Work Placement Officer

Harlow College, Harlow

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Job Ref No. ECC0-85S Position Type: Administration Pay Range: Starting Salary £21,575.00 per annum
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Full-time/Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 24/09/2019 Midnight Date of Interviews: tbc  

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Work Placement Officer

Starting Salary £21,575.00 per annum (Full time)

Located in Harlow

Full Time and Part Time hours available.


About the team

The Student Talent and Recruitment (STAR) Agency is responsible for building industry contacts, securing beneficial and safe work placements for existing and future students and helping them with employability skills and CV development.

About the role

The successful Work Placement Officer will work throughout all parts of the learner journey, including:

· Advising on pathways to employment

· Supporting work readiness through engagement with employers and curriculum teams

· Sourcing work placements

· Representing the College at external and internal events, facilitating workshops, career fairs and other promotional activities within college, schools and local community

What we are looking for

· Ability to work to tight deadlines in achieving targets

· A proven track record of successfully engaging and developing relationships with employers

· Safeguarding Level 2 qualification or willingness to work towards it

· Substantial experience of working in a client centred environment

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

What we can offer

The successful candidate can expect the College to fund any training required for the role, investment in their professional development, opportunities to further their career as well as an excellent benefits package including 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

To apply

Please visit to download an application pack.

Closing date for applications is24th September 2019

This college is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Agata Donald
Velizy Avenue, Harlow
Essex, CM20 3EZ
Telephone: 01279 868033