Industry Placement Employer & Student Engagement Lead

Job number

IPE/08.2021

Working pattern

Full time

Salary

Up to £18,649 per annum dependent on skills and experience. 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year.

Closing date for applications

Monday, 25 October 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Industry Placement Employer & Student Engagement Lead to join our Student Services department.

The purpose of the role is to engage with employers and students in order to implement and administer Industry Placements for students involved in the ’T’ Level programme.

 

The successful applicant must have:

  • Excellent administrative skills

  • Ability to work on own initiative and prioritise workload

  • Good attention to detail

  • Full driving licence required & willingness to drive a college car

  • Ability to deal with stakeholders face to face and over the telephone

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

     

    The roles main duties include:

  • Engaging with local employers to source industry placements across a range of industry sectors through cold-calling and relationship building

  • Meeting business owners and staff to explain how the placements work: the timescales, size of commitment and the paperwork involved

  • Creating industry placement opportunities using the Grofar software and entering all placement details into the system

  • Matching students to placements: disseminating CVs and arranging times, dates and candidates for interviews either internally or externally

  • Monitoring placements through monthly phone contact with employers and fortnightly meetings with each student

  • Formally reviewing placement objectives with students and employers mid-way through and at the end of each placement

  • Ensuring end of placement employer references for students are completed by employers

  • Keeping accurate files of all placement paperwork

     

    What we offer you in return:

  • An excellent pension scheme (Teachers’ Pension or Local Government)

    • Local Government: Employer Contribution 23.8 %

  • An extensive employee discount package

  • A continued professional development programme

  • A generous annual holiday allowance of:

    • 25 days for Support employees, this will increase to 29 days, after 5 years’ service

  • Generous occupational sick pay scheme after one years service

  • Family friendly policies, including up to 5 paid occasions for time off for dependants within a 12 month period, after the first year of service

  • Five college closure days in December in addition to annual leave

    The closing date for all applications will be Monday 25 October 2021.

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we will only be able to contact candidates who have been selected for interview.

For a full application pack please e-mail: hrapplications@grantham.ac.uk

Please note that we do not accept CV’s by way of application or online application via other websites, you must complete a Grantham College application form.

All employment offers are subject to a self-funded satisfactory enhanced DBS check. The successful applicant will have a deduction of £44 taken from payroll.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive we will only be able to contact candidates who have been selected for interview.

For a full application pack please e-mail: hrapplications@grantham.ac.uk

Please note that we do not accept CV’s by way of application or online application via other websites, you must complete a Grantham College application form.

All employment offers are subject to a self-funded (£44) satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.