Nottingham College

Work Placement Officer x4

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£21,514.00 - £24,080.00 per annum
16 Aug 2019
28 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

1x permanent & 3x Fixed Term until 31/07/2020

Location: Maid Marian Way as base site with expectations to visit other Nottingham College sites

If you are passionate about shaping the lives of young people, this role is for you!

Nottingham College is one of the largest further education colleges in the country, creating opportunities for employment and progression to higher education for the people of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire; raising their prosperity and that of the local economy.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to join the rapidly expanding Work Experience Team at Nottingham College. This is a fundamental role that supports our students, helping them to gain crucial work experience and begin their first steps in to their career.  During work placements our students gain fundamental employability and self-management skills along with building on their confidence.

This role is employer focused, involving building strong working relationships with local companies and selling the benefits of supporting a young person on work experience.  We are looking for a tenacious self-starter, who is dedicated to helping shape the future careers of our students at Nottingham College.  

As well as account management there is a cross-college responsibility to work with a counterpart on the learner support side to source the appropriate student for the placements that this role generates. This role has a high level of autonomy and therefore self-management, organisation, reliability and professionalism are key at all times. Strong IT skills are required with a working knowledge of the full Microsoft office suite. Experience within this sector or a sales/account management background is not essential but would be beneficial.

The post will be shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria at application stage from the person specification. Please ensure that you have a look at this specification attached to the Role Profile and complete your application directly from this, as these specifications are an integral part of the selection process.

For further details on this post which the job description and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Tom Walker on 0115 8842 240 or email   

The closing date is Wednesday 28th August 2019 

Interviews/assessments are planned for Wednesday 4th September 2019

Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

Please be aware that this job is offered on Nottingham College terms and conditions of employment. 

Please apply via the link.

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