Employability Tutor, Placements

Birmingham, London
06 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Salary £29,799 - £31,604 p.a.
Contract Type Full time, fixed term 12 month contract

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) supporting further education students in the Business School.

The role of the Employability Tutor is to support further education students undertaking courses which contain a compulsory work placement to gain valuable work experience and employability skills. Working with Business School students, you will organise the work placements, mentor and visit students whilst on placement, ensure that the appropriate quality systems are in place to support and embed the learning, as well as maintain databases, support with open days and effectively promote the University through a variety of mediums. 

You will 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 careers/employability/placement experience and 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.

Flexibility and a willingness to conduct placement visits on-site as required are essential.

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.

This is a fixed term post because UCB has secured additional funding from the ESFA to trial extending work experience placements, as part of the proposed requirements for the new T Levels.

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 22 June 2018 at noon

First stage interview date: TBC

Final stage interview date: TBC

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