M1, Manchester
£27,250 - £29,967 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

About the Role

As a Recruiter at St John Ambulance, you will work closely with managers and directors to source great candidates for a wide range of roles. You will do this by developing multi-channel campaigns to attract candidates for high volume and specialist roles throughout England.

You will engage with candidates through advertising, social media and tools such as LinkedIn Recruiter. You will plan and attend careers events to champion the great opportunities St John offers. Working closely with the Recruitment Manager and HR team, you will help improve recruitment & selection practices and guide managers through the process.

This role can be based at any manned SJA office.

Please see the job description for more detail (this can be viewed on our website or once you click apply)

About You

You will be a passionate recruiter who has previously worked in an in-house recruitment role or agency and have experience working on a broad range of assignments including high volume and niche roles. St John Ambulance is a charity, but we are also a large, complex and commercial organisation, so you must be able to build strong relationships with people at all levels and be proactive and innovative in achieving results.


About Us

St John Ambulance works at the heart of communities, providing first aid, keeping people safe at events and working alongside the NHS in response to 999 calls.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people learn how to save a life through our training, education and youth programmes.

Over the next decade, we have bold ambitions to help transform out-of-hospital care, having a positive impact on the people we treat and the communities we serve.

We are a team of 1,600 employees and 18,000 volunteers, united by our goal of saving lives through first aid.

You will receive;

  • Competitive salary & pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing portal - Access to financial, health and wellbeing guidance and support.
  • Discounts - Blue Light, NHS Discounts and SJA discounts including discounts on mobile phone, gym membership, cinema, restaurants, holidays and shopping-including your weekly food shop.

Interview Date: w/c 6th December 2021

Application Review Date: w/c 29th November 2021

We may review applications before the Application Review Date, however, if you apply after the Application Review Date, your application may not be considered. We will accept applications until we have successfully filled the role.


We are committed to increasing the diversity of our team and making sure we best reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, so are particularly interested in applications from women, trans and non-binary people, as well as those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds and those with different accessibility needs.

Please note: St John does not accept speculative CVs and will only review CVs sent in application for an advertised vacancy.

Recruitment Agencies: We are not utilising the services of recruitment agencies for this vacancy and will accept direct applications only. Any speculative CVs submitted without invitation will not be considered.


More about St John Ambulance

St John Ambulance is the nation’s leading first aid charity.

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Posted on: 12 November 2021
Closed date: 29 November 2021
Job ref: 154451CHJ
Tags: Human Resources, Operations