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Work Placement Officer

Capital City College Group
Full Time
Up to £31442 per annum
17th January 2023
Start Date
To be confirmed
12th February 2023 12:05 AM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1300850

This is a cross-college role

About the role:
City and Islington College, Camden Road Campus, are looking for an outstanding Work Placement Oficer with a proven ability in supporting young people.

The purpose of this role is to effectively 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.

About you:
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.

About City and Islington College:
City and Islington College is the first choice Further Education College for thousands of young people and adults across London. It achieves excellent academic results year on year for its students and creates pathways to careers for people of all ages.

Closing Date: 12th February 2023
Interview Date: W/C 20th February 2023

We are committed to the 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. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working for us; this will depend on the circumstances of any offences. 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.

Safeguarding Statement:

WKCIC is committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Equality & Diversity: We value the diversity of our staff and learners who come from different cultural, religious and ethnic backgrounds. This diversity is the source of our strength as our differences enable us to be innovative and creative in the way we work. Through our curriculum and employment policies, procedures and practices, we embrace equality and successfully celebrate the diversity of our staff and learners, who are encouraged and supported to share different aspects of their identity. We are proud to display the 'two ticks' symbol, to be a Stonewall Diversity Champion, and members of the Network for Black Professionals, and the Women’s Leadership Network. Our aim is to recruit the best staff possible and to deliver first class teaching to our learners. We are one of the few Colleges to employ an Equality & Diversity Manager whose goal it is to monitor and measure the steps taken to make sure we have an inclusive and safe learning and working environment. We are committed to equality and diversity, and expect our staff to share this commitment.
Capital City College Group

Capital City College Group