Buckinghamshire Traded Services


Buckinghamshire Council has a long and successful history of working with schools and companies to deliver recruitment.

We recognise that today’s employment landscape is challenging, time-consuming and complex. Recruiting and vetting the right people with the right skills is a crucial factor in a company’s success and requires specialist expertise and resources. We offer a range of flexible services, delivered by experts with experience in the public and private sector who have an excellent reputation in local education

We understand that every recruitment requirement is different. Therefore, we adopt a consultative approach which is essential in ensuring that we fully understand your needs.

The Recruiting team at Buckinghamshire Council has extensive experience, gained in education, supply chain and retail management industries.


We provide:

  • Advertising and promoting your vacancy
  • Writing your advert and candidate information pack
  • Expert advice for hard to fill roles
  • Advising on and carry out Psychometric testing
  • Interview skills training
  • Designing interview questions and/or test centre exercises
  • Gathering feedback from candidates who decided not to apply
  • Arranging interviews
  • Liaising with Candidates
  • Taking up and checking References
  • Rejecting Candidates
  • Issuing Conditional Offers
  • Negotiating start details

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Consultancy Service

Most appropriate for Headteacher, Leadership or difficult to fill roles. It is an opportunity to utilise and expert support at any point in the process to help you identify, attract and engage very difficult to find candidates.

Utilising Social Media 

We're proud to have over 11,000 followers across our Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages. These platforms are designed to attract, promote, and share the array of different opportunities and careers Buckinghamshire Council has to offer.

Our team will design your social media campaign to attract potential candidates. We will work with you to see what works, this could include filming your staff to promote the school, taking pictures, regular job posts -all to ensure your school is shown in the best light. 

There are different packages available to suit your budget and we will work with you to develop a campaign suitable to fill any role.


Personality & Skills

The team can provide you with a variety of Psychometric tests which can be used to enhance and support your selection process.

  • Personality tests
  • Numerical reasoning
  • Verbal reasoning
  • Microsoft Office software skills
  • Clerical skills



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