Traineeship Tutor

Recruiter
Netbox Recruitment Ltd
Location
Sunderland
Posted
06 Jul 2018
Closes
22 Jul 2018
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A national apprenticeship training company are looking for a Traineeship Tutor on a temporary basis this is initally a once month booking where you will be working with apprentices taking them through Functional Skills and the Customer Service C|ourse. This is a pilot scheme so there is quite possible opportunity to work with one of the most forward thinking and successful training providers in the country.

To actively recruit, assess and engage Traineeship Learners and support their transition to employment.

To be part of a team delivering contract KPI’s on time.

To achieve agreed contractual targets through employability skills support, barrier breaking interventions, personal and social development skills, intervention referrals, mentoring, employer engagement and Job/ Apprenticeship Matching

Principle Accountabilities:

• Proactively recruit, assess and engage with an agreed number of Traineeship learners in Sunderland as in line with Traineeships Contracts.

• Liaise with External partners and agencies to receive referrals

• Organise and run assessment sessions for young people

• Organise and run employability, vocational and functional skills 1-1/ group sessions for young people as required

• Contribute to the ongoing development and improvement of traineeship resources and processes

• Ensure monthly KPIs are met for Traineeship Contract.

• Build a caseload of Traineeship learners, by successfully engaging with young people through a range of different methods.

• Carry out initial Assessments and Action Plans for each young person and monitor their progress through regular contact.

• Build referral links and develop relationships with key young people organisations.

• Identify relevant progression opportunities for young people, with a particular focus on apprenticeship positions.

• Work alongside the Employer & Business Engagement Managers in engaging employers to take on Traineeships

• Take part in all promotional work that supports the work of all youth contracts.

• Provide a high quality service to both internal and external stakeholders to ensure positive feedback through the Company self assessment process and quality improvement strategy.

• Deliver information, advice and guidance to all young people, to help them make informed choices about their future and jointly create a detailed Action Plan with clear milestones.

• Promote all Youth Contracts, providing information to young people and establishing a working relationship with organisations such as the Job Centres, local employer groups and voluntary organisations, in order to produce work placement and job opportunities.

• Act on behalf of both the contract partner, whom is working for and enhance all parties reputations.

• Develop and maintain a good understanding of youth provision available, agencies related to employment access and the local labour market.

• Work in close dialogue with all partner organisations and other support agencies to ensure that referrals as a priority are given, rather than our competitors.

• Maintain effective and accurate administration, recording information, producing reports as required and updating MI Systems and adhering to the Data Protection Act and confidentiality procedures at all times.

• Ensure all quality and compliance systems, processes and guidelines are followed as part of the day to day activity ensuring compliance errors are kept to a minimum to ensure the business is risk free.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Ensure that you work to the Group’s vision, values, objectives and priorities and are strongly committed to them

• Understand and adhere to all responsibilities to ensure that the quality requirements of Quality Assurance Framework, the prime contractor, funding body, OFSTED, DWP Quality Framework, or any other contract stakeholder, are maintained

• Promote the principles of Equality and Diversity and ensure that the policy is fully applied at all times

• Strictly adhere to all processes and procedures

• Ensure individual expertise and subject area knowledge is up to date through Continuous Personal Development, including sharing good practice, engaging with training and acquiring / maintaining any individual qualifications required for the role.

• Work flexibly across offices, as and when directed by line managers.

• As necessary, and in addition to the above, undertake other activities commensurate with the nature of the post.

Experience and Qualifications required

Essential

• Proven track record of placing NEET young people aged 16-24 into work placement and Apprentice roles (ideally 3 years experience):

o Knowledge of barriers that can affect young people’s progression into work.

o Ability to encourage and motivate young people.

o Experience of providing and managing information, advice & guidance services to young people.

o Experience of delivering Maths & English / Functional skills tuition.

• Up to date knowledge of young people issues.

• Good understanding of the local labour market and employment issues.

• Experience of processes and functions in an account management, or case management and relationship building environment.

• Experience of working in a target driven environment.

• Ability to problem solve and adapt and respond to various situations.

• Flexible approach to the demands of the role and to achieve the required results.

• Good communication, presentation, organisational and interpersonal skills.

• Good IT knowledge or the willingness to develop and undergo any necessary training.

• Willingness to travel within the identified area as well as to attend training events.

• Previous experience of providing employment-related training.

• Full UK driving licence and vehicle.

Desirable

• Strong process and KPI achievement skills, to time and budget.

• Information, Advice & Guidance Level 3 Diploma or equivalent

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