Graduate Recruitment Consultant

  • Job Reference: 431557651-2
  • Date Posted: 26 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Westray Recruitment Group
  • Location: Gateshead, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary: £20,000 to £24,000
  • Sector: HR, Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


Are you a recent Graduate set to embark on your career journey? Have you ever thought about working in Engineering recruitment and being part of a fast-paced office setting, with uncapped earning potential? Do you have the enthusiasm, passion, resilience, drive and determination to develop? If you do, we have the in-house expertise, over 30 years' experience in the marketplace and an excellent mentoring scheme to aid your advancement.

We are Westray Recruitment Group; a leading, multi-disciplined consultancy whose focus is on quality and service delivery. We are looking for a talented and motivated individual to join our team as a Recruitment Consultant, located at our head office on Team Valley, Gateshead.

In a nutshell, you will be responsible for servicing a range of engineering clients and working on a whole variety of different job roles (both contract and permanent).


As a Graduate Recruitment Consultant working in our engineering division, your goal will be to deliver outstanding customer service to both clients and candidates.

Your specific duties will include:

Sourcing, shortlisting and interviewing technical & engineering candidates to develop talent pools

Utilising our database, CV boards and social media platforms to access candidates

Reacting to client requirements

Working in a 360 capacity, driving a sales pipeline and developing new business

Attending regular client meetings with new and existing customers

Placing both permanent and contract candidates over a range of technical & engineering disciplines and trades


This is a permanent role and you will be required to work from 8.30am until 5.30pm, Monday - Friday.

The starting salary is between £20K - £24K - tell us what you're worth!

You will benefit from a monthly bonus scheme and flexible working. Additionally, you will receive 22 days' holiday + bank holidays + your birthday off - this rises with length of service. Free parking is also available.


Most importantly, the will to deliver exceptional customer service to candidates and clients is paramount. This requires you to be able to demonstrate exceptional communicate skills and the ability to react quickly, at short notice. You will of course be Degree Qualified, ideally within a Business Related Discipline, however other disciplines will be considered.

You will also:

Have the proven ability to prioritise, multi-task and work on your own initiative

Have a full UK driving licence and access to your own transport

Be confident in communicating with people at all levels, including an exceptional telephone manner and written communication skills

Enjoying working in a team-based environment

Don't worry about having previous recruitment experience, as your work ethic, entrepreneurial approach and desire to deliver exceptional service are what matter most!


We are looking to add the Graduate Recruitment Consultant to the team fairly quickly so we would like to hear from you today if you're interested! Please apply for this role and your CV will go to Tony Hutchinson, who is leading the search for this role. You can also call him on or email your application and cover letter to .