.


To be considered you must:

  • Have experience leading a team
  • Experience in recruiting across a range of disciplines.  Both clinical and non-clinical roles.
  • Possess strong IT skills, being proficient at using outlook, excel, word and systems.
  • Be able to form key relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Have excellent attention to detail.
  • Be proactive and driven
  • Be able to work individually and as part of a team, be extremely organised and flexible whilst being proactive in your role.
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work to KPI's and targets
  • Have experience as a 360 recruitment consultant


Espirita is an equal opportunities employer

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London, Gray's Inn Road

222 Grays Inn Rd
WC1X 8HB London Directions

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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