Employability Tutor (Placements) - Health, Social Care and Community

Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
30 May 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Employability Tutor (Placements) - Health, Social Care and Community

Ref     S57
Salary   £14,912 - £15,815 p.a. including holiday pay (pro rata of £29,799 - £31,604)

Contract Type        21 hours per week, 40 weeks per year (0.44 FTE)

Closing Date        15-06-2018 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 students undertaking courses which contain either a compulsory or optional placement element to gain valuable work experience and employability skills. Focusing particularly on the health, social care and community sectors 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 the health/social care/community sectors through either experience or qualification, in addition 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. In order 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 on-site as required are essential.

This role is intended as a job share arrangement, whereby both parties will work 21 hours per week, over 40 weeks per year.

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: Friday 15 June 2018 at noon 

First stage interview date: TBC 

Final stage interview date: TBC  

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