Employer Engagement Officer

New College Swindon
Swindon, Wiltshire
Contract Type
Full Time
£28,500 per annum
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
5th May 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1415205

Energised to be an Employer Engagement Officer?

Our talented Employability team are looking for you to join them to promote the importance of work experience to our students, employers and the wider community. In this role you will be able to maximise opportunities for our learners to meet and work with employers in Swindon and the local area to develop strategies for our learners to increase their employability skills and confidence. In doing so, you will build and sustain excellent working relationships with these employers. Part of your role will be to ensure that student's work experience placements are Health and Safety compliant as well as meeting with internal and external regulations. You will be working with our students; talking to them about placements in the classroom as well as meeting with them and their employer to do their reviews offsite. In addition to this you will organise employability events, mock interviews and employer talks.

For this role, you will need to be able to demonstrate a record of engaging and maintaining relationships with employers, external organisations, have strong communication skills, have the confidence to be an effective negotiator and motivated to frequently travel off-site to meet employers and organisations (remunerated).

Please upload a cover letter along with your application.

If you are shortlisted, you will be asked to deliver a presentation at interview.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the published closing date if sufficient applications are received so if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible. To apply, you MUST have Right to Work in the UK.


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.