Placement Officer

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Government Funded Training
East Midlands
Salary Description:
Up to £23,000 dependent on skills and qualifications
CT Skills
Job Ref:

Due to growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a Placement Officer to join the CT Skills family, focusing on creating employer relationships and generating meaningful work placement opportunities for our Traineeship learners.

This is a full time role and will include travel within the East Midlands, a driving licence and access to a car is therefore essential. Enhanced DBS clearance is also required.

The Role

You will be engaging and building strong relationships with employers and stakeholders through outbound sales calls and employer visits, securing meaningful work experience placements for existing and future learners, aged 16 to 24, on our Traineeship programmes. You will develop and maintain positive communication links with employers to facilitate progression of current learners onto apprenticeships and other employment opportunities.

You will be working with colleagues across the business to support the development and implementation of innovative marketing, engagement and recruitment strategies for young people, promoting CT Skills and the services available.

The Individual

You will be an excellent communicator, with great communication and presentation skills. You will have had experience of sourcing training and development opportunities with local and regional employers, effectively managing expectations from start to finish. A proven track record of working within a target driven environment, and a pro-active, can do attitude is also essential.

You will have the ability to maintain confidentiality and boundaries when working with learners and employers. An in-depth understanding of government funded training including Apprenticeships and Traineeships, or experience of working within a similar work based learning organisation would be advantageous.

The Company

CT Skills is an ambitious business, providing training solutions and workforce development consultancy to employers across the East Midlands and nationally. We were graded as Good by OFSTED in September 2016 across all areas of our business. Our values (pride, respect, accountability, integrity and service excellence) underpin all our work with our employers, learners, partners and employees alike.

We have thriving centres in Beeston, Nottingham, Derby, Chesterfield, Mansfield and Retford. 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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