Apprenticeships Coordinator - 12 month FTC

22000.00 - 22000.00 GBP Annual
18 Feb 2021
18 Mar 2021
Start Date
Apprenticeships Coordinator - 12 month FTC

An exciting new role is being developed to support a project called "Careers in Care, Swindon" where we aim to recruit a large number of Apprentices into the care sector locally. These Apprenticeships will be fantastic opportunities for people who don't have a track record in health and social care and want to start their journey towards a new career in care.

As an Apprenticeships Coordinator you will be responsible for managing the admin and coordination to find and place Healthcare apprentices into the sector.

The role is an excellent opportunity for a performance focused individual with proven experience in the effective delivery of apprenticeships, both in frameworks and apprenticeship standards. It is essential that you know how the apprenticeship system works in its entirety, from the utilisation of apprenticeship levy and enrolment compliance, through to progress management and successful apprenticeship completion. Critical thinking and analytical decision making will be essential to ensure you can prioritise workload effectively and drive the best outcome for the apprentices. You will need to evidence strong stakeholder management skills and be able to confidently influence decision making in order to do this.

If you're looking for a role where you can really make a difference and encourage people into a care career then this could be the perfect role for you. You'll play an integral part in sourcing and welcoming new Apprentices to Health and Social Care. You'll help at the start of their new career journey ensuring a smooth and enjoyable recruitment experience and a great training opportunity. By joining us you could be part of the team dedicated to hiring talented and compassionate carers making a real difference to so many people in Swindon by bringing our values and supporting our vision of providing a network of care and support staff to several services including, residential, nursing and dementia care homes, community home care and specialist learning disabilities teams.

Key Responsibilities:

Accountability for 100% data quality across all apprenticeships to ensure a standardised source that will inform all decision making for apprenticeship delivery.

Coordinate, facilitate and develop partnerships between employers and training providers, linking into skills boards and Skills for Care to opportunities.

Promote apprenticeships, work placements and other reskilling and training options to help unemployed people re-skill for care careers.

Successfully market the apprenticeship offer and assist in creating the next care managers and social workers by having links with colleges and schools to ensure the student pathways from education to the apprenticeship opportunities within the care sector.

Understanding NEET and assist the Skills boards and SBC gain employment within the care sector.

Facilitate and continually improve apprenticeship delivery through external training providers and internal stakeholders.

Support recruitment and the delivery of induction for new apprentices.

Work with relevant stakeholders to support apprenticeship delivery within the service. This could include guidance, coaching / mentoring or other interventions.

Communicate clearly and in advance, the key apprenticeship timelines to those supporting an apprentice.

Facilitate the day to day delivery of apprenticeships through the apprenticeship providers.

Facilitate the delivery of internal learning and development interventions to support the achievement of the apprenticeship.

Enable the regular review of all apprentice's progress, ensuring actions are captured digitally and carried out by all parties.Key skills & responsibilities

Previous experience working with Apprenticeships
Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise your workload
Diary management experience and excellent time management skills
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Proactive, hands on with the ability to use own initiativeContractual working hours of 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Employment subject to rigorous checks including Enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references

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