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Health & Social Care Recruitment Coordinator

Job Purpose

This role will support Joined Up for Business (JUfB) in its employer focused activities, which includes supporting businesses with recruitment, training, identification of funding incentives and community benefits delivery in line with the Scottish Government’s No One Left Behind (NOLB) framework and Fair Work principles.

The Health and Social Care Recruitment Coordinator will be the lead recruitment and training contact for key stakeholders within the Health & Social Care (H&SC) sector in Edinburgh and will support with meeting vacancy demand, through streamlining and centralising the various offers to increase accessibility to potential entrants and increase awareness from the employability network and partner services.

The post holder will work directly with employers to actively support and coordinate large-scale recruitment and training requirements and be instrumental in collaborating with key statutory organisations such as the Health & Social Care Partnership to advise on recruitment approaches, labour market intelligence and innovative solutions to help shape future strategy. The postholder will also be involved working directly with job seekers and potential entrants to the sector through positive promotion of career and training opportunities.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • Project managing, coordinating, and ensuring the successful delivery of recruitment and training activities necessary to support Health and Social Care employers across both public and private sector organisations in fulfilling their vacancies
  • Developing and maintaining strong, positive relationships with employers, service providers, partners, jobseekers, and all other relevant stakeholders
  • Identifying, initiating, and developing trusting relationships with employers to provide a high-level service, a tailored recruitment approach and pro-actively identifying future opportunities
  • Streamlining various and often complex, recruitment approaches and requirements, to simplify, increase efficiency and reduce fill times
  • Ensure agreed actions from strategic Steering Group (SG) are carried out effectively and timeously, with outcomes reported back
  • Advising key stakeholders and Steering Group on evolving labour market intelligence, contributing to adaptive and innovative responses to recruitment and training within the sector
  • Representing and promoting the Health and Social Care sectoral opportunities across all networks to raise profile alongside increased awareness and desirability of Health and Social Care as a career option
  • Identifying, establishing, and maintaining effective candidate referral routes to ensure consistent pipeline of applicants for training support and vacancy placement
  • Planning, organising and attending variety of events such as networking, partnership activities, community based or large-scale recruitment events in order to raise sector profile and highlight opportunities to potential entrants
  • Support candidates with organisation of relevant training, barrier removal and obtainment of any necessary, regulatory checks or qualifications needed
  • Continue to monitor and evaluate job sustainment to identify and address any potential attrition and promote continued career progression through referral to relevant In-Work Support programmes
  • Coordinating and publishing adverts across job boards, bulletins, social media channels and other promotional avenues
  • Overseeing the management of social media accounts and website, ensuring content & communication is consistent and creation of marketing and promotional materials in line with overall strategy
  • Pro-actively identifying strategic opportunities for growth, collaboration, and additional funding streams
  • Accurately maintaining, producing, and collating spreadsheets, reports and other documents to a high standard as required
  • Processing invoices and updating financial trackers
  • Accurately updating CRM system with activities to track progress and evidence outcomes.
  • Collaborating with internal teams to maximise opportunities and efficiency across all CCP strategy and cross-over projects
  • Any other ad hoc duties as per business requirements.

Knowledge and Skills Required


  • Previous experience of supporting high-volume recruitment
  • Direct experience of working with candidates/jobseekers for training, skills or recruitment/employability purposes
  • Understanding of barriers to employment and pressures faced by more disadvantaged households
  • Demonstrable experience of strong relationship and stakeholder management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience in dealing with customers, clients and/or the public by telephone, email and MS Teams/Zoom
  • Confident in the use of Microsoft Office packages including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Meticulous approach to record keeping and recording of information
  • Experience of working productively and collaboratively within a team to agreed principles, including working with implementation plans, meeting milestones and deadlines
  • Qualifications or skills and experience to SCQF Level 5 in English and Maths, for example, National 5, Modern Apprenticeship, SVQ
  • Access to a reliable internet connection for any hybrid/home working.


  • Previous experience of recruitment and/or training within the Health and Social Care sector
  • Experience of event planning
  • Experience of working in a community and neighbourhood setting.
Employee Benefits
  • Home working
  • Flexible working (flexitime)
  • 25 days annual leave
  • 6 floating public holidays and 4 fixed public holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employer pension contribution.
How to apply

Completed application forms must be emailed to in word format by 11pm on Sunday 28 August.

Download the job information pack and application form below.

Contract length

18 months, until March 2024.




Capital City Partnership

Closing date

28th August 2022

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