Supported Internship Work Placement Coordinator

Oldham, Greater Manchester
£24,738-£26,374 Per Annum, pro rata
11 Jun 2021
09 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Part Time

 Supported Internship Work Placement Coordinator

We are looking for:

  • Supported Internship Work Placement Coordinator 0.8 post (Part time - Maternity Cover)
  • Salary: £24,738-£26,374 Per Annum, pro rata

Trish Bennett, Head of Skills & Employability says “Oldham College is a highly inclusive organisation and our Faculty of Skills & Employability exemplifies the ethos described above.   If you too believe foundation learners deserve the absolute best opportunities and have the passion and enthusiasm to drive this forward in an award winning Faculty, then we want to hear from you.  Make a real difference, read on and get in touch”.   

The Role:

In this role, you will:

  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and show a flexible and professional attitude.
  • Be responsible for co-ordinating Supported Internship provision across Oldham College, working with employers and young people with SEND, to secure and develop a range of work experience opportunities within the region
  • Work with the Head of Faculty and Programme Leader in Skills for Life & Work, in accordance with the 2014 Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice, to develop an ambitious provision focusing on the key outcomes around employability.
  • Providing tailored educational, practical and motivational support to enable students to develop work skills, you will have considerable experience of supporting young people with learning difficulties/disabilities within the workplace. 
  • You must have experience of employer engagement, job matching and have a comprehensive understanding of the implications of disability
  • Be bold, optimistic and tenacious in setting and achieving high standards
  • Drive Oldham College’s vision and expectations to have a significant impact on students’ life chances

Our Skills & Employability Faculty is highly inclusive and provides life changing opportunities for its students, you will need to demonstrate a strong track record of working in this type of environment. Experience of working in the FE sector is desirable.

To be considered for this post, please send a copy of your cv by clicking on the ‘apply now’ button