Employability Tutor, Placements, Creative Services

Birmingham, United Kingdom
£30395 - £32236 p.a.
16 May 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Jun 2019
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary     £30395 - £32236 p.a.
Contract Type     Full-time, permanent
Closing Date     03-06-2019 12 Midday
Support/Academic/Management   Support

Hired@UCB provides careers, employability and placement services to our students based upon 6 key themes: GET Started, GET Skilled, GET Experience, GET Hired, GET Enterprising and GET On. We currently have a vacancy for an Employability Tutor (Placements).

The role of the Employability Tutor is to support our further education students undertaking courses which contain compulsory work experience or industry placement to gain valuable experience and employability skills. Working with students studying on Creative Services programmes, such as: Level 3 Hairdressing, Level 3 Beauty Therapy, and Level 3 Theatrical Special Effects, Hair and Media Make-up, you will organise work placements, mentor students on placement, ensure that appropriate quality systems are in place to support and embed learning, as well as maintain databases, support with open days and effectively promote the University through a variety of mediums.  You will also develop strong links with UCB Schools and Departments regarding the service, as well as engage directly with employers to source and develop partnership and placement opportunities.

The successful candidate will have relevant experience in the Creative Services sector, supported by a minimum level 5 qualification in this field, together with experience in a client-facing role and an understanding of careers/employability/placements. You will have excellent communication and organisation skills, proficiency in administration and the use of IT.

University College Birmingham strongly encourages its staff to engage in continuous professional development in order to maintain skills and standards. Full support will be provided to the post-holder in respect of professional updating.

Note for applicants:

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education. 

Closing date: Monday 3 June 2019 at noon  

First stage interview date: Friday 14 June 2019  

Final stage interview date: TBC

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