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Work Placement Development Officer (two posts available) – Full Time Fixed Term until July 2022 - based at Preston

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About the role

Would you like to be part of a team that helps shape a great learning experience for employers and our students?

Do you have the ability to work as part of a team, communicating effectively in this people-centred role?

Could you work in a flexible proactive manner to carry out project activities and duties as necessary?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

Apply today to join our STELa Project, Work Placements, T Level Project, Careers Team team as a Work Placement Project Development Officer (two posts available).

This is a varied and exciting role with no two days the same!

As a Work Placement Development Officer, your specific responsibility will be work placement activity for projects for the Supporting Technical Education in Lancashire project. This post provides a key employer contact to determine the employer’s business needs and make employers aware of what the project encompasses.

You will be required to communicate effectively as you work with employers to develop and create further employer engagement opportunities in all aspects of CEIAG. For example, extended industry placements, work taster weeks, to help facilitate further work placements for technical education students.

This role is also to support employers with any aspect of training they feel needs to be considered to help them support technical education students, to benefit their industry further. This role will also be involved in health, safety and wellbeing visits.

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. 

Still want more reasons? Visit our website https://bit.ly/CareersAtMyerscough for the full list of excellent benefits our college offers.

Key Information

There are two posts available for this role. 

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 LGBTQIA 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.

37 hours per week, Fixed Term to 31 July 2022
STELa Project, Work Placements, T Level Project, Careers Team
Myerscough College (Preston)
£19,337 to £23,317 pro rota per annum relating to qualifications and experience
Reference No
Closing Date
Thursday 19 May 2022
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