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Farriery Placement Officer 0.4 – Based at Preston

My career at Myerscough College – Inspiring Excellence

About the role

Can you help support the next generation of Farriers to achieve excellence?

We want to fuel our learners with enthusiasm and a desire to engage in the Farriery learning journey.

This is where you come in.

In this role of Farriery Placement Officer you will be responsible for the organisation and undertaking of workplace visits to apprentice farriers between their college blocks, both in-person and via Microsoft Teams, as required. You will also use a person-centred approach to work with employers, apprentices and college tutors to develop and  enhance learner progression, which may involve a practical demonstration and reinforcement of theoretical course content.

Why join us?

At Myerscough College and University Centre we have a nationally and internationally recognised Further Education, Higher Education, Adult Education and Apprenticeship provision. The Further Education provision is well established, the Higher Education provision has a well-recognised partnership with UCLan and the apprenticeship provision is operational nationally. We offer a rewarding and enjoyable working environment, where colleagues are inspired to make a positive difference to the educational experience and employability of our students. We are one of the top five largest land-based and sports colleges in the UK.

Visit our website https://bit.ly/CareersAtMyerscough for the full list of excellent benefits our college offers.

Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance. Our recruitment process has been designed to keep students safe and to ensure that we appoint safe and suitable people.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment background and safeguarding checks.

The successful applicant will be responsible for complying with all safeguarding policies and practices, and for ensuring student safety and wellbeing is at the forefront of everything they do.

This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

We are an equal opportunity employer; we want all our candidates to have a fair and equal opportunity to secure employment with us. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups: BAME applicants, disabled applicants, and LGBT+ applicants.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, due to a disability, then please speak with a member of the HR team.

As a disability confident employer, we commit to guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets all of the essential criteria.

14.8 Hours Per Week
Veterinary Nursing and Farriery
Myerscough College (Preston)
£23,318 - £31,536 per annum relating to qualifications and experience, this is the full time equivalent salary based on a 37 hour week. The actual salary will be pro rata.
Reference No
Closing Date
Monday 3 April 2023
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