Work Placement Supervisor & Assessor - Care Professions

Milton Keynes College
Milton Keynes, UK
18 Sep 2019
26 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Care Professions team have a great opportunity to join them as a Work Placement Supervisor & Assessor for our students studying Early Years & Health and Social Care.

As a Work Placement Supervisor & Assessor, you will be supporting students throughout their time studying at Milton Keynes College. You will be working with students and employers to place them in care settings for work placements as part of their learning programmes. There will also be opportunities to observe them in their work placement as well as providing them with the knowledge and skills for employment ensuring that they will leave the College "Work Ready".

The Work Placement Supervisor & Assessor within the Care Professions team will be committed to developing our students to achieve their highest potential through their chosen subject, whilst learning invaluable skills to support them in their future. The team challenge our students to be themselves - creative, imaginative and fantastic individuals. Their shared goal is for each student to leave the College with the tools to progress and to get the best out of their future lives.

Students within Care Professions can expect to experience learning in the classroom, and in specialist industry placements for their chosen programmes. You will be joining a team dedicated to delivering the best possible learning environment for each individual student.

Location: Milton Keynes

Hours: 35 hours per week, 38 weeks per year (term time only)
Salary: £16,536 - £20,249 pro rata
Closing date: Tuesday 1st October 2019

More about the rewards
  • 25 days annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays Pro Rata, Per Annum
  • Amazing discounts with NUS card, ranging from Eating Out, Shopping and Fashion, Health and Fitness, Music, Technology, Travel and Entertainment;
  • Access to an employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities such as yoga, relaxation, boot camp, personal training and a health and wellbeing news hub;
  • Access to Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contributions
  • Tax free child care scheme
  • Access to Continued Professional Development, including professional qualifications and a variety of training courses;
  • Save up to 32% off all bikes through our Cycle To Work Scheme;
  • 24 hours per day, 365 days per year Employee Assistant Support Programme;
  • Plus many more...

As a successful candidate you will have
  • An ability to engage and motivate students to deliver high performance outcomes in a further education environment
  • Good organisational skills and good IT skills
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own workload
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills
  • A qualification in Childcare or Social Care
  • Proven experience of placing students in work experience or placing people in work such as working in a recruitment agency
  • Flexibility, willingness to work outside of normal hours if required

More about the College

Milton Keynes College is proud to be an open and inclusive general Further Education College welcoming learners of all levels and delivering an exceptional educational experience. The College offers a broad range of qualifications with more than 3,000 16 - 18-year-old full-time students studying vocational courses, apprenticeships and Higher Education at our campuses in Milton Keynes. In addition, the College delivers employability and skills training programmes to 3,000 people in local community learning centres. For nearly 30 years, we have worked with offenders in both custody, and the wider community and currently work with 19 prisons across England; this includes 13 prisons, which make up the Long Term High Security Estate, and 6 category B, C & D men's prisons.

Milton Keynes College is a committed safer recruitment employer in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education. We take extreme care in ensuring the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. All positions therefore undergo a thorough on boarding process to include DBS. In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions.

Milton Keynes College has been officially recognised for its commitment and approach to equality, diversity and inclusion. It has been awarded the much sought-after Leaders in Diversity accreditation from the National Centre for Diversity. The award recognises the College's clear ethos and values and a belief in the importance of diversity.

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