Recruitment assistant, Burwood

About the company

1300apprentice is a group training organisation working with large and small employers to connect apprentices and trainees to the right employer. Our goal is to work with people who are looking for the opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications that will lead to long term careers through apprenticeships and traineeships.

Our professional and approachable team has an in-depth knowledge of the Vocational Education and Training industry, ensuring a quality of service which is at the centre of our operation and ethos. Guided by a commitment to career development through on and off the job training, 1300apprentice works closely with businesses and client partners to achieve vocational excellence.

About the role

Reporting to the Operations Manager, this Recruitment Assistant role is a hands-on recruitment position supported by a fantastic team and work environment. In this role you will organise and manage the daily recruitment administration requirements within the department.

You will assist in sourcing and shortlisting quality candidates against the requirements of each job role while maintaining databases and preparing necessary paperwork. This role also involves continuously looking for improved methods of sourcing candidates for all vacancies with the view to maximise retention of apprentices and trainees. Opportunities for formal relevant training is available.

Duties that you will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Assist with candidate screening and initial phone screening
  • Scheduling interviews in line with the recruitment officers’ calendars
  • Prepare correspondence and ensure all documentation is completed with the candidate prior to interview
  • Maintaining client databases
  • Preparing and sending vacancy correspondence to key players such as schools, Job Active providers and industry partners
  • Gather relevant information and prepare documentation for on-boarding apprentices, trainees and contract labour employees
  • Assist recruitment staff in researching additional promotion opportunities
  • Assist in coordinating career expo’s and industry events
  • Participate in career expo’s and similar events when required.


  • Proven administration experience
  • 2+ years’ experience in an admin role
  • Current driver’s licence
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills, particularly Excel
  • Recruitment experience advantageous.

To be successful:

  • Excellent organisational skills and time management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to prioritise tasks and have a strong attention to detail
  • Professional presentation and conduct
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Problem solving capability
  • Able to complete the Working with Children’s Check.

Applicants must be Australian citizens &/or permanent residents with the right to work in Australia.

To apply:

Simply click on "Submit " to attach your resume and cover letter.

Suitable candidates only will be contacted for an interview.

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