Specialist Nurse Recruiter

Ferham House, Rotherham

Position: Specialist Nurse Recruiter
Location: Rotherham (Hybrid available)
Contract type: Full Time
Rate: Up to £40,000 per annum 

Are you a talented and passionate social care recruitment professional looking for a new challenge? Are you detail orientated and quality driven and want to work in an organisation whose values are: fun, integrity, responsive, success and teamwork? If so, then look no further.

In this role, you will take a pivotal part in ensuring our new nursing homes have enough nursing staff but also finding the right nursing talent to support with both our existing and new homes.

About Exemplar Health Care 

Exemplar Health Care is one of the country’s leading nursing care providers for adults living with complex needs. 

We have 50 care homes across England that support adults living with complex mental health needs, dementia, neuro-disabilities and physical disabilities. 

As well as stable and secure employment opportunities, we offer great benefits and perks, and plenty of opportunities to learn, develop and progress.

About the role 

As a Specialist Nursing Recruiter with Exemplar Health Care, you’ll be responsible for the end-to-end recruitment journey from gathering the job description from the recruiting manager, advertising the role through our job boards and partnering jobs sites/social media, screening and arranging interviews for candidates with the relevant stakeholders 

No two days will ever be the same, but your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • You will work closely with the relevant hiring managers, mainly home managers or regional directors and be able to report how many vacancies are being worked on, how many interviews arranged to attended, attended to offer, offer to start.
  • This is a vary varied and fast paced role and you will need to have excellent organisation and communication skills to work within this role and have the ability to communicate with people at all levels.
  • You will utilise our Applicant Tracking system to track your candidate pipeline, record any notes, activities, compliance checks and ensure there is an audit trail of your work so that if you are on leave someone else can pick up and answer any candidate related questions.

Download the job description for a full list of responsibilities. 

About you
Above all, you’re someone who identifies with our values of fun, integrity, responsiveness, success and teamwork.

You’ll also have:

  • Have a minimum of 2 years' experience in the social care/healthcare/nursing recruitment sector - either agency or inhouse.
  • You will be happy to work Monday-Friday 9-5pm in a hybrid role working some of the time in the office in Rotherham.
  • You will be passionate and a team player and most of all demonstrate our Exemplar First values.

What we offer

We offer great rewards and perks including: 

  • excellent supervision, peer support, learning opportunities and career prospects 
  • retail and lifestyle discounts
  • free DBS check
  • electric car salary sacrifice scheme
  • paid NMC membership
  • paid access to the RCNi Learning platform
  • 24/7 counselling and support
  • Blue Light Card eligibility.

How to apply

Sound good? We’d love to hear from you. Click the button to ‘APPLY NOW’. 

For an informal chat about joining us, please contact ateare@exemplarhc.com


Colleague stories

“There are many career opportunities at Exemplar Health Care and the support that I’ve received has been amazing. Everyone at Exemplar Health Care is committed to not only our residents, but each other. I am proud to be part of the Exemplar family.”

Nurse – Exemplar Health Care

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Rewarding your dedication

Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC PIN payment for Nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.


Lifestyle and retail discounts - all colleagues can access great savings and monthly discounts on high street shops, restaurants, pubs and holidays, as well as 2-for-1 cinema tickets.


Employee Assistance Programme - all colleagues can access 24/7 counselling and support through our wellbeing partner, Care First.


Pension plan - after 3 months, you’ll be auto-enrolled into our pension scheme with NOW pensions, where you’ll have up to 5% of your earnings (depending on your salary) put into the pension and we’ll contribute an additional 3%.

DBS check

Paid DBS check - we’ll pay for all new starters to have a DBS check, so you don’t need to cover the cost.


Referral bonus - if you recommend a friend for a care role with us, you’ll both receive £150, and you can refer as many people as you like.


Career development opportunities - there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and progress in your career at Exemplar Health Care, if you wish. Find out more.