Bury College

Work Experience Placement Co-ordinator

Bury College
Bury, Greater Manchester
Scale 4/5 £24,683 - £30,486
08 Mar 2024
04 Apr 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

About This Position

We are now welcoming applications for a Work Experience Placement Co-ordinator to join us on a Permanent basis. As the Workplace Co-ordinator you would co-ordinate work placements and processes for students by liaising with staff, partners and students to ultimately ensure all students receive their study programme entitlement.

Implementing processes and procedures so that opportunities for students to participate in external work experience placements are maximised, you can expect to be arranging work experience for all students in accordance with course specific requirements and liaising with course teams to identify work experience requirements and discuss opportunities. Identifying and visiting organisations to secure quality work experience opportunities is key, you must implement monitoring arrangements for all aspects of student placements and oversee student compliance with DBS completion and Health & Safety procedures.

With the ability to maintain accurate records and complete documentation to a high standard, you will have an understanding of national and local developments in relation to work experience and employability skills and have experience of delivering services to meet targets, outputs, deadlines and quality standards. Experience gained within an education or training environment is desirable, however, you must have excellent communication skills to communicate with employers to match needs and skills.

Due to the nature of the role, candidates must have a full UK driving licence, relevant business insurance and access to their own vehicle.

About Us

Bury College is a Further Education College offering a wide range of courses to over 5,000 full time students and over 5,650 part time students each year.

Dedicated to providing the communities we serve with a broad choice of learning options, Bury College offers a range of A Level courses, vocational programmes, and apprenticeships. In addition to this, we have higher level courses available at Bury College University Centre, as well as courses for adults.

And the benefits of working for us?

  • 28 days annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays and Christmas closure
  • Local Authority Pension Fund
  • Flexible working
  • Family Friendly Policy
  • Special Leave of Absence
  • Paid leave for religious festivals
  • Sabbaticals
  • Comprehensive induction and on-going training
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Occupational Health Service
  • Onsite gym
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Onsite nursery
  • Free onsite parking available

NB: Shortlisted candidates may be invited to interview before the closing date

Bury College is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity, celebrating diversity, safeguarding its learners and expects all staff to share these commitments.

We are a friendly, forward-looking college where staff are valued and supported to achieve their potential. You will have access to a free on-site gym, all weather football pitches, on site nursery, generous annual leave entitlement and a cycle to work scheme.

Please note that new guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 requires us to carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This to enable us to identify any incidents or issues which have happened and are publicly available online which we might want to explore at interview. Once shortlisting has taken place, this search will be carried out for all candidates who will attend an interview.

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

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