Apprenticeship Engagement Officer

20000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual + GBP20000 - GBP28000/annum
11 Jun 2019
09 Jul 2019
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We have an opportunity for a Apprenticeship Engagement Officer to join our team based in our Stockport Centre. If you are successful, you will be joining us on a full time, permanent basis and you will receive a competitive salary of GBP20,000 - GBP28,000 per annum + a range of fantastic benefits.

Juniper are an independent established training provider who have been assisting young people to move forward and achieve for 35 years. Delivering Traineeships, Study Programmes and Apprenticeships we help young people across the country to take positive steps forward in their lives.

In 2013, we undertook the "Best Companies" assessment which gathered in the views of all our staff on what it's like to work here. We were delighted to achieve a 3 Star rating - the highest available - testament to our commitment to our staff.

Health and well-being benefits we offer our people:

- JFit - this is a scheme where employees participate in an exercise of their choice for 45 minutes, for 3 times a week, over a year (April to March) and earn extra annual leave for simply taking part

- Health Shields - Cash back on health needs, such as, dental, physiotherapy, eye tests, prescriptions!

- EAP - Our scheme to help any employees with any personal problems that may impact their health

- Critical Illness Cover

- Flexi Holidays - Including an extra day off for your birthday!

- Cycle to work - We offer the opportunity for all staff to participate in the fantastic Cycle to Work scheme

Key responsibilities as our Apprenticeship Engagement Officer will include:

- To recruit employers to provide apprenticeship opportunities to our students.

- To win contracts to deliver apprenticeship training to local/regional/national businesses.

- To understand who the LEPs are across the regions we operate in. To know their key priorities in each LEP and engage businesses within each of the key priority areas.

- To build relationships with trade organisations, guilds and other employer organisations to maximise opportunities for partnership working and attend job and recruitment fairs as and when necessary.

- To communicate and work closely with PM's within centres to make them aware of local priorities and provide support and contacts which links to the above.

- To ensure social media and marketing is current and set up and maintain a LinkedIn profile to support your role and the profile of Juniper, to maximise business opportunities and networking within the apprenticeship provision

- To support the monitoring of apprenticeship figures across the company and support the Contract Manager & Employer Engagement Manager with the teams' action plan, contribute to actions and targets set.

Essential skills and abilities we're looking for in our Apprenticeship Engagement Officer:


- GCSE A-C Maths & English or equivalent (or working at)

- Excellent verbal communication & negotiation skills, face to face, telephone and electronically

- Innovative & solution focused

- To work as part of a team and build productive relationships in the workplace

- To sell the benefits of apprenticeships, including to those reluctant to engage

- Experience of working to targets


- Of LEPs, trade and other employer organisations

- Of marketing initiatives

- Of apprenticeship standards

- Health & Safety (IOSH, NEBOSH, Ento D)

- Of engaging employers/organisations to provide apprenticeship opportunities

If you would like to join our team as our new Apprenticeship Engagement Officer then please click 'apply' today - don't miss out, we'd love to hear from you

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