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Senior Recruitment Consultant

We care about everything we do, and we offer more than just another job. We provide excellent training, ongoing support and development, plus a family feel culture, making it a great place to work.

Pulse Nursing is a leading UK supplier of high calibre nurses, midwives, operating department practitioners and healthcare assistants. We provide our healthcare professionals with access to the best temporary and permanent opportunities across the NHS and private sector.

Job Scope:

Under the direction of the Head of Perms and the Team Leader, the Senior Recruitment Consultant is a senior member of the consultant Team and they maintain and build on current gross margin by generating revenue, ensuring that sales and profitability meets and exceeds budget forecasted for the team /sector.

Maintaining relationships with existing clients and building new client relationships. Generate vacancies from clients, then to match candidate with relevant qualifications/experience to vacancies. Ensuring quality assurance for the sector / team. A ‘hands on’ operational role.

Key Tasks:

Sales Performance

  • Source and record vacancy information including details such as duties, working conditions, hours, pay rates and any relevant experience
  • Achieve agreed Sales Targets and Revenue Margins within agreed budgeted costs
  • Achieve agreed KPIs for canvassing of new clients, new Associates and telephone time
  • Undertake Client visits under the direction & supervision of a Business & Contract Manager
  • Develop relationships within client organisations
  • Manage client ‘s needs
  • Take ownership of a defined client base within a geographical area
  • Undertake Associate visits where necessary
  • Maintain on-going relationship with associates, whether available to work or not.
  • Ensure all advertisement responses are actioned on the date of receipt
  • Involvement in Exhibitions – follow up on responses
  • Interface with internal departments such as Payroll, Finance & Marketing
  • Exploit cross sell opportunities
  • Strong team player – sharing resources to achieve sales result for the team
  • Contribute consistency higher activity & performance levels than a senior consultant

Client Management

  • Canvass for new clients
  • Canvass for new bookings
  • Build & maintain client data base

Candidate Control

  • Check references of candidates before referral to client – ensure updated references are obtained on completion of assignment
  • Ensure compliance  & quality control documentation (e.g. CRB checks) has been completed prior to assignment to clients
  • Prepare CV and correspondence to forward to client
  • Confirming candidate interview schedule
  • Advise candidates of the success or failure of their application 

Associate Management

  • Canvass for new associates
  • Establish & maintain associate files – ensuring required checks are in place at all times.
  • Ongoing Associate availability calling
  • Encourage referrals from Associates
  • Provide contingency management of Associates when Consultants leave.
  • A level of troubleshooting - ensuring minor problems within the team are dealt with before they escalate 

Quality Control

  • Assists with ensuring branch’s compliance with relevant quality policies and procedures and legislative requirements and keeping up to date with changes as determined by the Quality and Compliance team.
  • Assists with ensuring all candidates cleared for work are compliant with internal recruitment policies and procedures.
  • Assists with preparation of branch for audit by the internal Quality and Compliance team and external authorities
  • Ensure all checks are carried out in line with Company standards
  • Responsibility for answering incoming calls efficiently  – presenting a professional and businesslike manner at all times
  • Resolve complaints/problems quickly & accurately following appropriate procedure
  • Adheres to the company’s health and safety policies and procedures, reporting issues to management if required. 


  • Act as mentor to recruitment consultant – setting a good example to the team.
  • Passing on their recruitment skills to specific consultants.

 Decision making authority

  • Ability to act with a minimum amount of management supervision.
  • Involvement in team issues.

Benefits and perks

  • Buy and sell holiday
  • Corporate discounts
  • Cycle2Work scheme
  • Healthcare insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Matching pension scheme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Flexible working
  • Free fruit drop
  • Healthcare cash plans
  • Mental health first aiders
  • Paid time off for charity work
  • Staff wellbeing initiatives

Pulse is part of the UKICS Group, UKICS is an equal opportunities provider.

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London, Gray's Inn Road

222 Grays Inn Rd
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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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