Work Placement Officer

£20765 - £22828 per annum
07 Jun 2019
21 Jun 2019
Jay Smith
Contract Type
Full Time
Work Placement Officer  
£20,765 - £22,828 per annum

Blackpool Sixth is an outstanding college specialising in 16-19 education, we have an exciting opportunity for a Work Placement Officer to join our team. This fixed term position is well suited to you if you can combine great communication skills with a practical hands-on approach. This post is fixed term until December 2019 with a possibility of extension.

Based in Learning Resources and Careers you will work closely with others in the department to establish and build excellent working relationships with a wide range of businesses and voluntary organisations and you’ll identify and develop new placement opportunities. So this is your chance to make a real difference to young people as you support them to achieve their goals.

A day in Learning Resources and Careers could see you:
  • liaising with teaching staff and students and matching students to suitable placements
  • liaising and networking with businesses to build ongoing working relations and ensuring quality placements
  • managing administration and risk assessing workplaces

Do you have experience of dealing with both young people and senior level personnel in business? Do you have the tenacity and determination to achieve challenging targets? Do you have strong communication, influencing and organisational skills? If you have answered yes to these questions then click here  to apply now and find out more about the college.  

Closing date: 9am on 19th June 2019
Interviews: 27th June 2019

The health and wellbeing of our staff is important to us, we have recently launched a health and wellbeing group whose mission is to help create a healthy working environment for staff and students through the promotion of a healthy and balanced lifestyle.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of a protected characteristic, or is disadvantaged by any conditions or any related individual requirements. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and all diverse groups. The college provides equality of access, services and care to everyone, regardless of people’s age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression or trans status, race, religion or belief or sexual orientation.

All staff will be carefully selected using recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasise the college’s commitment to safeguarding. All posts, including volunteers, are subject to enhanced DBS clearance. Due to the number of applications we get for each post, we will only be able to contact you should you be shortlisted for interview.  


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