Learner Recruitment Officer

  • Job Reference: 00005831-1
  • Date Posted: 3 May 2024
  • Recruiter: V Selective Recruitment
  • Website: https://www.v-selective.co.uk
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Salary: £24,000 to £30,000
  • Sector: Business Development / Sales, Employer Engagement, Learner Engagement, Support / IAG
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Learner Recruitment Officer

Telford, Shropshire

Salary from £24,000 to £30,000 (Negotiable)


V Selective are recruiting on a behalf of a GOOD rated, Midlands based Training provider organisation. They have a fantastic opportunity for a Learner Recruitment Officer to join them at their Telford (Shropshire) site.

As a Learner Recruitment Officer you will:

  • Recruit students onto training programmes
  • Ensure the programme is appropriate for students recruited
  • Provide good CEIAG (Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance) to students
  • Safeguard the welfare of all students, preventing radicalisation and promoting British Values


Ideally you will have exprience working in a Recruitment or Learner Engagement role, however you will need the following attributes and skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to persuade & influence others and deal with conflict/challenging behaviour
  • Ability to build rapport with target group
  • Ability to present to groups
  • Ability to ‘cold-call’
  • Ability to to work well under pressure, and to targets & deadlines
  • Possessing excellent organisation skills
  • Competent in use of IT
  • Have working knowledge of social media (Facebook, Twitter)


  • To undertake activities that result in students being recruited and starting on training programmes, including; marketing, outreach, contacts with local agencies, training providers and other referral sources, recruitment initiatives & attending/hosting recruitment fairs/local events/pop up shops/networking meetings etc.
  • To have a good understanding of all provision pathways, eligibility, and student characteristics
  • To identify barriers and support needs and compile initial support plans for students
  • Use of social media to raise Juniper’s profile
  • Interviewing potential starts and accurately completing supporting paperwork
  • Host information sessions for potential new starts
  • Ensure centre start targets are met
  • To maintain a database of referral sources and manage those relationships to gain further business
  • To develop effective links with schools to promote pathways and Apprenticeships and support implementation of the Baker clause
  • To support/attend local and national career events
  • Work in partnership with the Apprenticeship Recruitment Consultants to ensure centre targets are met
  • Manage own Outlook diary in order to meet all responsibilities and targets
  • To identify Safeguarding issues and follow the Safeguarding and Prevent process.