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Recruitment Officer

Application Deadline:
15 December 2022 at 09:00:00


Remote* (working from home) or office-based Edinburgh.



39 hours per week

About the Role

We are looking for someone to join our dynamic Human Resources team in the role of Recruitment Officer. In this role, you will provide a comprehensive and professional recruitment support service to candidates joining The Action Group and to the managers in the organisation who are hiring. 

We are a tight knit team of enthusiastic HR practitioners who are committed to the work we do. We are looking for a colleague who is resourceful, takes initiative and has excellent administrative skills including careful attention to detail. We also need someone with strong organisational skills and a passion for customer care. 

The Action Group is an Investors in People Platinum Award winning organisation, and we demonstrate our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion by being a Disability Confident Leader and a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion.  The Action Group is accredited as a Living Wage Employer


  • £22,959.08 - £24,667.29 per annum (pro rata)

Note: Office (Office based: Edinburgh) or Home Working*.   

*If home-based, you will be required to attend regular meetings in person (Not digital) in Edinburgh and there will also be times in which you will be required to attend the office to perform certain tasks within the role. 


*Closing date 15th December at 09:00 (Amended Date)

The successful candidate will be a skilled administrator who provides vital support to an organisation committed to ‘no barriers – for all of life’. This role is all about ensuring a positive experience for our candidates and employees while maintaining high standards of HR practice.

The successful candidate also requires excellent written and spoken communication skills. They should be organised and flexible as the needs within the HR team can change rapidly. Previous experience in an administrative role is essential but this does not have to have been within an HR context.

Applying Information


To apply, please read the job description and complete the application form.


Do you have questions before applying? Send us an email to


Please send your completed application, self-declaration and equal opportunities forms to


Good annual leave entitlements

24/7 employee assistance programme, with access to free legal advice and counselling

TAG Rewards – our exclusive discounts and savings programme

Travel time payable where applicable

Ongoing support, training and development opportunities

Mileage allowance where applicable

Equality Network, Diversity and Inclusion Events

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

The Action Group is an Investors in People Platinum Award winning organisation, and we demonstrate our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion by being a Disability Confident Leader and a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion.

Disability Confident Leader

We particularly welcome applications from disabled candidates, who will be invited to interview if they meet the minimum criteria for the job.  If you feel that you fit this criteria, then please make us aware of this in writing when you apply.

Stonewall Silver Employer 2022

To ensure our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients as well as the communities in which we live and work, we encourage and welcome applications from everyone regardless of sex, sexual orientation and gender identity. We are an organization which values people of all faiths, religions, disabilities, ages and ethnicities and believe our differences are our strengths.  For more information, please contact our Equality Network:


Some posts are covered by exemptions listed in schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.


We value the privacy of our job applicants.  To find out more, please read our privacy statement.

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