Work Placement Officer

Leeds College of Building
Leeds [West Yorkshire]
£20,786 - £24,023 Per Year, Depending on qualifications and experience
09 Oct 2020 14:51
23 Oct 2020 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Apprenticeships, Construction / Building Trades
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisational Type
Specialist College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Work Placement Officer


Ref. 0269

Salary £20,786 - £24,023 per annum  

Hours: 37 per week 


As an award-winning college, we are looking for exceptional staff to join our team. We truly value our support staff who have a key role in supporting and developing our students.   


You will be required to secure work placements/employment for College learners and carry out Health & Safety checks, promoting learning, assessing students and providing feedback and guidance in addition to maintaining student records.  Duties also include attending internal and external careers events and completing employer visits.   


You will have an excellent knowledge of Health & Safety and a qualification in this would be a distinct advantage. You will need excellent communication skills and also a clean driving license and own transport is essential.  


Experience in an educational or training environment and a good understanding of the Construction industry is desirable. 

In return, we offer a warm and welcoming college with an excellent benefits package that includes: 

  • A 25-day annual leave entitlement, plus 8 Bank Holidays and 6 college closure days (plus an additional 5 days of leave after 5 years of service with us) 

  • A well-respected pension scheme (West Yorkshire Pension Fund) 

  • Free parking at all our College sites (on a first come first served basis) 

  • Family friendly policies and opportunities for flexible working 

  • Superb opportunities for training and development 

So, if you’d like to be part of a unique organisation that supports one of the largest and most diverse employment sectors in the UK, we’d love to hear from you.  

Please note that all applications should be completed online.  Please visit the vacancies section of our website at   CV’s will not be accepted.  


Closing date for applications: Friday 23rd October 2020   


Please note this position is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check. 

The College is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. It is also committed to the ‘Prevent Duty’ and the requirement to prevent people being drawn into terrorism and expects all staff to share these commitments. 


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