Professional Standards Committee (PSC)

Are you passionate about raising standards in the recruitment industry?


Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity?


The REC is looking for a new Professional Standards Committee member

The REC Professional Standards Committee (PSC) is the body which considers serious breaches of the REC’s Codes of practice. This voluntary committee has the authority to issue reprimands, compliance orders and reviews and expel companies from REC membership. 

Eligible applicants will be:


Running a recruitment agency that is a REC Corporate Member


Working at a senior level within a REC Corporate Member agency


Be a Fellow of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals (IRP) and be practicing in recruitment currently


Experience & Skills Required

  • Sound knowledge of the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations (2003) and good working practice in terms of candidate care, client care and administration of the recruitment process. 
  • Committed to the highest standards of conduct and compliance and should be able to demonstrate your involvement in promoting and implementing best practice in the operation of a recruitment business. 
  • Experience of committee or working group meetings advantageous but not essential. 
As a member of the PSC you will be required to attend quarterly meetings held at the REC office (usually March, June, September and December). This will require spending time outside of meetings reviewing case papers. 

Click here for a list of the competencies that have been identified for this role.

How to apply

Applications should be supported by a full CV and biography demonstrating how you meet the specific requirements for the role. Please submit your application to Angie Nichols at

Closing Date for Applications: Thursday, 7th March 2019

Interviews will be conducted at REC Offices 14th/15th March 2019.

If you would like a discussion before submitting an application, please call us on 020 7009 2100 and ask for Angie Nichols or Clare Flower.

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