Placement Officer – Full Time Programmes
Training 2000 is an ‘Amazing Place with Amazing People’. We are part of the UCLan group and one of the largest Group Training Associations in England, with over 50 years’ experience of delivering high quality training programmes to industry and individuals.
An important vacancy has arisen in the Study Programme department for a Placement Officer. This will be a permanent, full time position based in Blackburn .
About the role:
In this role you will be expected to broker and manage work placements for the students engaged on full and part time programmes to ensure that they receive significant and valuable work experience and placement opportunities. Whilst working to an end goal of them securing an apprenticeship or job opportunity.
For the post, proven experience of working in a sales/recruitment or employer engagement environment is essential. A strong experience of working with young people from different backgrounds would be an advantage and strong experience of Information, Advice and Guidance and partnership working is critical for this role.
You will be highly organised, self-motivated and will be a good communicator as well as having excellent listening skills, strong administration skills and influencing skills. You will also have a proven track record of achieving contractual targets and Key Performance Indicators.
The successful candidate will have a good understanding of the recruitment and selection processes and be committed to progressing young people to their desired outcomes in line with the department’s objectives. The aim will be to progress people from placement into employment.
You need to be committed, passionate and driven to deliver the company’s objective of an Amazing place with Amazing people!
- 27 days holiday per year + 8 public/bank holidays
- Free onsite parking
- Company pension scheme (subject to qualifying periods)
- Free Life Insurance (subject to qualifying periods)
- Childcare vouchers
Terms and Conditions:
The successful candidate will work 37.5 hours per week, 8.00am to 4.45pm Monday to Thursday and 8.00am to 12.30pm on Fridays with 30 minutes unpaid lunch break Monday to Thursday.
Appointments are subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS; formally the CRB), or a check via the Update Service on a relevant enhanced disclosure. Further information can be obtained from www.gov.co.uk.
How to apply:
Please contact Sheena Umpleby – Human Resources Assistant for an application pack on 01254 54659 or email [email protected]
Closing date for applications: 31st August 2018.
If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of your application, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion
Committed to Equality of Opportunity
Training 2000 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and expects all staff, sub-contractors, visitors, employers and other learners to share this commitment