Trainee Recruiter - Technical/IT

  • Charlton House Estate, Hinton in the Hedges, Brackley, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
  • Full-time

Company Description

About Us

Established in 2004, The Curve Group are the UK’s largest privately-owned Recruitment and HR provider. We deliver agile, ethical and configurable people solutions across the entire Recruitment and HR spectrum. Our mission statement, or quest as we would say, is to “Create Extraordinary People Solutions that Transform Working Lives”.

We have been recognised as an innovative and disruptive company – in our own industry and across every sector. We’ve won numerous awards and received notable recognition over the years including ‘Most Innovative Recruitment Company’, ‘Recruitment Process Outsourcer (RPO) of the Year’, ‘Best Customer Focus’, ‘Best Employer’ and ‘Best Customer Service’.

Team Curve are a force to be reckoned with. They are an incredibly talented and committed group of people who choose to live and breathe our CAPE values every day to:

  • Create Relationships…with their colleagues, candidates, clients and partner organisations
  • Realise Ambitions…by pushing themselves and the people they interact with to learn more, think smarter, move out of their comfort zone and grow as individuals
  • Be Passionate…about everything that they do and genuinely care about how they leave people feeling i.e. Curved!
  • Explore Possibilities…by coming up with innovative ideas, helping our customers to think about things differently and creating solutions

For further information on The Curve Group please visit our website at or our social media pages on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

Job Description

Job Purpose 

Working within our contingency recruitment and RPO part of the business, we are looking to hire a Trainee Recruiter to work within our IT/Technical recruitment team. 

As part of your training and development, you will engage with candidates, active and passive to “sell” the benefits of the position you are resourcing. A variety of methods and tools are available, with the aim to find suitable candidates to fulfil the job briefs provided by our clients working in the Technical/IT industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identification of potential sources of candidates
  • Location of and interaction with potential candidates pertinent to the client to build talent pools, provide market intel and a pipeline for succession planning and future roles
  • Draw up bespoke search lists identifying target companies and candidates for our client
  • Development and maintenance of good relationships with candidates to enhance the reputation of Curve and our client
  • Network extensively and effectively with colleagues, contacts and candidates to understand the market
  • Recognise the specific outcomes sought by the client, having understood or even identified the issues the client is seeking to address
  • Act as a trusted advisor and be an industry expert to support Curve’s and the client’s recruitment roadmap to fulfil roles as quickly as possible within time to hire KPI’s
  • At times brief other team members and support them in finding suitable candidates
  • Produce management information as required by Curve or clients
  • Screening candidates to ensure suitability for the requirement (Telephone, Skype and face to face interviewing)
  • Demonstrate and confidently use all search tool available to maximise each opportunity. Keep abreast on latest / changing resource technology



  • An excellent telephone manner
  • Determined & driven with a will to succeed
  • Ability to engage with senior stakeholders in a professional manner
  • The intellect, flexibility and robustness necessary to overcome difficulties
  • Has a flexible approach and willing to work outside the normal working hours as required, understanding that candidates are not always available to talk within standard office hours
  • A passion and interest in Information Technology is essential for this role
  • The role may involve handling sensitive data and therefore pre-screening / vetting will be required. Any offer will be subject to these background checks

Additional Information

A great salary, benefits and a competitive bonus scheme. A fantastic working environment in an amazing office set in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside.