Work Placement Officer

£15 - £17 per hour
West London

Job description

Work Placement Officer

Are you interested in Work Placement Officer roles in  West London area?

Job Title:Work Placement Officer

Job Type: Temporary

Location:  West London

Industry: Education

Length of contract: Temporary - Ongoing

Key responsibilities

In this Work Placement Officer role, your responsibilities will include:

  • seek out and create opportunities for, and promote student attendance at, work placement and work-related learning activities that supports student goals and is integrated into the study programme;
  • organise, monitor and administering work placements within campus as well as collaborating across the college and wider group as required;
  • maintain current and accurate records of the location of each work placement and employer data;
  • establish new placement opportunities to meet student needs in liaison with curriculum staff;
  • liaise with students and tutors to ensure students are prepared for placements and that the placements meet the needs of the students and employers as well as ensuring compliance with health, safety and funding requirements;
  • support and engage in the arrangement of employment focused events;
  • visit providers and learners in work placements to ensure that appropriate standards around work placement are being met;
  • utilise college systems (e.g. Pro-Monitor) for the tracking of student work placements and the associated hours;
  • be responsible for health and safety visits and documentation, including risk assessments;
  • ensure that the placement is a safe working environment and that the student has an understanding of Health and Safety in the workplace;
  • keep up to date with current practice relating to relevant curriculum developments by attending curriculum team meetings and participating in continuing personal and professional development training days;
  • attend course team meeting regularly to update tutors on the progress of work experience for each tutor group;
  • producing data and reports as and when requested;
  • participation in recruitment/interviewing of prospective students as appropriate at selected times of the year;
  • participate actively in the admissions and enrolment process for the Campus, undertaking a specific student facing role at main enrolment periods;
  • support the process of ensuring students have a DBS check where required - XX;
  • support the work of the Student Services Hub team at the campus to ensure the service meets the college's statutory duties on safeguarding, child protection and adults at risk; and
  • To support and assist with other Student Hub activities when required.

Skills & experience

  • Enhanced DBS on the update service
  • Experience of developing successful links with employers
  • Experience of successfully delivering Work Placements to16-19 year olds
  • Knowledge of post-16 education, including work placement and study programmes
  • Understanding of the pastoral needs of the 16-19 and adult age groups
  • Understanding of the needs of diverse student groups
  • Understanding of the needs of Inner City students
  • Experience of successfully delivering time critical projects and meeting challenging targets
  • To plan and implement initiatives to meet the needs of 16-19 students
  • To collaborate and work productively and effectively with a range of staff teams including tutors/support staff
  • To take initiative, innovate and suggest change to improve and modernise student services provision
  • To deal with difficult issues in a sensitive and confident way

If you are interested in working in the Work Placement Officer in the West London area, please apply to this advert with a CV today and a consultant will contact you!

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment Business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to temporary vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer, job suitability are assessed on merit in accordance with their skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Trisha Salunke
Education Recruitment Team
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