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Work Placement Coordinator – Health Sciences and Social Care (30 hours per week over 5 days, term time only)

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Contract:Vision Business Support Services, term time

Salary:£19,580 per annum (pro rata for part time and term time).

Closing date:05/08/2021

Start date:TBC

We are seeking a dynamic Work Placement Coordinator. You will be responsible for developing and securing sector related work placements for learners studying on a range of programmes including existing opportunities, negotiating new placements, ensuring all risk assessments are complete and offering advice and guidance to both employers and students to ensure maximum benefit to both. In addition, you will support learners by tracking, monitoring and enhancing their employability skills. You will offer a range of training and support for the learners through 1:1 and group support prior to and during work placements, volunteering, projects, mock interviews applications for work and other work related activities.

The role sits within the Department of Health Sciences and Social Care; supporting Health Sciences and Social Care students.  It involves the setting up, administration and coordination of placements for all learners on full time courses. Together with vetting of health and safety arrangements, ensuring that DBS checks are in place for all learners and monitoring their progress at a variety of placement settings.

Placement is an integral and mandatory part of the learners’ health science and social care qualifications and this role is pivotal in ensuring all learners are placed in work placements all year round. 

It is essential that the person appointed has the ability to build positive relationships, displaying excellent communication and organisational skills.

You will need to hold a Health and Social Care qualification to at least level 3 or equivalent, and have recent and relevant experience working with young people. A full driving license and use of a car is also required.

There will be the opportunity to contribute pro-actively to the department in promoting a positive learning experience for all our learners.

The role will require you to embed the college’s values; Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, High Expectations, Responsibility.

Previous applicants not to apply.