Work Placement Officer

Reference Number: 2021/33

Work Placement Officer

Blackpool Sixth is an outstanding college specialising in 16-19 education, we have an exciting opportunity for a Work Placement Officer to join our team. This permanent position is your chance to make a real difference to young people as you support them to achieve their goals. The post is a college staff term time only post with the requirement of working an additional 15 days across the year.

Based in Learning Resources and Futures you will be taking on this varied and hugely rewarding role. Establishing and building excellent working relationships with a wide range of businesses and voluntary organisations, you’ll identify and develop new placement opportunities. On top of that, you’ll liaise with teaching staff and students, match students to suitable placements and manage administration.

A day in Learning Resources and Futures could see you: 

  • inspire students to achieve their full potential;
  • liaise with outside agencies to provide quality employer engagement opportunities for students;
  • building a network of employer links both regionally and nationally.

Do you have experience of working in a business environment dealing with senior staff? Do you have proven administrative skills? Do you have experience of working with young people? If you have answered yes to these questions then apply now and find out more about the college.  

Closing date: 9:00am, 24th June 2021
Assessment day: 1st July 2021

It is planned that this recruitment will be held onsite, however, this is subject to change and we may decide to hold this remotely via Google Meet. If the interviews are held in person this will be with COVID secure measures in place.

Salary: £20,211 - £22,219 per annum

Closing date for applications: 24 June 2021, 9.00am

Interview Date: 1 July 2021

Other Information

The health and wellbeing of our staff is important to us, we have an established health and wellbeing group whose mission is to help create a healthy working environment for staff and students through the promotion of a healthy and balanced lifestyle.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of a protected characteristic, or is disadvantaged by any conditions or any related individual requirements. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and all diverse groups. The college provides equality of access, services and care to everyone, regardless of people’s age, disability, sex, gender identity, gender expression or trans status, race, religion or belief or sexual orientation. 

All staff will be carefully selected using recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasise the college’s commitment to safeguarding. All posts, including volunteers, are subject to enhanced DBS clearance. Due to the number of applications we get for each post we will only be able to contact you should you be shortlisted for interview.


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