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At Sumner & Scott a Resourcer’s main responsibilities are to support your colleagues in sourcing and screening candidates to send to clients for their job vacancies.

This means using a range of research techniques to find the best candidates, including using our CV databases, then calling candidates to find out more about them and potentially inviting them in to the office for a face-to-face registration meeting.

The perfect start to your career...

The perfect start to your career...

If you’re looking to take that first step into recruitment then joining as a Resourcer is the perfect start to your career.

We look for all kinds of people, from all sorts of backgrounds, as success is dictated by the unparalleled training and support Sumner & Scott gives, combined with your own drive to deliver results.

We will make sure you’ve got all the knowledge and skills to become to the best Resourcer that you can be!

So, what will I actually be doing?

So, what will I actually be doing?

Typically, you’ll be carrying out these types of duties every day:

  • Source and select candidates
  • Network and advertise to potential candidates
  • Identify skills to match appropriately with vacancies
  • Negotiate contracts and new starter packs
  • Deal with general queries relating to contracts, pay, logistics etc
  • You’ll be liaising with a whole range of people, getting as much information as possible to make the perfect match.
The finer details...

The finer details...

Being a resourcer is usually a Monday to Friday role, 9am – 5.30pm. Although the role is mainly desk-based, you’ll get to meet clients and candidates both on and off site.

Ok, I'm interested... but is it really the job for me?

Ok, I'm interested... but is it really the job for me?

To be a good resourcer, you must:

  • Have good communication skills
  • Be able to gain people’s confidence and put them at ease
  • Be persuasive, persistent and patient
  • Be able to cope with pressure
  • Be flexible and adaptable
  • Have a mature personality
  • Have good organisational and administrative skills
  • Have the ability to prioritise
  • Have good IT skills
  • Be able to work to deadlines


You take the red pill – you join Sumner & Scott, and we show you how deep the rabbit hole goes. Remember: all we’re offering is a great future.
You take the blue pill – the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe.