Recruitment Officer


Please note: The closing date for this vacancy has passed, and we are no longer accepting applications.

  • Location Leicester, LE1
  • Hours 21 hrs per week
  • Pay £14,202.15 per annum
  • Closing date: 27 May 2022, noon

You are really good with people and bringing out the best in them and we are looking for a special person like you to take on this new role and help us get back on our feet after Covid-19. Working in our small People Team, you will help us find and recruit the staff and volunteers we need to make sure we can make a difference. 

Ideally, you will have training and qualifications relevant to the role and experience of working in the care or charity sector, but if you have the right skills, we will provide all the training you need to excel in the role.

Benefits: 31 days annual leave (pro-rota), inclusive of bank holidays, enhanced maternity and paternity pay, your birthday off, full training for the role, hybrid working, excellent health benefits, wellbeing - access to an independent and confidential Employee Assistance Programme. 

Working for Vista means you will be working for one of the oldest and largest local charities in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. We are an independent organisation working with people with sight loss and their families across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

We welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic and are an equal opportunity employer. We particularly welcome applications from candidates with disabilities including visual impairments, and we encourage applications from such people who are under-represented in our workforce and face disadvantage on account of disability.

All candidates will be treated equally, and we will base decisions on appointments on the merits of the candidates

Closing date: Friday 27th May 2022 – Noon

Interviews: Week Commencing Monday 6th June 2022

If you do not hear from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume you have regrettably not been selected for interview on this occasion.

The salary for this role includes a market allowance that is reviewed on a fixed 2-yearly basis.

In line with current government guidance, we encourage everyone who works in our care settings to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt

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