Industry Placement Officer

Do you have a Level 3 qualification, are you looking for the next step in your career? We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated and forward-thinking individual to join our team of Industry Placement Officer. You will be based across our Amersham and Wycombe Campus.

We are looking for a candidate to develop and co-ordinate high quality work experience and Industry Placement opportunities for learners on 16-19 study programmes and the new T Level Courses. 

The successful candidate will be:  

  • Generating new placement opportunities, as well as being the key point of contact for employers, whilst they host a student on work placement. This role requires liaison with learners, employers, and curriculum staff. 
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  • Establishing and developing strong relationships with employers/other agencies and having a clear commitment to ensure that these relationships remain long standing  
  • Liaising with curriculum managers, teaching staff and assessment teams to ensure that work placements provide appropriate opportunities for learners to develop and be assessed in both core employability and technical skills relevant to that industry or vocational sector.  
  • Co-ordinating and monitoring learners whilst they are on work experience placements including such aspects as attendance and progress.  

We will encourage you to develop new skills and expand your opportunities within the college.  We are also flexible and accommodating, allowing you to be as productive as possible.  While working at Buckinghamshire College Group you can also take advantage of a host of employee benefits including:

  • Pension scheme - LGPS (18.3% employer contribution) 
  • 30 holiday entitlement & Additional annual leave purchase scheme 
  • Free onsite parking  
  • A wide range of learning - access to free training & continuous professional development 
  • Discounts in the Aylesbury Day Nursery & Aylesbury Salon Intuition 
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) 
  • Cycle to work and local business employee corporate discount schemes  

Here at Buckinghamshire College Group, we are passionate about helping people of all ages and abilities to achieve their learning goals and life aspirations. You will find a warm welcome at all our campuses in Aylesbury, Amersham and High Wycombe, where we are a thriving community of over 590 Staff and 7,000 students and we are sure that whatever your aspirations and career goals, we can help you to achieve them.

This College does one of the most important jobs in the country - educating people of all ages to help them to succeed in life and create the skills society needs. Moreover, we do it well. We have high standards, with good success rates for students and more students joining us each year. 

Our staff are the most important resource that the College has in securing this success. We therefore value our staff highly and offer a competitive reward and benefits package. 

We hope you will want to be part of Buckinghamshire College Group and we very much look forward to welcoming you. 

Commitment to Safeguarding

BCG is committed to equal opportunities for all, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and staff alike; all posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks.

Only completed applications will be considered for this role. All applicants will need to complete an application form via our College Website

For more information on the role please contact HR directly.

Closing date for applications is the 20th February 2023 with interviews taking place on 13th March

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early, if we receive sufficient applications or source a suitable candidate. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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Organisation
Buckinghamshire College Group
Reference
CLI-1329
Contract Type
Salary
£24,305.00 per annum (pro rata for fractional posts)
Start Date
Immediate Start
Expiry Date
20/02/2023
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