Looking to recruit a graduate in the Sheffield City Region? Get support through RISE SCR

If your organisation is one of the many interesting businesses in Sheffield City Region looking for a competitive edge, you’ll love RISE. RISE helps connect the region’s network of innovative and exciting businesses to graduates with energy, enthusiasm and fresh ideas.

RISE is a free graduate recruitment programme to help SMEs based in in the nine regions of the SCR (including Rotherham, Barnsley, Doncaster and Chesterfield) to find the best graduate talent for their business. We’ll write you an advert, advertise your role across the UK and put candidates through a variety of recruitment tasks.

You’ll also have access to including line manager training, interview guidance and toolkits.

There is no cost for to except the graduate’s salary and employers NI, plus you’ll get a £1000 subsidy the first time you use the scheme.

“RISE took the time to understand our requirements and provided excellent candidates and an extremely positive interview experience.”

Rachel Moss, Regional Head of Projects, Today Translations

“At Magtec we have used RISE to recruit several outstanding graduates. The whole process was so simple, from helping understand our skills need to writing the job descriptions in a way that would attract graduates, we got the right mix of candidates through the selection process. We had a great experience and I hope to see RISE continue into the future to help other SMEs too.”
Sinead O’Neill, HR Manager, Magtec:

To be eligible you must be an SME (less than 250 employees) based in the SCR.

The service is jointly funded by the SCR Growth Hub, The University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University. The deadline to sign up to the scheme is 19th June so get in touch with Gabi Binnie ([email protected]) ASAP to discuss advertising a vacancy.

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