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Recruitment Development Officer







Recruitment Development Officer (12 month FTC)
£35,794 -£37,243

Are you looking to support safer recruitment practices to enable meaningful change within the charity sector?

Our client is at a significant point of change and are seeking to take a new approach to volunteer recruitment as part of that change programme and taking a new approach to volunteer recruitment is an important part of this process.

You will lead on developing effective safer recruitment processes for volunteers, with appropriate pro forma documentation and training key people to implement procedures moving forward.

Your key duties and responsibilities will include -

  • Draft and develop a process for volunteer recruitment, following the principles of safer recruitment. Develop and consult on pro forma documentation and associated guidance documentation to enable implementation of the new process, from advert, induction, and completion of the introductory period.
  • Develop an appropriate skills audit template for use by committees.
  • Support committees in the writing of initial role descriptions and person specifications and coordinate their completion.
  • Provide training on the new process

About you

You will be educated to degree level, or equivalent experience, already experienced working in an HR environment implementing Safer Recruitment principles and practices. You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively. Knowledge of HR systems, policies and procedures and experience of delivering training is essential.

This organisation offers hybrid and/or remote working, a wide range of benefits and a very friendly working environment.


As an employer, we are committed to ensuring the representation of people from all backgrounds regardless of their gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply and would encourage you to let us know if there are steps, we can take to ensure that your recruitment process enables you to present yourself in a way that makes you comfortable.