Placement and Progression Officer - WBL

Job Type:
Part Time
Job Title / Sector:
Teaching / Learning Assistants
Region:
South East England
Area:
Other Bedfordshire
Location:
Unspecified
Salary:
£26,500 to £26,500 per annum
Posted:
12/09/2017
Recruiter:
Fab Recruitment Ltd
Job Ref:
Placement and Progression Officer - WBL

Placement and Progression Officer - WBL
Stevenage
Part Time – 25 hours per week
5 hours per day Mon – Fri
£26,500 pro rata
25 days holiday plus statutory
Pension
Retail Outlet staff discount scheme
£0.35 per business mile (Centre based)
****This provider has an OUTSTANDING Ofsted rating****
Please note this position is for a private training provider, a full time position 52 weeks per year with holidays as above.

To source, identify and gain suitable work placement, full or part time employment, Apprenticeships and FE opportunities for learners aged 16-19.
To develop partnerships and work with organisations to utilise their expertise and to support learners into sustainable employment or other progression opportunities. Work collaboratively with peers to assess individual learner needs using a variety of methods and move learners onto the appropriate route way to aid progression.
• Achieve company KPI’s and Individual Performance Plan.
• To identify all learner needs with regards to Work Placement and Progression and provide effective solutions, accurately tracking and recording progress.
• Ensure that all aspects of HASAWA are understood, maintained and extended to learners, placements and their existing staff.
• Create an extensive, high quality base of Work Placements, which fully meet H&S and Safeguarding requirements and keep all H&S and related documents fully updated as per company processes and procedures.
• Work collaboratively with peers on all aspects of learner progress using verbal and written reports to ensure accurate and timely progress reviews, and to provide swift interventions.
and resolutions to barriers to progression.
• Remain in close contact with learners during Work Placement and in the early stages of progression to offer regular support, advice and guidance as and if required.
• Agree and set targets with learners to ensure learning and performance targets are met and exceeded.
• Ensure that all supporting learner and Centre paperwork is completed in accordance with external and internal procedures accurately and in a timely and efficient manner
• Maintain and develop good communications links with all parents and/or carers, staff, placements, stakeholders and awarding bodies concerned with learners’ achievement and progress.
• Attend meetings, careers fairs, events, and other promotional events within the local area to identify current employment or FE vacancies.
• Contact current and new employers and source/secure vacancies and work placement opportunities to match the requirements of learners and targets for progression.
• Encourage and ensure a quality culture for continuous improvement.
• Work efficiently and facilitate the sharing of information with all partners involved in the programme to support and meet the learner needs.
• Review and analyse own performance against required outcomes to ensure organisational targets are met or exceeded.
• Liaise with all Internal Progression Route staff to ensure that at least 20% of all progressions are to company Programmes.
• Ensure that the policy on Safeguarding and Every Child Matters is implemented and strictly adhered to at all times, make sure all placements understand and are aware of what Safeguarding means in respect of their obligations to our learners.
• Ensure that the policy on Equality and Diversity is implemented at all times.
• To undertake any other relevant duties as specified by your line manager, commensurate with the level of this post.

Experience:
• A minimum of two years of learner or employer engagement experience.
• Good knowledge of local area Priorities.
• Good knowledge and experience of using MS Office (work, excel, power point, outlook)
• A background in employer, adult, unemployed recruitment.
• Experience of partnership working and development of productive business relationships
• Experience of delivering training or supporting young people (14-19), who have LDDs including attitude and/or behaviour problems

Qualifications:
• Level 2 literacy and numeracy skills.
• Current full UK Drivers Licence and access to a car
• IAG L3 / 4


Closing Date:
12/10/2017
Contact Details:
Fab Recruitment Ltd
Tel: 07928552676
Fax: 0114 292 2104
Contact: Maureen Jordan
Email:

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