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Title:  Resourcing Advisor


Worcester, West Midlands, GB, WR1 3ZQ

Department:  Care (Administrative Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  132802


At Sanctuary Care, we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. It goes without saying that kindness is what care is all about, so first and foremost, we carefully choose our staff for their kind and compassionate nature. We aim to care, nurture and enrich the lives of all in our ‘family’ at Sanctuary Care, whether that’s our staff, residents or family members.


Resourcing Advisor




£28,375.80 per annum (rising to £29,869.32 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)


35 hours per week (3 days in our city centre office, 2 days working from home)


Why work for us?


Sanctuary Care is a leading provider of care homes in England, offering high quality care services for the elderly, employing 6300 staff across 100 Nursing and Residential Homes


We are looking for a talented and experienced Resourcing Advisor to join our busy team in a varied and rewarding role supporting our Managers to attract the very best staff across our home network.

Based at our Head Office in Worcester you will support and advise regional and local managers with any recruitment needs, directly sourcing candidates and employing a variety of techniques to generate applications alongside supporting Managers with shortlisting and interview preparation.


Our extended Central Recruitment Team provide complete end to end support to our Managers so you will work closely with numerous colleagues to ensure that priority positions are supported and creative recruitment channels are explored to source the very best candidates.


The role of Resourcing Advisor will include –

  • Working imaginatively to develop innovative recruitment practices to ensure we are attracting and securing the highest quality candidates, through a wide variety of sourcing channels.
  • Supporting our direct sourcing model to minimise external agency spend and to promote Sanctuary as an employer of choice.
  • Work closely with Managers to shortlist candidates that are a great fix for our homes and prepare for interview.


Skills and experiences –

  • With previous demonstrable resourcing experience within a care and support focussed resourcing role you will be proactive and resilient, developing relationships with potential candidates as well as partnering with our operational teams.
  • With excellent communication and organisational skills, you will take ownership for your area and demonstrate your ongoing success through regular manager updates on placement success
  • With experience using an Applicant Tracking System, you will be an advocate of the Success Factors system and guide managers accordingly to enable robust reporting on candidates and source data
  • There will be occasional travel requirements of this role, a full driving licence is essential.


Ready to join us?


As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme, with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • 25 days leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus public holidays
  • Life assurance
  • Health & well-being plans
  • Discounted products & services
  • Personal advice and counseling
  • Family-friendly arrangements
  • Tax efficient schemes for you to save including; buying a new bike to cycle to work or a range of childcare services including after school clubs and summer camps
  • Learning and development opportunities


Closing Date: 3 November 2021


View the detailed Job Profile.


To join Sanctuary Care you will need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and Influenza prior to commencing employment, unless you are medically exempt. You will be required to provide evidence of all vaccinations as part of the recruitment process


We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.


‘For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’


Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers. 
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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