Talent Acquisition Partner (12 Month Fixed-Term Opportunity)

LTE Group
10 Jun 2024
08 Jul 2024
Job Title
Business Partner
Human Resources
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced Recruitment professional with extensive knowledge of the education sector? Are you tired of the same thing day in, day out? Are you looking for an exciting challenge that gives you ownership of your roles and the chance to develop strong relationships with stakeholders in a fast–moving business. Piqued your interest? Then we could have the next role for you!

What are we looking for?

We are seeking a dynamic, driven and confident recruitment professional, who has extensive experience in all recruitment methodologies to join our team at Novus on a fixed term assignment for 12 months. As the Talent Acquisition Partner, you will be responsible for the management of a recruitment project and delivery of our mobilisation plans for HMP Five Wells in Wellingborough. You will be responsible the recruitment of 30 – 40 key roles on this site to ensure this team is fully mobilised and able to deliver our curriculum of education. As this project has a fixed timeline, you will need be comfortable with managing multiple roles at once to ensure we deliver our outcomes. You will be responsible for the end–to–end recruitment process managing everything from Ad campaigns, Attraction strategies, screenings, interviewing and assessments and will support with onboarding to ensure a seamless candidate experience. This role requires a collaborative approach and will be supported by the Group Talent Acquisition Manager and Team to ensure you have all tools at your disposal to hit the ground running. Our HR shared service team will be on hand to support with all onboarding to ensure a seamless candidate experience and you will have dedicated marketing support to help with the execution of any social media campaigns you need to support with candidate attraction. This is a Hybrid role, where you will work at site approximately 3 days per week. Flexibility will be required to accommodate the needs of the business.

About us

Novus are a leading provider of prison education and have been supporting men, women and children of all ages for over 30 years across the UK to take new directions. We are also part of the LTE group of companies that also include, MOL, Total People, UCEN and LTE group operations. We are currently rated "Good" by Ofsted. We have partnerships with over 1000 industry and employer partners to ensure our learners secure their place as the movers and shakers of the future. Our business is growing year on year due to our continued success as a leading provider in prison education.

Why would you join us?

At Novus, we believe in the power of our education to change lives. We are driven by a shared commitment and care and are delighted to work in partnership to achieve our mission. Our biggest asset is our people, and we are committed to operating in a safe and engaging environment where are colleagues and learners can flourish. This is the heart of Novus – the spirit that defines us and the way that we work. Our Way is defined by the aspirations we share and the approach we take together.

What we offer our colleagues

The position of Talent Acquisition partner offers you the opportunity to develop your career within one of the leading prison education providers in the UK. We offer you a nurturing environment with space to grow and a place where you will feel supported. We also offer an unrivalled suite of continuous CPD with over 80,000 modules to choose from and a support structure to help you realise your full potential. Flexible working, excellent holiday entitlement, access to a local government pension plus staff discounts are just some of the benefits we have on offer along will plenty of variety and excellent colleagues to work alongside too.


  • The Successful candidates will be offered a salary between Salary 35,786.73 to 46,952.40 per annum, depending on your level of experience.
  • 25 days of annual leave plus 8 bank holidays.
  • Access to our In–house 'Evolve' training programme giving you the chance to upskill and further your career through a wide range of recognised qualifications.
  • Access to Group wide career development opportunities.
  • We pride ourselves on offering a favourable LGPS pension scheme with a competitive contribution from the Group.
  • Discounts on your health care through Simply Health.
  • Free, confidential support service provided by an external organisation, PAM Assist.
  • Cycle to work scheme saving you 25% on your purchase.
  • Retails discounts with UK wide Brands

If you would like to be part of a company that puts their learners and people at the centre of everything the do, please get you application in today! We look forward to hearing from you!

The closing date for this job advert is 24/06/2024. However, the job advert may close early if we receive a good response.


LTE group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be required to undergo an appropriate DBS check via the Criminal Records Bureau and may be subject to additional online checks as part of our pre–screening process. Some roles are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and would require an Enhanced DBS check.

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