Trainee Recruitment Consultant

Up to £25,000 basic plus commission, bonuses and benefits


We are currently searching for a Trainee Scientific Recruitment Consultant to join the us at Network Scientific. No experience required as full training will be provided.

Key Information

  • Yorkshire and Humber
  • 07740 973425
  • Full-time, Permanent
  • 26-02-2024
  • Up to £25,000 basic plus commission, bonuses and benefits

Job Description


We are looking for an individual with a passion for science, who is ready to take the first step in their recruitment career. We welcome all scientists or science graduates, looking to move away from the laboratory as well as sales experienced professionals looking to move into a highly rewarding market.

Job details:

Recruitment activities in scientific industries and technical fields, including; Biotechnology, MedTech, Diagnostics, Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices, Laboratory Supplies.

No prior recruitment experience is necessary as full training will be provided!!

What the job involves:

  • Identifying candidates for jobs using our in-house database, job-boards, social media platforms, attending industry events and networks
  • Generating new business opportunities to build client portfolio using various means; marketing, social media, networking events
  • Screening and interviewing candidates to knowledgably assess their suitability for specific jobs and companies
  • Arranging and managing interviews, handling job offers and package negotiations

Who you are:

The successful individual will ideally have a scientific degree and/or previous laboratory experience however, applications from any driven, passionate individuals will be accepted!

Previous sales experience and knowledge/understanding of the recruitment process will provide a distinct advantage but is not essential as full training will be given.

What else you need:

Business culture is extremely important to us at Network Scientific, so we’re also looking for someone with:

  • Personality
  • Confidence
  • Resilience
  • Sense of humour

To be considered...

Company Details

Network Scientific is a multi-award-winning recruitment agency committed to offering knowledgeable, ethical recruitment services across the Scientific, Medical Device and other technical sectors

We have been operating in the industry for almost 13 years and have grown to become a trusted partner to many innovative businesses. We work with businesses ranging from small start-ups to global blue-chip organisations.

Our business culture, mission and values are at the core of what we do. So when we are searching for a number of exceptional individuals to join our team, we look hard to find those that match our ethos, to join our team and become part of our success story.

If you are scientifically minded, ambitious, and looking for a challenging but rewarding career, we definitely want to hear from you.


Our offices are based in the heart of beautiful Harrogate town centre, with good accessibility by public transport from York, Leeds, Bradford and surrounding areas. After training, all employees have the option to request more permanent hybrid working arrangements.

Employee Benefits

  • Friendly, inclusive working environment built on a culture of trust
  • Excellent salary, commission, bonus, and incentives
  • Duvet days
  • Holidays increasing to 35 days in line with length of service
  • Private health care
  • Pension
  • Flexible working hours
  • Continuous training and development investments
  • Regular team-building events
  • Regular achievement awards and celebrations
  • Additional 4 weeks holiday to be taken during your 10th year with us!

Why should you apply?

Scientific recruitment is a highly rewarding and lucrative career choice as the industry is doing incredibly well.

You will get to speak to companies and individuals at the forefront of innovation in healthcare, medicine, science and technology. We can guarantee that no two working days will be the same.

We can provide an opportunity for you to become a well-known and respected leader in your chosen field.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,000.00-£25,000.00 per year


  • Additional leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Flexitime
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Work from home


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