New Directions Holdings Ltd

Recruitment & Training Provider

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Job Description

New Directions is a group of companies offering specialist recruitment and training services to key employment sectors. We are:

  • A market leader
  • Accredited Gold employer with the Investors in People
  • IRP ‘Best Company to Work for 2016’
  • Winner of ‘Best Recruitment and Training Services – Wales’ – Business Excellence Awards 2016

We have an exciting opportunity within our Cardiff office for a Recruitment Sales Administrator to join our team. The successful candidate will provide administration support to the Branch and will assist the team as agreed by the Branch Manager.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Sourcing candidates for the Branch.
  • Meeting and greeting candidates.
  • Carryout registrations when required and assist Account Managers where necessary.
  • Ensure Company continuously advertises for candidates effectively.
  • Complete administrative duties as required, assisting the team as agreed by the Branch Manager.
  • As a component part of the Company recruitment process, develop, implement and maintain online candidate searches across relevant job sites.
  • Ensure that the registration process is being carried out appropriately including high standards of communication between Company and candidates before during and following the registration process.
  • Carry out audit procedures to ensure that the registration process is being carried out accordingly.
  • Ensure training on registration process is provided for new starters as directed by the Branch Manager.
  • Establish a Company database of potential candidates and regularly distribute to the team.
  • Organize and attend ‘recruitment fairs’ within further education establishments and initiate regular open days within such establishments to attract and recruit newly qualified teachers, nursery nurses, learning support assistants and teacher assistants
  • Use Company websites, publications and media partners to maximise Company profile.
  • Liaise regularly with Company Compliance Team, preparing and providing information and recruitment analysis as required.
  • Travel may be required to undertake external recruitment projects.
  • Liaise with Branch Manager directly to identify candidate shortages and specific qualifications.


Experience/attributes required

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Administrative experience, preferably in a Recruitment environment.
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Word and Excel.
  • Have a valid driving licence
  • Be comfortable driving to our satellite offices in Swansea, Gloucester, Bristol etc.
  • Willing to attend candidate registration days e.g. in Job Centre’s, External Registration Days


  • City centre location in Cardiff
  • Health cash-back scheme, where you can obtain money back for things such as dental and optical costs
  • 25 days holiday, increasing to 27 after 2 years’ service, plus the opportunity to buy up to ten more.
  • The opportunity to pay into our Christmas savings scheme with 3% interest
  • Refer a friend scheme, where we offer between £250 and £500 for each successful referral into the business

Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to contact each applicant individually. If we do not contact you within seven days of your application being submitted you have not been successful on this occasion. New Directions maintains a database of prospective candidates. If you are unsuccessful in your application for this role we will keep your details on file for a period of 6 months and contact you should a suitable vacancy arise. If you do not consent to this, please indicate on your covering letter.

New Directions is committed to equal opportunities and will be happy to make any reasonable adjustments to candidates interviewing with us.


Please contact New Directions Holdings Ltd for more information on this job vacancy, on 029 2039 0150, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.

Last modified: 21st September 2018

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