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Placement Officer

Vacancy Details

Salary: Grade 6 (£23,698 - £27,924)
Location: Sheffield
Job Type: Temporary - Full Time
Vacancy Group: Social Care-Children & Families Service
Category: Social Care - Childrens and Families
Closing Date: 3/18/2015
Date Posted: 3/4/2015
Reference: 534925


Placement Officer 534925
2 posts available

Portfolio: CYPF, Lifelong Learning Skills and Communities

Hours: 37

Location: Crookesmoor

Grade: Grade 6 (£23,698 - £27,924)

Contract Type: Temporary 31/03/2016

We are seeking to appoint 2 Placement Officer - School Liaison to
work within the Opportunity Sheffield Team on the Skills Made Easy project.

The aim of the role will be to engage with schools to generate
interest in apprenticeships and work with those young people identified to put them in the best position to access the opportunities available. The role will involve working with school students in groups and on a one to one basis, presenting to groups of school teachers, parents and students and organising events.

The successful candidates will work with
colleagues to set up interviews and mentor candidates and their employers to ensure sustainable, worthwhile employment.. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrable track record of working with young people, preferably with experience of providing careers information advice and guidance; particularly in relation to apprenticeships .

you thrive in a busy office environment, are able manage a diverse and full workload and contribute new ideas and activities to assist the successful delivery projects, please apply

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service form in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 and the Police Act Regulations.

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

As a member of the Two Ticks – Positive about Disabled People’ scheme, we encourage applications from disabled people. We guarantee an interview for all disabled candidates, who meet the minimum criteria of the job description and to consider these applicants on their abilities.

It is not enough to tick that you are disabled on the monitoring form, if you are disabled and feel this applies to you, please let us know by quoting:- “I am eligible for a guaranteed interview under the two ticks scheme” on your application form at the bottom of the “Suitability for the Job” section. Please make sure this is written as a separate paragraph to make sure it does not get lost in the content of your application.

Closing Date: 18/03/2015 


Contact 1
Contact Name: Laura Hayfield
Telephone: 01142296186
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