Employability/Placement Coordinator

Job type Blackburn College
Contract Type Permanent
Positions Available 1
Closing Date 24-10-2016
Salary Fixed Point 20, £21,564
Reference Code 2585
Hours Per Week 37
Interview Date 02-11-2016
Job Description

Closing Date: 9.00 am Monday 24 October 2016

Blackburn College is passionate about innovative teaching and learning practice and committed to growing and developing our provision in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).   Our facilities are some of the best in the area with environmental technology workshops, mechanical workshop, electrical laboratories, a mock bungalow, CAD facilities and a real life plant room.  

Working with our Work Based Learning team you will be responsible for co-ordinating work experience placements and Apprenticeship opportunities for students on the Skills for Work ‘Springboard’ programme. You will also be responsible for moving other Skills for Work students into Apprenticeships and sustainable job opportunities.  Alongside working with Skills for Work students, you will also work closely with the ‘Employment Hub’ to co-ordinate across centre work experience opportunities for full time students.

You should have experience of working in a target driven environment and working with external partners to move people into employment. It is also essential that you also have experience of sourcing work experience placements.

Blackburn College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Appointments are subject to a variety of pre-employment checks including satisfactory references, medical clearance and an enhanced DBS.


Blackburn College values diversity and is committed to creating a diverse workforce.

2585 Job Description.doc

Person Specification

2585 Person Specification.doc

Other Information

2585 the small print bss.docx

How To Apply

Guidance Notes- updated version.pdf

08-15 - Job_Vacancy_Application_Form_NEW 2016.pdf


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