Supported Internship Work Placement Coordinator

We are looking for a Supported Internship Work Placement Co-ordinator whose role would to be source a range of high quality work placements specifically tailored for students with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

The Placement Co-ordinator will liaise with employers to develop a suitable job role, incorporating the skill-set and the future ambitions of the student. You will:-

  • work with the a number of Job Coaches to develop a task analysis of the intern’s role and provide on-the-job training to support the development of appropriate knowledge, skills and behaviours.
  • identify students’ barriers to employment and assist students to overcome these barriers.
  • work with our Tutors to develop appropriate resources to support the intern to work independently on tasks.

Success will be measured by how many students attain full time or part time work at the end of the programme.

As we continue to develop exceptional services for the future, we need outstanding and committed professionals to join our College.

If you have the passion and the drive to make a real difference, apply today.


When you join our college, our colleagues have access to numerous benefits and facilities:

  • Generous Pension Scheme  
  • Occupational Health Service
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Free car parking
  • On-site Day Nursery
  • On-site hair and beauty salon 

There’s never been a more exciting time to join Oldham College on its journey to becoming  “A Great Place to Learn and Work “. We are a local college with a reputation for dynamism and success and the provision of high level education and training at its heart.     

We embrace and encourage all those who are driven to better themselves, achieve their goals and reach new heights. Excellent resources combined with exceptional tutors and student support means that whatever your ambition, we can help you to achieve it.  

The college is widely-regarded as one of the most improved colleges, based on students’ feedback, qualification achievement results (QAR) and reputation.  Each year approximately 2750 young people choose to continue their studies with us either as a full-time student or as an apprentice, a further 600 choose to undertake a university-level qualification with us and around 1000 adult students.  Overall we have around 5,500 full-time students in the College and 600 at our higher education site, University Campus Oldham (UCO).

For further information on this role and the Person Specification, please refer to the attached Job Description.

Oldham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Any appointments will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and a check of the DfE Barred List

If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable laws, a pre-employment screening could include, employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the role.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation Act 1974. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and vulnerable adults.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.