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Resourcing Manager

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Job Introduction

Here at Sodexo Healthcare we have an exciting brand-new opportunity for an experienced and innovative Resourcing Manager to join our team at Royal Stoke University Hospital. This is a key and crucial role as part of our management team where you can really make a difference and thrive in this unique opportunity. We are looking for someone with a recruitment background and experience of leading a team. This is an exceptional opportunity for you to showcase your expertise in this field; your passion, drive and commitment to resourcing service delivery. If you would like to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression, this could be perfect for you!

Your focus will be the effective management of our temporary workforce, to ensure Sodexo offers a continuous and consistent service delivery within all elements of operational delivery. You will ensure recruitment and compliance checks are managed in a timely manner and in line with HR policy and procedures whilst working in partnership with all service managers to identify their recruitment needs

Sodexo Healthcare is a leading provider of services to the NHS and private healthcare organisations in England. We provide quality of life services that improve patient and staff experience, raise standards and deliver financial benefits to our clients. We help to enhance the patient environment (including patient dining, cleaning/housekeeping, retail services), provide clinical support (equipment sterilisation) and manage technical estates teams (estates management, asset management, land maintenance and energy management).

Role Responsibility

  • Responsible for the accurate and efficient use of Resource Planning across all services, working with operational teams to achieve business objectives.
  • Creating a strategy to drive efficiencies and make improvements to the way our workforce management system is used.
  • Ensure that systems are maintained to account for changes i.e. starters, leavers changes to rotas etc,
  • Establish excellent working relationships with all key stakeholders with Sodexo across all service lines and support functions
  • Provide updates and information to the wider management team on temporary workforce volumes, planned and unplanned absence and progress of the recruitment process.
  • Responsible for the day to day management of the recruitment process and it’s people to deliver the needs of the service.
  • Work on the strategy to attract new candidates and the process of on boarding to site, working with Senior Managers to ensure efficiency of the process.
  • Provide accurate and sufficient levels of temporary labour based on cross-site service requirements for operational delivery, working with key suppliers to ensure an efficient process is maintained.
  • Act as a single point of contact and SME for the management of a site wide pool of bank/casual workers to support with absence management and contract variations.
  • Contribute to discussions with the management team with regards to sharing ideas and best practise that will improve site performance and effective management of labour costs.
  • Ensure two-way communication between all levels of staff within the department, including management, new starters and key stakeholders.
  • Accountability for escalating potential risks identified as appropriate. These risks maybe operational, related to knowledge and people, financial, compliance or risks to company reputation.
  • Adopting a flexible and team working approach and to perform your duties and being prepared to be involved with Projects or other ad-hoc work as and when it arises.

The Ideal Candidate


  • Excellent time management and organisational skills to deliver effective service in a demanding environment, with the ability to work within tight deadlines
  • Proficient IT user – specifically with Microsoft Office applications to enable, reviewing, analysing and manipulating data electronically
  • A confident and adept communicator, with the ability to operate effectively at all levels
  • Pro-active approach to compliance with a can do attitude
  • Previous supervisory/management experience required


  • Worked in a fast-paced recruitment environment.
  • Knowledge of employment law/European Work Time Directive
  • Knowledge of time management systems i.e. KRONOS,
  • Knowledge of service provision within a hospital/services environment.

Package Description

£25.900pa - £28.700pa + excellent benefits

Royal Stoke University Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4


Work Pattern - Monday to Friday 40hrs pw. 8am - 4.30pm

We also offer Sodexo Discounts site promoting discounted mobile phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and days out, where you and your family can save money on everything from your weekly food shop to the latest cinema blockbuster and much more!

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs around 30,000 people, and partners with clients in many sectors across business and industry; schools and universities; sports and leisure; energy and resources; government and agencies; healthcare; justice and defence.

Sodexo’s connected; people-centric approach brings together a diverse range of expertise. The breadth of services it offers ranges from food and hospitality; cleaning; reception; concierge (Circles); security; property management and technical services through to data driven workplace strategy and design (Wx); employee engagement and recognition services (Sodexo Engage) and personal home services through Prestige Nursing + Care and the Good Care Group.  

Vital Spaces is Sodexo’s value proposition that puts people at the heart of everything we do, bringing together services and solutions and focusing on the productivity and wellbeing of people wherever they are.

Sodexo is committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations. 

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.


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