Work Experience Officer x2
At Capital City College Group (CCCG) we are dedicated to transforming lives through exceptional education and training. Our focus is providing our learners with the skills to be successful in their futures, whether that is continuing in education through higher education, or an apprenticeship, or supporting them into a higher-level job.
About the role:
City and Islington College, Angel Campus, are looking for an outstanding Work Placement Officer with a proven ability in supporting young people.
As a Work Experience Officer you will source and secure work experience placements for full-time learners. You will engage with employers, curriculum areas and full-time learners, to ensure that the preparation, delivery and evaluation of work placements are meaningful, relevant and sustained to a high quality and ensure that learners are well prepared.
We are always looking for ways to improve the Work Experience provision, ensuring it is relevant and student-focused. Developing student employability skills is a key aspect of the role and we have established a high-quality support programme for those seeking alternatives to university.
You will have a Level 3 qualification or equivalent, at least two years’ experience in a similar working environment and a track record of securing work experience placements.
Experience of working with external agencies in relation to identifying vacancies and matching these with suitable candidates. You will have experience of working with young people.
We are the largest FE college group in London. Our colleges include City and Islington College, Westminster Kingsway College, and The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London. We are committed to success through equality and diversity.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the CCCG team who are passionate and dedicated to providing our students with the best possible teaching and training to fulfil the futures best suited to them. We recognise how hard our people work towards ensuring our students are supported throughout all areas of their college experience, and thus we provide an excellent set of employee benefits.
Our employees benefit from:
- 30 days holiday, in addition to bank holidays, and time off between Christmas and New Year
- We offer our employees access to LifeWorks, a discount portal providing our people with support and resources for their lives and wellbeing.
About City and Islington College:
City and Islington College has 5 specialist centres across London, located in Angel, Holloway Road and Finsbury Park, offering an extensive range of academic and vocational courses for all ages.
Our Sixth Form centre located on our Angel Campus offers over 30 A Level subjects to our students, one of the largest choices in the UK, providing high level academic study for around 1,800 students wishing to progress to university.
At CCCG we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in all our activities for everyone who learns and works here. We respect and value differences and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We create a safe and trusting professional environment where people are treated well and equally.
We are committed to safeguarding and protection of young people and adults and follow Safer Recruitment processes. All successful candidates will need to complete a DBS check, with some roles requiring an Enhanced check.
Our values Respect, Aspiration, Collaboration and Opportunity are the key ideas and principles that people within our organisation and our partners believe are important. They sum Our Purpose: why we do what we do, and Our Approach: how we go about our work.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy if we receive sufficient application for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.
For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.