Learner Engagement Officer

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Employment / Engagement Officer
East Midlands
Derby, Chesterfield, Other - Derbyshire, Nottingham, Mansfield, Other - Nottinghamshire
East Midlands
Salary Description:
Up to £22,000, depending on skills and experience
CT Skills
Job Ref:

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual who is highly motivated, with a proven track record of learner engagement, advice and guidance. The role of Learner Engagement Officer is a full time, permanent, target driven role, pivotal to the ambitious growth plans at CT Skills. The role will be based in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, with travel to other sites, employers and partners throughout the East Midlands, therefore a full driving licence and access to a car is essential.

We are committed to safeguarding, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken for this role.

The Role

You will be engaging learners aged 16+ onto a wide range of Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and European Social Fund (ESF) projects. You will build and maintain beneficial relationships with local Job Centres, community groups, schools and other key stakeholder agencies across the East Midlands to promote our pre-employment and training opportunities. You will provide group and one-to-one information sessions, careers advice and guidance to customers, signposting them to the most appropriate training programmes.
Working closely with training centre managers and other colleagues, you will ensure that classroom based learning is planned to meet local demands and all courses are promoted, and accurate dates and timelines are communicated to stakeholders.

The Individual

You will have outgoing and engaging networking skills, with proven experience of working with a high level of autonomy and in a target driven environment. You will be able to communicate effectively with people from varied backgrounds coupled with proven experience of working with people aged 16+, job centres and other lead referral agencies.

In depth understanding of NEET and Employability Programmes as well as experience of Traineeship Sector based Work Academies would be a distinct advantage. Level 3 in Information Advice and Guidance is desirable.

The Company

CT Skills is an ambitious business, providing training solutions and workforce development consultancy to employers across the East Midlands and nationally. Graded as Good by OFSTED in September 2016 across all areas of our business, you can be assured that our recruitment solutions, routes to employment programmes, apprenticeships, traineeships and bespoke courses will deliver meaningful impact to careers and companies.

We have three thriving centres in Beeston, Nottingham and Derby. Growth plans to increase the number of businesses we work with to drive turnover to £10m in two years. We are looking for people with a passion for learning, skills and development to help us achieve these goals.

In return we offer excellent terms and conditions including:

• 36 days holiday (inc. bank holidays)
• Contributory pension scheme
• Free debt advice/counselling/guidance through our Employee Assistance Programme
• Childcare vouchers
• Life assurance

CT Skills is committed to encouraging equality and diversity within our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination.

CT Skills is committed to safeguarding and committed to promoting the welfare of our learners and expects all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Should your application be successful; an enhanced disclosure will be requested from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and any contractual offer will be subject to rigorous vetting procedures.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
CT Skills
Tel: 0115 959 9544
Contact: Human Resources

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