Learner Placement Manager (Employment, Education) BLUL41435

Lowestoft, Suffolk
circa £24,000 per annum
28 Sep 2016
26 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Learner Placement Manager (Employment, Education) BLUL41435
Norwich and Lowestoft
Salary circa £24,000 per annum

Permanent, full-time (40 hours per week)

Our client currently has an exciting opportunity for a Learner Placement Manager to join them Norwich and Lowestoft Centres.

This rewarding role provides the essential link between learners on the training programmes and local employers.  The opportunity seeks to tailor individual support and guidance to learners and to secure relevant and timely employability skills development through work placements. We recognise and specialises in supporting young people who may be disillusioned and disengaged from education and training; providing employability support on their programmes is critical to the learners’ programme and journey.

Working closely with Tutors and Learning Mentors you will provide ongoing pastoral care, information, advice and guidance as well as employability and learning support, working with learners to overcome barriers, helping them to identify, apply and secure work placements.  You will assess how the learner is progressing in the workplace with the employers’ involvement, reporting back to the team.

With previous experience gained working with 16 -18 year olds you’ll also be a strong communicator with a positive attitude able to motivate and engage young people. You will possess the IAG level 3 qualification, along with IOSH or a level 2 health and safety qualification to be able to verify the suitability of the working environment before learners begin their work placements. You’ll be a team player, highly organised with the ability to engage well with an existing bank of employers and new ones. You will need access to your own vehicle.

This is an opportunity to work for one of the biggest training providers in the country with a team who are passionate about developing and supporting young people to fulfil their potential. You’ll be working in an extremely rewarding culture that focuses on developing learners and staff and celebrating their successes.

As part of their safeguarding commitment you will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check, provide evidence of identity and verification of employment history.

Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Everyone who applies for paid employment or volunteer activities with them will undertake a relevant check via the Disclosure and Barring Service and must provide evidence of their identity, two references and verification of their full employment history before they start work.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.