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Job Coach

Business Engagement

Location:  Rush Green Campus
Salary:   £21,366 to £23,247 plus £1812 London weighting Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:   Wednesday 21 June 2017
Interview Date:   Thursday 20 July 2017
Reference:  EA12883RR

Barking & Dagenham College is a vibrant and highly successful College in East London with circa 12,500 students, circa 500 established staff and a turnover of £35m.  The College offers routes into learning from entry level through to MBA level, including apprenticeships, higher level apprentices, higher education and job centre plus clients.  We have technical specialist areas from level 3 and above with a broad based curriculum up to level 2.  We are immensely proud of the achievements of our students, our entrepreneurial and motivated staff team and our extensive partnership network.  The College trains circa 850 apprentices, including circa 110 higher level apprenticeships and delivers work place training, traineeships and higher level technical and professional specialisms up to MBA level in our 4 strategic vocational areas; Construction, Design & Management; Engineering including mechatronics & robotics; Digital Creative; Health & Social Care and Leadership and Management across the pan London occupational sectors.

As a Job Coach within the College, you will be central to our students’ work placement opportunities, liaising with business and agencies to remove employment barriers and drive engagement for young people that support them in making the right start.

Essential duties include:

  • Ensure a bank of work placement opportunities are available throughout the academic year.
  • Facilitate work placement opportunities by matching the skills of each student and ensure that these are supported with an appropriate work placement.
  • Work in collaboration with curriculum teams including participation in curriculum meetings and business support meetings where appropriate to ensure the effective implementation of the Employability Programme

You will need to be organised and have a hands-on approach, and be comfortable with working in a fast-paced environment, that places our learners at the heart of everything we do.

 For a full job description and personal specification, please see document attached

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