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Graduate Opportunity Work Placement Project Coordinator (Fixed term until 29th July 2022)

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Contract:Vision Business Support Services

Salary:£19,580 per annum

Closing date:03/01/2022

Start date:TBC

The purpose of this role is to support and coordinate a range of work experience related projects as part of Work Placement Team. Delivering outstanding customer service, organising projects already in the pipeline and assess the viability and delivery of new projects.

The ideal candidate will be confident in communication with teaching staff, students, external organisations and employers to co-ordinate work placements, employability linked projects, virtual work experience and social action projects.

Raising awareness of new project opportunities and positive case studies in group sessions, 121’s. Sharing information using the student portal, work placement platform and social media, contributing to achieving work placement targets for both study programme and industry placements.

It is essential that the person appointed has the ability to build positive relationships has an understanding and empathy with some of the barriers that young people face.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in using spreadsheets and databases, use the work placement software, able to multi-task and prioritise work loads

The standard hours of work are between 8.30am to 5pm but candidates must be flexible to work outside of these hours to cover events such as open evenings and external events when required to do so.

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