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Resourcing Consultant

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House, Freeth St, Oldbury, B69 3DE/ Hybrid
Band G SCP 32-37 (£40,221 - £45,441 Per Annum)
Closing date
27 Nov 2023

Job Details

We have an exciting new opportunity for a talented, enthusiastic Resourcing Consultant to join the Resourcing Team.

We have recently realigned our HR Resourcing service structure to position us most effectively to meet the demands and opportunities facing us as a council when it comes to recruitment.

HR Resourcing sits at the heart of the organisation and has a vital role in enabling Sandwell to achieve its ambitions and vision.

As Resourcing Consultant, you’ll support the delivery of some major strategic projects around recruitment, attraction, employer brand, inclusion and diversity and future talent. You will be helping the council to recruit the right people to the right posts at the right time, given the current pressures and the council’s corporate plan.

This role is designed to offer strategic and value-added support that’s needed within the Directorates. To manage the increasing demands on filling hard to fill vacancies, helping to create a strong brand identity and a simpler end to end recruitment process for our hiring managers and candidates.

You will help to lead and motivate and support our Resourcing Specialists and Senior Resourcing Specialist to deliver focussed strategic and value added support that’s needed right now across the council.

Essential Requirements

We’re looking for a hard-working, creative and forward-thinking Resourcing Consultant with a strategic mind-set and ability to support and deliver strategic projects.

You will have the effective leadership skills necessary to drive forward those you line manage,  ensuring excellent service and commitment to putting the customer first.

You will be an excellent, accomplished communicator, able to engage and influence a wide variety of audiences and capable of delivering results whilst maintaining professional credibility at all times.


  • Educated to Level 3 NVQ in relevant area or professional qualification or equivalent experience in a relevant area

For an informal discussion or further information about the role please contact Harpreet Sandhu- HR Resourcing Manager;

Closing date: Monday 27th November 2023

Interviews anticipated 29th/30th November 2023


37 hours per week

The council operates hybrid working. This involves working from an agreed workplace location in the borough for at least two days a week.

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to:

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit

Click here to find out more about our One Team Framework: Values and Behaviours.

Supporting documents
Job Description
Personnel Specification
Information for applicants


Who are we?

Sandwell is situated at the very heart of the West Midlands, just a stone’s throw from Birmingham. A large, diverse, metropolitan borough, Sandwell offers exciting opportunities for all in a friendly, supportive environment.

Why work for us?

  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to an award-winning employee benefits scheme, which includes:
  • An exclusive retail discounts portal
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for cars, bikes, technology and car parking
  • An employee assistance and counselling service
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • A wide variety of learning and development opportunities
  • Flexi-time working
  • A variety of leave schemes including carers, compassionate, maternity and paternity
  • Volunteering scheme

Your career at Sandwell Council

We offer something for everyone, with an incredibly wide range of career opportunities, at any stage of your career, from apprentices to senior managers.

Whether your focus is a support service, such as Finance, Human Resources, Legal or ICT, or a frontline service, such as Social Care, Planning & Regeneration, Housing or Leisure, it’s worth looking at what Sandwell has to offer.

Our plans for the future

Our Vision 2030 shows just how committed we are to creating the best future possible for our communities and for the people who live and work in Sandwell. 

We’re a progressive organisation, and we’re proud of what we’ve achieved so far, but we know there’s much more to do to make our vision. For more information on our plans for the future see our dedicated vision 2030 page;

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit;

For information on our Values and Behaviours, please visit:

To view a copy of the Local Government Career Guide, please visit;

Company info
0121 569 3300
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House
Freeth Street
West Midlands
B69 3BS
United Kingdom

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