Community Outreach Worker - Post No: SS420
- Salary up to £27,941 per annum (Applications for 0.5 will be considered – salary will be pro rata where applicable)
- Job type:
- Part Time, Full Time, Permanent
- Apply by:
- 29 August 2017
We are seeking a Community Outreach Worker to work as a member of the Adult Skills and Community team to promote and recruit to adult provision including Functional Skills / an unemployed offer (Work Ready) / Community Learning / ESOL by identifying new and developing existing relationships in Birmingham and Solihull and wider.
Working with external stakeholders, including Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, Job Centre Plus, schools, the voluntary sector and employers the post holder will be required to develop new links and sustain current partnerships. Primarily to increase student numbers and generate income by successfully engaging with large partner organisations and small community groups.
The ideal candidate will possess experience of successful networking and relationship building and be able and willing to respond to the needs of both external and internal clients. Excellent communication skills and a positive ‘can do’ attitude are essential.
About Solihull College
- Solihull College
- Blossomfield Road, Solihull
- West Midlands
- B91 1SB
- United Kingdom
Solihull College is a modern, responsive and robust organisation and this provides the ideal foundation for us to further develop and excel. We are proud to be a student-focused institution.
As a major provider of both further and higher education in the West Midlands, our aim is simple – to make significant contributions to the local and regional economies and beyond, by providing high quality vocational education and training for individuals, employers and the wider. As such, our provision is designed to be up to date, flexible, accessible and responsive to all our customers’ needs, serving approximately 8,000 students across two main campuses, several satellite centres and on work based programmes. We have state of the art facilities and an excellent learning/working environment, including a sports complex, arts centre and specialist vocational workshops.
We retained our Investors in People status in June 2014 and were accredited with the gold standard.
Solihull College is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. We are committed to Safeguarding and ensuring a safe environment for all students and expect all staff to engage fully with this commitment.
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