Learner Engagement Officer

Location
Nottingham
Salary
£16000 - £22000 per annum
Posted
12 Jul 2017
Closes
09 Aug 2017
Ref
00070931
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Education
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This ambitious business provides training solutions and workforce development consultancy to employers across the East Midlands and nationally. Graded as Good by OFSTED in September 2016 across all areas of our business, you can be assured that our recruitment solutions, routes to employment programmes, apprenticeships, traineeships and bespoke courses will deliver meaningful impact to careers and companies.

They have an exciting opportunity for an individual who is highly motivated, with a proven track record of learner engagement, advice and guidance. The role is a full time, permanent, target driven role, pivotal to the ambitious growth plans at the business. The role will be based initially at their Beeston site, with travel to other sites, employers and partners throughout the East Midlands, therefore a full driving licence and a car is essential.

The Role

You will be engaging learners aged 16+ onto a wide range of Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and European Social Fund (ESF) projects. You will build and maintain beneficial relationships with local Job Centres, community groups, schools and other key stakeholder agencies across the East Midlands to promote our pre-employment and training opportunities. You will provide group and one-to-one information sessions, careers advice and guidance to customers, signposting them to the most appropriate training programmes.

You will ensure that classroom based learning is planned to meet local demands and all courses are promoted, and accurate dates and timelines are communicated to stakeholders.

The Individual

You will have outgoing and engaging networking skills, with proven experience of working with a high level of autonomy. You will be able to communicate effectively with proven experience of working with people aged 16+, job centres and other lead referral agencies.

In depth understanding of NEET and Employability Programmes as well as experience of Traineeship Sector based Work Academies. Level 3 in Information Advice & Guidance is desirable.

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.

In return they offer excellent terms and conditions including:

- 36 days holiday (inc. bank holidays)
- Contributory pension scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Childcare vouchers
- Life assurance

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

The business is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of their learners and expects all their 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.