Employment and Skills Officer - £31,963 - £35,961
This is your opportunity to be at the heart of this exciting work readiness initiative, developing and delivering projects which will transform the lives of WAES learners. Reporting to the Assistant Principal of Education and Training, your role is to ensure that learners benefit from choosing to study here and ensure that residents have the skills and experience that employers want, creating and managing preferential pathways to work; in essence future-proofing Westminster’s city for all - global city status.
You will: Lead the development of the Employment and Skills strategy, which will involve the coordination of cross-college employability activities to progress our learners into meaningful and sustained employment Work with internal and external partners to coordinate work placement opportunities for learners on traineeships and other vocational related programmes. Lead our Employment Provider Forum which will seek to establish, maintain and improve linkages between providers, residents and the borough in order to secure meaningful and sustainable employment outcomes for our learners. Develop strong and appropriate links with employers and providers and aim to maximise benefits for local residents from their provision – this would include initiating data sharing agreements, collecting and collating data from providers to link to our internal data analysis processes.
The successful candidate will be highly experienced in implementing and operating the provision of employment skills training, and will have the appropriate level of strategic and policy understanding, as well as strong negotiation skills.
Closing Date: 5pm – Wednesday 29 November 2017
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 5 December
To apply you can use the TES Application Form, but you must ensure that you also submit the WAES Equal Opportunities Form with your application.
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