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Senior Resourcing Advisor

Care Quality Commission
Flexible/ Home Based
£37,694 (National Framework) or £42,712 (London Framework)
Closing date
9 Jul 2022
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Are you committed to helping us regulate health and social care within England?
When thinking about what drives you every day in your job, what keeps you motivated and passionate about your work what comes to mind?  For 3000+ people at the CQC we end each day knowing that we have made a difference to the lives of those most in need in our communities.  We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and encourage care services to improve.  We are looking for people who are caring, demonstrate integrity and work well as part of a team to join with us and share in this sense of achievement.  If you would like to help us make a positive impact to health and social care within England, then read on...

Let us tell you a little bit about the role....
We have an exciting opportunity for a resourcing professional to join us in this key senior level role within our busy Resourcing team. Providing support and guidance throughout the team across all elements of the recruitment cycle from attraction strategies to assessment techniques, you’ll help us to ensure we attract the best talent when and where we need it. Working closely with key stakeholders across the organisation whilst utilising and growing our data will help you to understand our resourcing needs and challenges, ensuring we have the right resource and strategies in place.

You'll be a key point of contact within the team providing advice, solutions, governance and creativity across all aspects of our resourcing processes.

With the opportunity to work closely with the Resourcing Manager, you’ll drive and support key resourcing projects through the team and across the organisation, always looking for where improvements can be made.

What You Will Bring….
You’ll be a competent and knowledgeable resourcing professional with proven leadership abilities. Having experience of recruiting to both volume campaigns and niche roles, with a good understanding of market trends and challenges you will help us to ensure we build our brand and attract top talent. Your leadership skills will lead and develop the team to provide excellent levels of customer service, best practice advice and creative resourcing solutions. With an eye for detail, you’ll analyse our resourcing data so that we know what works well and where we need to do things differently.

With strong communication skills, you’ll easily build positive relationships with others, allowing you to understand our business needs, provide advice and guidance when needed and influence at senior levels.

Why You Should Apply….
You’ll play a key role in leading a great team who work hard and support each other. We recruit for a variety of roles, all of which require something different so you will never be bored. This is a great opportunity to stretch your leadership skills and use your resourcing knowledge to shape and influence our recruitment practices moving forward, whilst working alongside and building positive relationships with senior leaders across the organisation.

. Delegates activities across team to drive outcomes and ensure timely solutions of resourcing issues.
. Develops and operates local Resourcing strategies and Resourcing operational plans in support of the overall people strategy.
. Works alongside senior managers as an escalation point to understand their Resourcing needs and assists in translating those needs into a clear Resourcing strategy.
. Supports staff development and knowledge transfer within the team to optimise flexibility and efficiency of service delivered.
. Ensures Resourcing policies and procedures are applied appropriately and accurately throughout the team.
. Continuously reviews and anticipates work volumes and prioritises work through interpretation of historical and future business activities in discussion with the Resourcing Manager.
. Overseeing organisation change projects, and is required to prioritise these activities alongside business as usual (BAU) within the team.
. Manages BAU application of operational HR within the team, ensuring compliance with standards and policies, which include:
 - Resourcing – driving forward recruitment and redeployment activities to ensure all outcomes are in the best interests of CQC whilst achieving value for money
 - Assessing risk within the Resourcing team and making recommendations to management regarding appropriate solutions and mitigation of identified risk where cases have escalated
. Have the appropriate knowledge, skills and experience to actively promote diversity and equality of opportunity, treat everyone with dignity and respect and avoid unlawful discrimination.

Specific Skills and Experience:
. Experience of working in an Resourcing advisory capacity.
. Relevant HR qualification.
. Experience of working with line management to understand their Resourcing needs for their areas and facilitating desired solutions.
. Good working experience of Resourcing processes and activities.
. Good experience of risk assessment and creation of solutions to mitigate risk.
. Experience of developing and delivering key performance indicators and generating relevant management information.
. Good verbal and written communication skills to suit different audiences.
. Good organisational skills.
. Good IT skills.
. Good influencing and coaching skills.
. Effective networker and relationship-builder.
. Experience of project management.

What We Can Offer You...
Your health and wellbeing are important to us and are supported through generous annual leave (starting at 27 days and rising with service to 32.5days, plus 8 Bank Holidays pro rata), a cycle to work scheme, discounted gym vouchers and access to a free employee assistance service 24 hours a day. We also understand the importance of financial health and offer membership of the NHS pension scheme, contributing about 14% of basic salary. You will also be able to access discounts to supermarkets, high street stores, electronics, fleet cars, plus we also have an internal reward scheme which could see you earn yourself a voucher or two! All of our Homeworkers are also kitted out with everything they need to comfortably work from home.

We want to support you to succeed and be your very best, with opportunities for training and development along with the support of experienced managers and mentors.  

We want to make working for CQC a great experience for everyone, and to role model a diverse and representative culture. To support an inclusive environment where colleagues feel empowered to bring their whole self to work, we support a variety of staff networks, including the Race Equality Network, LGBT+ Equality Network, Carers Equality Network, Disability Equality Network and Gender Equality network.

For further information on the role, please contact the Resourcing Team on

*Note for external candidates: 
CQC are currently working through an organisational transformation programme which includes the creation of a new target operating model. This role is offered as a fixed term contract as part of the transition process to that new model. For further information on this and to access our team information packs please visit

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