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Employability Tutor

Employer
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE BIRMINGHAM
Location
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Salary
£33,966 - £36,024 per annum
Closing date
13 Oct 2023

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Academic Discipline
Education, Social Sciences
Job Type
Academic Posts, Tutors
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Salary: £33,966 - £36,024 per annum
Contract Type: Permanent, Full-time
Closing Date: 13-10-2023 12 Midday
Support/Academic/Management: Support

An opportunity has arisen within our Hired team as an Employability Tutor supporting the placement provision within a variety of our Further Education courses. You will join a team of friendly, supportive and enthusiastic Employability Tutors who are passionate, flexible and work really well as a team.

Hired provides careers, employability, and placement services to our students. 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 3 qualification. Flexibility and a willingness to conduct placement visits off-site as required are essential.

Closing Date - Friday 13 October 2023 at midday 

Benefits: 

  • Generous allocation of annual leave
    • 26 days’ paid leave per year
    • 12 Bank Holidays & Concessionary Days
  • Excellent Local Government Pension Scheme - Employer Contribution  – 20.9%
  • Subsidised private healthcare provided by Aviva including a Digital GP Service
  • Employee Assistance Programme inclusive of counselling services, financial wellbeing support and bereavement support
  • Annual health MOTs with our Registered Nurse
  • Excellent staff development opportunities including professional qualification sponsorship
  • A variety of salary sacrifice schemes including car, technology and cycle. 
  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking in central Birmingham
  • Free on-site gym membership

Standard information:

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

University College Birmingham is proud to have been voted top in the International category in the prestigious 2023 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. We were also awarded silver in the University of the Year category. The awards are voted for and by students showcasing the incredible relationships we foster here at University College Birmingham between Staff and Students. 

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.

You may need to obtain permission to work in the UK if you don’t already have the unrestricted right to work in any role. There are various types of visa which include the right to work. You can check if you need a UK visa using the Government’s online tool and find information about UK visa routes and the eligibility criteria that must be met for each route Work in the UK - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk). All staff are required to prove their right to work in the UK before they start work.

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service prior to commencement.

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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