Business Liaison and Work Placement Coordinator

3 days left

Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
£34,173 leading to £37,336 per annum
23 Jun 2022
03 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

37 hours per week

We are looking for someone to join our outstanding SEND provision, someone who shares our ambitious and innovative ideas for getting our young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND including Autism) into employment through a range of varying activities. Year on year we secure high quality employment outcomes for our young people through engaging a wide range of businesses and employers and working with them to train their staff teams, instil our values of inclusion and fairness and work with learners and employers to find work placements that are well supported and of the highest quality. 

We’d like you to have experience in all or some of the following:

- Liaising and negotiating with businesses/employers in a professional setting. 

- Experience of working with young people with SEND and Autism

- Be an excellent communicator and have some customer service experience. 

In return, you’ll enjoy:

  • Working for an organisation that truly cares about its people   
  • Support and training from a friendly team of colleagues
  • Excellent work/life balance 
  • LGPS Pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday (exc bank holidays), increasing to 30 days after 5 years’ service

If we’ve got your interest, read the job description and person specification and go ahead and apply telling us all about yourself and your experience.

Deadline for applications is midnight on 3rd July 2022  and interviews are being held wc 11th July 2022.

Once you have submitted your online application you will receive an acknowledgement email from  All candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application by email. If you are short-listed, the email will provide you with everything you need to know about the selection process. You are encouraged to check your emails regularly.

Why Gateshead College?

If you’re looking for an opportunity to shape students’ lives and take pride in what they achieve, we’d love to hear from you. We have a workplace culture that sets us apart. We pride ourselves on the very highest standards and look to recruit people to join our team who share our passion for ensuring that our students enjoy a top quality education and the real world skills they need to get on in life. A unique combination we call education with employment edge. We know that a qualification alone isn’t enough to ensure our students are successful, so whether you’re a member of our teaching team or part of our support staff, everyone at Gateshead College has the potential to positively influence our students’ lives. It is this clear purpose that sets us apart from other colleges and makes us such a rewarding and enjoyable place to work.

Please apply online for this position, telling us all about yourself and why you think you’d be perfect for this role.

Gateshead College take all reasonably practicable measures to reduce the risks presented to employees undertaking business-driving duties as part of their role to an acceptable level as required under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999. If you are required to drive as part of your role, it is essential that you provide us with a copy of your Business insurance certificate, and a copy of your driving license and vehicle check.

Gateshead College is committed to Equality and Diversity and Safeguarding the Welfare of Children, Young People and Adults at Risk.

Please apply via the link