Placement Officer

£20000 - £23000 per annum
27 Nov 2017
25 Dec 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
HR & Training
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a Placement Officer to join this company, 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 essential.

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 our 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 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.

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 are an ambitious business, providing 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 their business. Their values (pride, respect, accountability, integrity & service excellence) underpin all our work with our employers, learners, partners and employees alike.

They have thriving centres in Beeston, Nottingham, Derby, Chesterfield, Mansfield and Retford. 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 us achieve these goals.

In return they offer excellent terms and conditions:
- 36 days holiday (inc. bank holidays)
- Contributory pension scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Childcare vouchers
- Life assurance

They are committed to encouraging equality & diversity within our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination.

They are committed to safeguarding and to promoting the welfare of their learners and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Should your application be successful; an enhanced DBS will be requested from the Disclosure and Barring Service and any contractual offer will be subject to vetting procedures.

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