Work Experience and Industry Placement Coordinator

Recruiter
City of Portsmouth College
Location
Portsmouth [Hampshire]
Salary
£19,928.67 - £19,928.67 Per Year, £19,221.74 - £19,928.67 full time equivalent salary
Posted
23 Jan 2023 13:28
Closes
22 Feb 2023 23:59
Reference
2122 - 391 and 2223-144
Sector
Further Education
Job Level
Administrator / Coordinator/ Assistant
Specialism
Student / Learner Services, Work Based Learning
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time, Term Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Is Offered

Work Experience and Industry Placement Coordinator

 

Work Experience and Industry Placement Coordinator

£19,928 

37 hours per week, 37 weeks per year

We have an exciting opportunity for a Work Experience and Industry Placement Coordinator to join our Work Experience Team at the City of Portsmouth College (CoPC).

As a Work Experience and Industry Placement Coordinator you will seek work experience, volunteering and work-related opportunities to support students in gaining the skills, knowledge and experience that will support them in their learning journey whist at college and beyond.  

Reporting to the Careers, Work Experience and Industry Placement Manager, and working closely with the Work Experience and Industry Placement team you will be required to engage with employers and students to seek and explore opportunities available. In addition, you will need to recruit and prepare students for their work placements, giving them the help, encouragement and support needed to succeed. 

You will be required help with the administration required to develop, run, monitor and improve our work experience and industry placement provision. You will also be required to seek out new work experience opportunities by visiting and meeting with local businesses and organisations. You will need to be flexible in your approach and be able to adapt to change within this dynamic role.

You will need to be reliable, demonstrate good verbal and written communication/ presentation skills, understand the need to maintain boundaries and the ability to work with sensitivity and humour. 

A driving license would be required. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

The post is for 37 hours per week and 37 weeks per year. The role is based at our Highbury and Tangier Road campuses and travel may be required between campuses based in Portsmouth on occasions.

Main responsibilities of the Work Experience and Industry Placement Coordinator are:

  • Promote work experience, industry placements and employer engagement opportunities to enhance student participation.
  •  Coordinate (working with the Careers, Work Experience and Industry Placement Manager) the delivery of high-quality work experience, industry placement and employer engagement opportunities. 
  • Develop and establish employer links, promoting and fostering long-term working relationships. 
  • Maintain accurate and update to tracking and monitoring systems for all work experience, industry placement and employer engagement opportunities in line with the College’s processes and work experience policy. 
  • Maintain and update effective management information to monitor work placement uptake by students to provide a robust evaluation system and identify gaps moving forward. 

How to Apply

The closing date for the role is 22 February 2023. We will be monitoring the applications daily and reserve the right to withdraw the advert early. If you are interested, waste no time, and apply today by following the links below! Please kindly ensure the application form is submitted as we are not able to accept applications by CV only.

If you would like to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact the HR department via [email protected].

 

About Us

In August 2021, Highbury College and Portsmouth College merged to form the City of Portsmouth College. The new organisation is a general further education college in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.

It provides vocational and academic education and training, from first-step courses to university level foundation degrees, specialised services for business and education in the community. Courses include A Levels, vocational diplomas (BTECs), GCSEs, Foundation Degrees, Apprenticeships and unaccredited leisure courses.

The College actively promotes lifelong learning and delivers a wide range of adult courses at more than 40 community venues in and around Portsmouth, as well as at four College campuses.

We offer a range of staff benefits including:

  • Local Government Pension
  • Competitive Salary
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Generous holiday allowance plus 3-day Christmas closure
  • Exclusive access to CoPC Rewards
  • Onsite Car Parking, Canteen, Nursery, Salon, and Gym
  • Discounted Travel via First Bus and Hovercraft
  • Termly All Staff Development Days
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Support in gaining qualifications
  • Flexible Working

City of Portsmouth College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check. The College celebrates diversity and aims to recruit a diverse range of staff.

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