Work Placement Employer Liaison Officer
This post is based across both the Huddersfield and Dewsbury centres of Kirklees College:
Full-time Post – 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year
Salary: £20,417-22,299 & £15,448 - £16,855
Part-time/Term time Post – 30 hours per week, 41 weeks per year
Salary: £15,448 - £16,855
Please show clearly on your application form which post you are applying for.
Kirklees College is a large successful FE college, currently Ofsted graded as Good. Operating across Kirklees with centres based in Huddersfield and Dewsbury.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within a modern building, with excellent on site facilities, such as a fully equipped gym, hair & beauty salons and fine dining restaurant.
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and organised Work Placement Officer who has experience of achieving challenging targets. You will be required to contact employers to secure work placement opportunities for College learners. You will carry out Health & Safety checks, work with the learner to ensure the placements are suitable and will provide a meaningful experience.
Duties also include attending internal and external careers events and completing employer visits. You will need excellent communication skills and a drive to achieve targets. A clean driving licence with own transport and experience in an educational or training environment is desirable.
In return we offer an excellent benefits package which, for this post, includes an enviable 30 day annual leave entitlement in addition to statutory and bank holidays, an excellent pension scheme (West Yorkshire Pension Fund), family friendly policies and opportunities for training and development.
The qualifications deemed essential for the post are a minimum of a Level 2 qualification in literacy and numeracy (e.g. GCSE English and Maths at grade A*-C). The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is also essential for the post.
As a learning organisation and as part of our commitment to your continued professional development we may require you to complete an apprenticeship standard or framework that relates to this opportunity.
If you have supplied an e-mail address, should you be shortlisted for interview, we will contact you via your e-mail address. Please ensure that you check your 'Spam' or 'Junk' mailboxes, as sometimes emails can be diverted to these folders.
Kirklees College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As a College we are committed to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community.