Work-Placement Officer

Edge Hill University
Ormskirk, Lancashire
£23,557 to £25,728 per annum
09 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Work-Placement Officer (2 posts) (1 x Law & Criminology, Psychology, Biology and Geography) (1 x Media, Performing Arts)

Faculty of Arts & Sciences

Location: Ormskirk                       
Salary: £23,557 to £25,728 per annum                                        Permanent                   
Post Type: Full Time                 
Closing Date: Sunday 22 July 2018 
Reference:      EHA1769-0718 
Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our students.

About You

With an active knowledge of recruitment and student placement you will have an opportunity to make a positive difference to the quality of the student experience at Edge Hill University. You will have excellent communication skills, be flexible and be able to identify opportunities whilst maintaining high levels of professional integrity with stakeholders.A problem solver, you will also be comfortable using your own initiative, prioritising your workload and working effectively under pressure.

About the Role

Work-related learning is an integral part of Faculty programmes. A small team of Work-Placement Offers play an important role in sourcing placements and supporting students in finding ones appropriate to their experience and skills. Working across a number of departments with students, staff, employers and other external organisations, the role holder will be expected to play a supportive role in implementing the Faculty systems to support sustained growth in the number and range of placement activities we can offer students and in continuously improving the work placement experiences of students, employers and other external organisations that host them. Specifically, the post relates to sourcing and initiating short-term placement provision, including compulsory work placements integrated within assessed programmes and voluntary extra-curricular placement opportunities.


We want you to feel happy when you come to work and proud when you go home.

From the moment you join us you have the opportunity to enhance your skills. We offer a range of specialist development sessions or courses and an award winning staff health  wellbeing programme (HR Excellence Awards 2017). This means as well as opportunities to attend interactive sessions like Presenting with Impact or Preparing for Progression  Success, you are able to have a lunchtime stroll across our beautiful campus, book to get a trim from our onsite hairdresser, your car valeted, or get together with colleagues over free food and drink to watch the latest film on one of our Film Nights and so much more.

This is just a taste of what we are able to offer you at Edge Hill University.

About Us

A great success story an institution that improves and impresses year after year  Times Higher Education.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The Times Higher University of the Year award celebrated our distinct role in transforming lives  reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.