Warrington & Vale Royal College is seeking to appoint a 0.5 FTE, term time only, Work Placement Officer, to organise work experience for learners across Health and Social Care. This includes sourcing work placement opportunities, assessing the suitability, health and safety and safeguarding of the placements in line with college policy and procedures.
We offer an excellent salary and benefits package, which includes:
• A competitive salary
• Occupational pension scheme
• Employee benefits package
• Free on-site parking
• Full programme of training and mentoring
• Induction programme and buddy scheme
• Flexible working, where appropriate
• Focus on sustainability
In October 2019 the College was officially commended as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, and we celebrated some of the highest pass rates in England, ranking us in the top 10 nationally for the third consecutive year. Our mission is ‘Realising potential, transforming lives’. Our environment is inclusive, friendly and supportive, with high expectations for both staff and students. To thrive in our environment, you will need to be resilient, positive, able to work autonomously, have a strong work ethic, and put our learners at the heart of everything you do.
Suitable candidates should have 5 GCSEs, level 4-9, or equivalent, including English and Maths, and an NVQ level 3, or equivalent, in Administration. Candidates should have proven experience of working in a work placement, employer engagement or similar role, and successful experience of working with 16+ age group.
For further information please refer to the attached job description, or if you would like an informal conversation about this role please contact us.
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and Prohibition Checks.
Please note that it is college policy that referees of short-listed candidates will automatically be approached prior to interview. One reference should be from your current or most recent employer.
The College operates on 2 campuses – Warrington and Winsford.
`Warrington and Vale Royal College is committed to Equal Opportunities and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our learners'
Warrington & Vale Royal 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.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.