Employability Tutor, FE Placements

Birmingham, United Kingdom
£31,406 - £33,309 per annum
12 May 2022
End of advertisement period
27 May 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £31,406 - £33,309 per annum
Contract Type: Full-time, permanent
Closing Date: 27-05-2022 12 Midday
Support/Academic/Management: Support

Hired provides careers, employability and placement services to our students. We currently have a vacancy for an Employability Tutor supporting the placement provision within our FE courses. Focusing on the Business, Finance and Computing sector, you will organise placements, mentor students on placement, provide CV assistance, 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 knowledge of supporting students, either into placements/work experience, with career support or employability support through either experience or qualification, in addition to experience in a client-facing role. You will have excellent communication and organisation skills, the ability to work with a diverse range of clients, and proficiency in administration and the use of IT. To be successful in this application, you will possess a minimum level 5 qualification, preferably in a field relevant to the post. Flexibility and a willingness to conduct placement visits off-site as required are essential.


  • 38 days’ paid leave per year (26 days’ annual leave plus 12 bank holiday and concessionary days
  • Local government pension scheme 
  • Private healthcare 
  • Excellent staff development opportunities 
  • Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes 
  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking
  • Hybrid Working Opportunities
  • Free Gym Membership 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 

Closing Date - Friday 27 May 2022 at midday. 

Standard information:   

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

UCB has a unique collaborative partnership with the University of Warwick (Ranked sixth in the 2022 Guardian League Tables and named the runner-up in the Times University of the Year 2022 and the Times University of the Year 2022 for Teaching Quality). 

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.

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