Leeds City College

Work Experience Co-ordinator

4 days left

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
LC4 Commencing at £19,457 with progression to £21,195 PA
Posted
14 Sep 2020
Closes
22 Sep 2020
Ref
LCC2395
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Leeds City College is part of the Luminate Education Group, and one of the UK’s largest FE establishments with around 1484 employees and over 22,560 students. We offer a curriculum as diverse as our students within a vibrant and multicultural learning environment. Our goal is to deliver excellent and innovative education which supports and inspires every student to achieve their ambitions. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join Leeds City College’s Careers, Work Experience & Progression team as a Work Experience Coordinator to work as part of a team to source and co-ordinate work experience placements, and other work experience activities, for students at Leeds City College and for Year 10 students at White Rose Academies Trust schools.

This will include liaising with employers to source placements, working in partnership with curriculum staff to ensure placements meet requirements, delivering information sessions to students and answering student queries regarding work experience. You will also carry out health and safety checks with employers so will need to either hold, or be willing to work towards, an IOSH qualification.

The post holder needs to be able to develop effective relationships with employers, colleagues and students, work to targets in a fast paced environment, and have excellent IT and administrative skills.

Please use the person specification (on the job description under "Documents Available") to complete your supporting statement.

At Leeds City College, our values put students first and are at the heart of everything we do. We strive to be an outstanding and market-led further education college that delivers excellence. To achieve this, our vision, mission, and values, guide us as we continue to improve upon and expand our offering.You can read more about them here: https://www.leedscitycollege.ac.uk/the-college/about/vision-mission-values/

Employees of Leeds City College enjoy a wide range of benefits. To find out more about what we offer download the 'Staff Benefits' document attached. 

Leeds City College is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, and the Safeguarding of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect  all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) check, and other mandatory pre-employment checks which may also include checking social media profiles.

Please Note: All successful applicants who have lived or worked overseas for three months or more in the the past five years will be required to undertake an overseas check as part of the pre-employment checks.

More information on overseas checks can be found on the Government website: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/criminal-records-checks-for-overseas-applicants 

All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory checks.

We positively welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community.

To apply for this role, please follow the link.