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Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Job title: Trainee Recruitment Consultant
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Garforth
Salary: Basic to £25k + commission
Reference: 3051
Contact name: Rob Bryan
Published: about 2 months ago

Job description

Trainee Recruitment Consultants
Based in East Leeds (Garforth) with remote working available once trained.
Basic to £25K+commission. OTE 1st year £30k
Develop to become a recruiter and earn OTE £60k - £70k.

THE COMPANY & LOCATION - Trainee Recruitment Consultants

  • Thornhvac is a small yet well-established niche recruitment consultancy, dealing mainly with sales and technical roles in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning sectors (HVAC).
  • Opportunities now available to join the team and make a long-lasting and rewarding career in the recruitment industry!
  • Our office is based near Garforth, East Leeds, just 2 minutes off J46 of the M1. Free Parking available, with good transport links too.

THE ROLE - Trainee Recruitment Consultants

Initially, you’ll be assisting experienced recruiters, working as a ‘resourcer’ with the following roles:

  • Searching for candidates and contacting via phone & email.
  • Calling & interviewing potential applicants and matching to current vacancies
  • Writing job descriptions and CV’s
  • Generating leads and gathering market intelligence
  • Arranging interviews and assisting the recruiter through the full recruitment process.

Genuine future opportunities to develop into a fully trained recruiter and manage your own clients and candidates in your own niche sector.


  • You should enjoy spending time speaking to people over the phone.
  • You should be hard working, ambitious, persuasive and resilient.
  • Good written, telephone and verbal communication skills in English.
  • IT literate and comfortable using recruitment software packages on a day-day basis.
  • Previous recruitment, telephone sales or customer service experience preferred but we’re open – if you’ve got what it takes to succeed, we’re interested in talking to you.


  • A basic salary up to £25k (dependent on experience), with a fantastic open-ended commission structure and profit share scheme.
  • £75 a month flexible benefits package.
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays, rising up to 30 days for loyal service. And take your birthday off too.
  • Flexible working – you can work from home once trained or be in the office.
  • Career development path, help us to expand and you can grow in to senior roles too.
  • High quality training programme, plus mentoring from vastly experienced recruiters.
  • Opportunities for future share ownership
  • REC approved training and membership
  • Regular drinks/meals out to celebrate the good times!
Due to the anticipated high demand, we are unable to respond to every applicant. 

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