Placement Officer

£19000 - £22000 per annum
22 Dec 2016
19 Jan 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
This ambitious business provides training solutions and workforce development consultancy to employers across the East Midlands and nationally. They were graded as Good by OFSTED in September 2016 across all areas of the business. Their values (pride, respect, accountability, integrity and service excellence) underpin all their work with our employers, learners, partners and employees alike.

Due to growth, they have an exciting opportunity for a Placement Officer to join the family, focusing on creating employer relationships and generating meaningful work placement opportunities for their 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 their 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 the business 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

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

In return they offer excellent terms and conditions including:

- 36 days holiday (inc. bank holidays)
- Contributory pension scheme
- Travel expenses at HMRC rate
- Free debt advice/counselling/guidance through their Employee Assistance Programme
- Childcare vouchers
- Life assurance

This business is committed to encouraging equality and diversity within their workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination.

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