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Badenoch and Clark

Badenoch and Clark

Our company in a nutshell

Badenoch & Clark are a well established, professional services recruitment consultancy.

The role will be to support a team of recruitment consultants within the Public Sector Business Unit.

This is a highly successful business unit including the following teams: -Accounting & FinanceHousingHRITProcurementRegenerationSocial Care

The teams recruit for temporary, permanent, interim and contract posts within local and central government as well as organisations such as the NHS, housing associations and charities.

Each team is established within their market places and have access to a developed portfolio of existing candidates and clients. With a prominent industry track record and high profile inclusion on a number of government frameworks a proportion of business is passed to us directly, however there is a need to conduct extensive business development to continue growing and increasing profits.

This is a great opportunity as your placement will give you experience within a professional services recruitment consultancy. As well as enabling you to meet all your course requirements, working for our Public Sector division will provide a dynamic and exciting start to your career in recruitment

In this busy role you will work alongside and support a team of recruitment consultants within our public sector recruitment division.

Day to day you will be responsible for all stages of the candidate management process, from writing job adverts and attracting candidates to responding to CVs and conducting competency-based interviews.

You will also be relied on to maintain a core portfolio of candidates, using your relationship management skills to ensure their needs are constantly met.

This is an excellent opportunity to learn first hand about a fast paced business environment, to sharpen your commerciality and to develop first rate consulting skills.

If you perform well in this role you may be given the opportunity to work for Badenoch & Clark in a permanent position on completion of your studies


We are fully committed to doing all we can to help people maximise their potential and build a satisfying career at Badenoch & Clark. We believe that every individual should be given the opportunity, encouragement and support to have a fulfilling role. Each person should feel that they are not only enjoying their job, but also contributing to the success of the business. Our track record speaks for itself: our training is second to none, the majority of our senior consultants and our management team are 'home grown', and we provide individual coaching and counselling to make sure you feel you are moving forward.

The Future

After spending a successful year at Badenoch & Clark there is the opportunity to come back to us after your graduation be a recruitment consultant. Your training programme when you arrive will be tailored to teaching you the additional skills required to make a good transition into a fee earning sales role.

Case Study

Hannah Sadler

BA (Hons) Business Studies with Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Nottingham Trent University, 2007 student placement,

Media Recruitment Division

The sandwich year I opted for on my course meant that I had to complete a years' placement within a business environment, and then base my final year dissertation on the experience. My work placement at Badenoch & Clark

emphasised what I'd already learnt in my course and brought the theories I'd studied to life. Working with large multinational companies gave me a great insight into how they operate and how they're structured. The role exceeded my expectations. I didn't think I'd achieve so much in my sandwich year. I was trusted with lots more responsibility and autonomy than I first imagined. I never expected to find myself interviewing candidates, but found it really enjoyable!

I'd describe the culture at Badenoch & Clark as fun but hard working. It's an excellent working environment to learn in. I fitted in quickly and really felt part of my team. I always felt supported and had weekly catch-ups with my manager, with plenty of chance to discuss my development needs and any issues. I've now chosen to pursue a career in recruitment; my time at Badenoch & Clark was invaluable as an insight into the industry. I've stayed in regular contact since and my manager has continued to support me with the writing of my dissertation this year, which I really appreciate.

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