The purpose of this role is to support and coordinate the processing of work placement applications as part of the Careers and Employability Team with a key focus on prioritising and actioning outstanding health and safety vettings’. Delivering outstanding customer service, being the frontline of a busy student services office environment.
The ideal candidate will be confident in communication with employers to ensure low and medium risk health and safety electronic paperwork is completed in a timely manner over the telephone prior to students starting placements.
Supporting students dropping in helping to find or match to existing work placement opportunities, booking work placement interventions in the teams diaries, researching placements for students, contributing to achieving work placement targets for both study programme and industry placements.
It is essential that the person appointed has the ability to build positive relationships with employers and students, face to face, on the telephone and using email correspondence and has an understanding and empathy with some of the barriers that students may face when making job applications.
The ideal candidate will be experienced in using spreadsheets and databases, able to multi-task, prioritise and monitor the stages placements have reached using the work placement software. In addition creating a range of reports for the team, tutors and Heads of Department.
The standard hours of work are between 8.30am to 5pm but candidates must be flexible to work outside of these hours to cover events such as open evenings, early morning or evening careers appointments and external events when required to do so.
The role will require you to embed the college’s values; Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, High Expectations and Responsibility.
JOINING OUR JOURNEY
Vision Business Support Services Ltd (VBSS) provides high-quality support services to all aspects of the college group, VBSS is a subsidiary company of West Nottinghamshire College and provides an important service and plays a pivotal part in the success of the college and creating an exceptional learner experience.
When you join our college, our staff have access to numerous benefits and facilities:
• Pension Scheme
• Occupational Health Service
• Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
• Staff Development days/week (July)
• Free confidential counselling service
• Free car parking
• On-site hair and beauty salon, Revive Spa, fine dining Refine Restaurant and Create Theatre
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. All successful candidates are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check where appropriate. The successful candidate will be required to pay for the DBS check themselves, the cost will automatically be deducted from your first salary payment.