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Employer Engagement Officer

New College Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 1AH
New College Swindon
Full Time
£21,405 - £22,215 pa FTE
27th September 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
13th October 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1273503

Employer Engagement Officer

Salary: £21,405 - £22,215 pa FTE

Actual Salary: £11,317 - £11,733 pa

Hours: 21 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Contract Details: Permanent, Part-Time

Start Date: As soon as possible

About us:

New College Swindon has gone through an exciting time of change since the merger with Swindon College to become one College. Also, following the successful £20M bid, the new Institute of Technology, opened in September 2022, which is an inclusive centre for technical qualifications, higher apprenticeships and training for key technical roles. These exciting developments will extend the career opportunities for both our students and staff. It’s a really great time to be joining us!

What we can offer you:

When you join us, you will have access to ongoing support, training and development opportunities to further enhance your experience and skill set through our extensive CPD programme. You will have access to facilities and resources across the two campuses along with an extended support network of colleagues from a wide range of disciplines and industry backgrounds.

We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this; we believe you should be rewarded. As a valued member of our team, in addition to a wide range of development opportunities, you will have access to a number of great benefits some of are listed below:

• Sodexo Retail Discount Scheme

• Excellent Pension scheme

• Generous Holiday Allowance

• Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme

• Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service

Therefore, if you are looking for exciting career opportunities and to work in an expanding, dynamic and successful College, who values their staff, you have come to the right place.

About the role:

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual who has a passion for helping learners improve their employability skills. You will play a valuable part in maximising opportunities for learners to meet and work with local employers. You will build and develop a sustainable working relationships with employers and support our learners in finding work experience and during their placement.

In this role, you will:

• Engage with employers on behalf of a Faculty Team, maintaining a network of relevant employer contacts to support industry placements, study programmes, events and activities for that team.

• Co-ordinate and monitor a caseload of industry placements and work experience in support of Faculty teams.

• Support the Employability & Community Learning Manager, colleagues, external agencies and employers to develop and boost cross-college industry placement, work experience and employability initiatives

Qualifications and experience required:

• Minimum Level 2 in Maths and English (or equivalent)

• Up to date working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook

• A proven track-record of engaging and maintaining relationships with employers or external organisations in a similar or relevant context

• High level of interpersonal skills with an effective, professional and flexible style to ensure credibility with all level of staff and external stakeholders

For further information, please refer to the job description.

How to apply:

For a full list of our current opportunities go to our Career Page and click apply! If you know of friends or family who would be interested in coming to work for us please feel free to share with them and if you need more information please contact our HR team. We look forward to hearing from you!

New College Swindon is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview and by agreement.

Please note an enhanced DBS to the satisfaction of New College, will be required for this role.

On appointment, you will be placed at the salary point aligned to a number of factors, which include, but are not limited to, qualifications, previous relevant experience, current salary and market forces.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the published closing date if sufficient applications are received. If you are interested in this vacancy, please do apply as soon as possible.

Closing Date: 12 October 2022


Safeguarding Statement:

New College Swindon 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. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview and by agreement. 
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