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Kickstart Work Placement Officer (a chance to work at North Wales Training)

Start Date: April 2021

Hours: 25 Hours per week (Monday to Friday)

Location: Based in Colwyn Bay

Salary: National Minimum Wage

Applications need to be made through your JCP Job Coach

JOB SUMMARY

We are looking for an innovative and enthusiastic individual who will be responsible for sourcing work

placements on Post-16 Traineeship programmes and the school alternative provision. The primary

purpose of the role is to vet and monitor suitable work placements. The successful applicant will have the

ability to communicate effectively with learners, Tutors, and potential employers. As a Placement Officer

you will help learners to think about their futures and provide some focus on accessible career paths,

whilst creating progression opportunities for both further work-based learning and employment. The role

is based at our Head office with elements of travel across other centres, where required (expenses paid).

The Recruitment & Placement Officer fits within the Youth Engagement Team reporting to the Operations

Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES

· To source suitable work placement opportunities for learners.

· To carry out health & safety vetting of work placements.

· To provide mentoring support to learners on all routes.

· Be fully aware of the company Health & Safety policy and procedures to ensure that the physical environment of the learner during indoor and outdoor sessions is safe and appropriate.

· Be fully aware of the company safeguarding policy and procedures to ensure the wellbeing of the learners.

· To ensure positive progressions for learners leaving North Wales Training.

· To carry out any related administrative duties required enabling the smooth running of the Engagement Traineeship Programmes liaising with all routes and Audit & Compliance department.

· To adhere to and promote North Wales Training’s environmental practices.

· Any other duties as requested by your Operations Manager, which may be necessary from time to time.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATION

Welsh speaker desirable, Good level of Literacy & Numeracy, Excellent communication skills for dealing with

learners, external agencies and employers, Hold a full U.K. driving licence and has access to own car.

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