Staff Recruitment and Compliance Manager

We are looking for an experienced Staff Recruitment and Compliance professional to join our team in Sheffield, where your leadership skills will help to recruit over 1000 people per year. This in turn will assist in our mission of getting children active, having fun and learning together.

To work with us you’ll need to have:

A passion for getting children active, having fun and learning together
Strong operational and recruitment experience
An ability to lead a team strategically and re-actively
A working knowledge of safeguarding and compliance
The ability to manage a diverse range of concurrent projects and budgets
In return, you’ll get to work with a young, energetic team at dedicated offices in a beautiful part of Sheffield. You’ll also get to impact the lives of children in the UK and further afield as the staff recruited will impact thousands of individuals, families and organisations.

You’ll use your experience to inspire your team, motivate people to work for us and service partner organisations so they receive the very best quality of staff.

100,000+ children experience our programmes in the UK, on European resorts, on cruise ships around the world and through our development work. Join us as we impact the lives of these children, provide amazing job opportunities and lead the UK activity sector.

Key Responsibilities


At least 2 years team management or supervision experience
Mentoring or coaching experience
Ability to problem-solve
Willingness to take decisions
High level of written and verbal communication
Working knowledge of safeguarding
Experience of working with budgets
Fully supportive of the mission and values of the Kings Foundation


At least 2 years recruitment experience, preferably within an education or sports provision setting
Understanding of activity-camp and travel sectors
Conditions of Work

Based at Sheffield Head Office and with some UK travel
Office hours: 37.5 hours Mon-Fri within 8am-6pm
Report directly to Chief Executive Officer
Part of the Kings Foundation Management Team and Safeguarding Team
Salary rate between £36k – £40k, plus generous benefits package

Please email your CV and summary of why you would be great for this role to:

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Safer recruitment is central to the way we work, and all staff and volunteers are expected to share our commitment to safeguarding, always creating an environment where young people feel safe and can thrive.