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Employer Engagement Officer

To identify, develop and maximise relationships with employers to recruit apprentices and maximise other cross college income opportunities, including full cost recovery and funded/co-funded training in addition to work experience opportunities. The role of Employment Engagement Officer is to engage with employers and curriculum to ensure Apprenticeship/WEX targets are met and high-quality recruitment is maintained at all times.

You will be responsible for making appointments with employers to discuss their workforce training requirements, upskilling of the workforce and liaising with the Employer Engagement Manager and Head of Business Development and Recruitment to identify suitable opportunities and plan delivery with the employers.

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package, which includes:
  • A competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave entitlement (32 days for business support staff, plus bank holidays and Christmas closure days, pro rata for part time)
  • Occupational pension scheme
  • Employee benefits package
  • Free on-site parking
  • Full programme of training and mentoring
  • Induction programme and buddy scheme
  • Flexible working, where appropriate
  • Focus on sustainability

In October 2019 the College was officially commended as ‘Good’ by Ofsted, and we celebrated some of the highest pass rates in England, ranking us in the top 10 nationally for the third consecutive year. Our mission is ‘Realising potential, transforming lives’. Our environment is inclusive, friendly and supportive, with high expectations for both staff and students. To thrive in our environment, you will need to be resilient, positive, able to work autonomously, have a strong work ethic, and put our learners at the heart of everything you do.

Suitable candidates will have a Level 3 qualification and five GCSEs, grade 4 or above (or equivalent) including Maths and English. In addition, candidates should have an understanding of work placement study programme requirements and emerging work placement government priorities, experience of completing risk assessments/Health & Safety assessments, and a sound understanding of the relevant qualification’s frameworks and of a range of appropriate qualifications that are available to learners

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that it is college policy that referees of short-listed candidates will automatically be approached prior to interview. One reference should be from your current or most recent employer.

The College operates on 2 campuses – Warrington and Winsford.

This post closes on 31st May 2022 interviews are scheduled to take place on 6 June 2022.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. If you are interested in this post please submit your application as soon as possible.

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