Employer Engagement - Industrial

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Employment / Engagement Officer
South West England
£20,000 to £22,500 per annum
Strawberry Recruitment Ltd
Job Ref:

Employer Engagement / Training Co-ordinator - Industrial
Salary to £22500 pa

Our client is a leading apprenticeship training provider.

Job Purpose:
The Coordinator’s role is to work with employers, within industrial trades, primarily Engineering and Automotive sectors to identify apprentice roles and training requirements; assist with the recruitment and selection of appropriate candidates; provide potential candidates with advice and guidance; and guide both the employer and apprentice through the recruitment process and paperwork.

Promoting the Engineering and Automotive provision from level 1 to level 4 to young people, their parents, schools and potential employers
Helping employers identify apprenticeship vacancies, and assisting with drawing up job descriptions and advertising
Recruiting young people to fill apprenticeship vacancies or enrolling them on to the learn2work programme in preparation for an apprenticeship
Undertaking rigorous initial assessment of potential learners and using the outcomes of this to provide guidance on the appropriate programme of learning to meet their career aspirations
Agreeing learning plans with potential learners to identify and meet their specific training needs, strengths and weaknesses
Finding placements, either with an employer or on a trial basis, and undertaking Health & Safety checks to determine the appropriateness of the placement
Completing all paperwork, including any reviews, in a timely and accurate manner, while complying with audit requirements
Undertaking a thorough induction for all learners following agreed procedures.
Acting as a mentor for learners throughout their training programmes and providing support to the Trainer/Assessor where necessary, in order to overcome any potential barriers to progression and achievement

Person Specification:
Above all, candidates must be self motivated and target driven with strong sales/customer relationship building experience - in addition to the following:
Desirable qualifications in a related technical subject area.
Previous experience of working in an engineering/manufacturing/automotive related background desirable
Knowledge of the engineering and/or manufacturing sectors in the South West of England
Ability to understand various engineering training currently available to a diverse range of employers
Flexible approach to understanding and meeting employers’ needs for training
Ability to communicate with employers ranging from semi-skilled staff to company directors
Learning and Development Award NVQs would be beneficial.
Prior experience of working with young people in an advisory role
Demonstrable experience of working in a sales role and meeting sales/recruitment targets
Flexibility and the ability to work for the occasional evening and/or weekend
It is essential that you are willing to travel, have your own car and possess a full, valid driving licence

If you are not contacted within two weeks, unfortunately on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.
Strawberry Recruitment Solutions Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Strawberry Recruitment Solutions Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Strawberry Recruitment Ltd
Tel: 07894 851852
Contact: Mark Gaunt

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