Recruitment Administrator – Southampton

Job Reference – 596

  • Hours: Full-Time (37.5 p/week)
  • Salary: £18,238 – £20,857 per annum
  • Closing date: 8th September 2019
  • Interview dates: TBC

Fair Ways is an expanding, dynamic charity that strongly believes in providing opportunities for people to meet their full potential. Fair Ways is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and families and we expect all staff to share this commitment. We have recently been awarded fourth best Not-for-Profit Organisations to work for in the Sunday Times Awards.

Our Recruitment team is expanding and are looking for one full-time Administrator and one part-time Administrator. The roles, although fast-paced and demanding, will also be fun and self-fulfilling. You will be joining a small team but playing a big part in making a difference to the lives of our service users. This role will consist of creating staff files, updating records and forming good relationships to meet the demands of service managers and directors. If you feel you can take ownership of an administration process – then this Recruitment Administrator role is for you!

Job Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be involved in;

  • Supporting the administration of the recruitment process including the generation of new starter paperwork including contracts and offer letters
  • Conducting and recording pre-employment checks whilst putting together staff files
  • Supporting the administration for induction weeks
  • Creating new and existing staff ID cards and ensuring all remain in date
  • Ensuring the HR recruitment database is kept up to date, accurate and complies with legislation

Personal Skills

The perfect Recruitment Administrator will have confidence in themselves and own the work that they do. As teamwork is important to the culture of any business, possessing a good sense of humour, outgoing personality and can-do attitude is essential. We would also like you to have:

  • Proven administration and recruitment experience
  • Proven experience of using administrative databases to a high standard, including being able to create and use spreadsheets on Microsoft Excel
  • Proven understanding and experience of the recruitment process
  • Demonstrate a commitment to equal opportunities and anti-oppressive practice
  • The confidence to challenge attitudes and practices that can be perceived as discriminatory


Fair Ways places importance on valuing staff and recognising the key role staff play in the organisation that’s why we offer:

  • In-house Induction training prior to starting in your role
  • Health Cash Plan Scheme
  • Staff Discounts
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • A wide range of accredited courses from Level 2 Awards to Level 5 Diplomas in Health and Social Care, Children and Young People, Counselling, Health Care, and Assessing
  • Offer access to Legal, Financial and Personal Advice
  • An active Employee Committee
  • Auto-enrolment into Pension Scheme

Next Step

Interested in the vacancy? We encourage a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all communities.

Download the Application Form here or please phone Head Office (02380 230400) and ask for the Recruitment team or email