Work Placement Officer

Sandwell CollegeSandwell

Location: Central Campus, Sandwell, West Bromwich

Working Hours: 37

Salary: £20,449 - £23,690

Sandwell College is a fantastic leading organisation. We are a large, successful, richly diverse and growing college based on the outskirts of Birmingham. We have achieved significant success over recent years and we have further, big ambitions for the future with over 6,000 students currently studying with us.

We offer excellent rewards and benefits including:

  • Excellent annual leave of 35 days plus bank holiday allowance
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • A variety of health and wellbeing programmes
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Progressive career development and training with regular ‘Appreciation Days’

As the ‘Further Education College of the year 2019’, we are currently looking for a number of driven and compassionate Placement Officers to join a range of our curriculum departments to help support the next exciting phase of our development.

These exciting posts will source high quality placements for our learners in settings that will support their learning and progression.

You will act as the key linkage between tutors, parents, employers and learners to ensure the suitability of the placement, and to oversee its successful completion

To be considered for these opportunities, you will hold an English and Maths GCSE or equivalent. You’ll also have experience of building and maintaining effective working relationships with employers and have the ability to influence. You will be an excellent communicator and work well independently.

We are particularly interested in those with some experience and/or understanding of the following sectors;

  • Health & Sciences, Construction, Education & Childcare, Digital and Business & Professional Services.

To view the full job description, please click see the attached document or for further information, please contact the HR Department: HR@sandwell.ac.uk

Closing date is the 15th September 2021. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the advertised date.

Interviews: First stage interviews will take place in late September 2021.

Sandwell College is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications form all.

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