Upon successful completion of this unit, you will:

      • prepare job descriptions
      • use job descriptions to support sourcing, selecting and appointing suitable staff
      • use different advertising channels to promote vacancies and/or establish a potential talent pool
      • consult with managers to gain approvals
      • develop selection criteria and interview questions in consultation with relevant personnel
      • schedule interviews and advise relevant people of times, dates and venues
      • participate in interviews and other selection techniques including assessing candidates against selection criteria to short list them
      • obtain referees′ reports
      • prepare and distribute a selection report including feedback to give unsuccessful candidates
      • advise unsuccessful candidates of the results
      • secure preferred candidate’s agreement and provide an employment contract
      • advise other staff of the successful candidate and identify documentation required for recruitment, selection and induction

Demonstrate knowledge of:

    • human resources life cycle and the place of recruitment and selection
    • legislation relevant to recruitment, selection and induction of staff
    • channels and technology to advertise vacancies
    • range of interviewing techniques and other selection processes and their application arrange induction