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Coventry University is a diverse and exciting place to work and we share the enthusiasm of our staff and students to be the best at whatever they choose to do. As one of the City’s biggest employers, we offer some impressive benefits for our staff and are committed to delivering the very best opportunities. We have a comprehensive training, personal and professional development programme that provides our employees with the skills to enhance their performance in the workplace and grow in their careers. There are pension schemes, a generous holiday allowance and flexible working opportunities as well as lifestyle benefits including childcare vouchers, discounted membership to the £4 million sports and recreation centre and schemes such as Cycle to Work and the CU Car Share initiative.

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thefutureworks was founded in 2005 by the Coventry University Group and was initially established to recruit and manage staff for various departments and faculties across the University, later expanding with an External Division, to provide professional recruitment support to companies across Coventry, Warwickshire and the West Midlands.

We support recruitment across a range of sectors for Permanent, Temporary and Interim/Fixed Term Contract roles. thefutureworks has a highly experienced and professional recruitment team with recruitment careers spanning three decades, who understand the local market. This expertise is paramount in delivering a professional recruitment service that supports clients and candidates to make strong appointments and provided with relevant knowledge and information to make informed decisions and choices.

Our client companies have chosen to work with us as an alternative to ‘high street’ agencies, as they recognise thefutureworks being part of the Coventry University Group bringing a high level of responsibility for the Group’s reputation and credibility, our social and economic responsibility, and as having a wider scope of candidates than a standard agency to include graduates and students, as well as professionally experienced individuals. Working with the thefutureworks supports in contributing to the local economy and community through our profits being reinvested completely within the activities and development of the Coventry University Group, one of the leading employers in the West Midlands.

Internally, we support the Coventry University Group with roles across all commercial support functions i.e. temporary support during the permanent recruitment process, secondments, project support, sickness/maternity cover and general busy peak periods requiring additional resource. In addition we provide students with work opportunities, enabling them to earn a part-time income whilst studying and gaining valuable work experience ready for the world of employment after their studies.

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