Experienced Recruitment Consultant, Ilkeston

Monday to Friday, 8am - 5pm

£24,000 - £40,000 inc bonus

Derbyshire, Ilkeston

Above National Minimum Wage, Day shift, Full Time, Monday to Friday, Permanent

Commercial, HR and Recruitment, Industrial

Are you an experienced professional looking for a challenging yet rewarding career?

Have you mastered the art of recruitment and are ready for your next adventure?

If you answered YES – to either of these questions, keep reading!

Due to recent promotions, our Ilkeston branch is seeking an enthusiastic and driven recruitment consultant with proven experience to join our friendly team.

If you already have a solid foundation in recruitment, backed by a track record of success, we’d love to hear from you.


What’s in it for me?

  • Competitive and uncapped bonus schemes available from day one – we have 5 schemes available!
  • Regular social and company events
  • Become an employee owner after 12 months
  • An extra day of holiday for your birthday
  • Dress down Friday’s
  • Unrivalled training through our own Essential Academy
  • Your own laptop with dual screen docking station
  • Assistance from marketing, payroll and compliance teams
  • The chance to join an Employee Council or Social Committee

Just to name a few things!


You know that no two days in recruitment are the same, but you can expect to be… 

  • Screening candidates
  • Interviewing candidates
  • Utilising social media to advertise roles
  • Liaising with clients and building successful working relationships, along with providing excellent customer service
  • Growing our existing client base, by upselling, and business development to other local companies
  • Completing regular review meetings with clients along with onsite
  • Completing check-ins where required
  • Taking our on-call service on a rota basis


Hours: 8am-5pm Monday to Friday, however due to the nature of recruitment, some flexibility is required! You will also be taking our on-call phone home with you on a rota basis.


  • £24,000 – £30,000 per year (Negotiable on Experience)
  • In addition to salary, currently our consultants are earning between £5,000 – £10,000 per year in bonus – however this is uncapped, so what you earn is up to you!



  • Some experience in recruitment – if you do not have this, but are interested in learning, we can offer this role as a trainee position, so please still get in touch!
  • A driving license / your own vehicle


To apply please either:

Email your CV to lauren.dolby@essentialrecruitment.co.uk or call Lauren on 01773 513310 between the hours of 8am – 5pm Mon to Fri.

If you have not heard from us within 72 hours please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, however we will put your details onto our database for any future vacancies



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