Placement Consultant

3 days left

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Lancashire
Salary
19278.00 - 23000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
13 Apr 2021
Closes
11 May 2021
Specialism
Human Resources
Sector
Recruitment
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Permanent
Job Title: Placement Consultant
Salary: Up to GBP23,000 per annum
Based: Salford + Harpurhey and Longsight + Stockport Training Centres
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours of work: Monday - Friday
Holiday Allowance: 25 days plus 8 Bank holidays
An opportunity has arisen for a Placement Consultant to join our Education and Skills team at The Growth Company to deliver a comprehensive and high-quality work placement service to employers and 16-23 year old students with a view to employment.
Key Responsibilities
* Continually create and refresh an extensive caseload of businesses that enable individual and company Work Placement (including Traineeships) targets to be met across all occupational area
* Proactively carry out sales activity including cold calling, telesales and structured e-marketing and digital campaigns to employers and candidates to promote services
* Carry out a professional and high-quality employer resourcing service
* Ensure Work Placements meet H&S, E&D and safeguarding requirements Carry out a professional and high-quality candidate resourcing service
* Identify all student needs with regards to Work Placement (including Traineeships) and progression routes and provide effective solutions, accurately planning, tracking and recording progress
* Carry out timely progress reviews and provide interventions/resolutions to barriers to progression
* Agree and set targets with students to ensure learning and performance targets are met and exceeded
* Achieve outstanding progression rates from work placements to jobs and/or apprenticeships
* Constructively attend meetings, careers fairs, events and other promotional/sales activities
* As required, to deliver employment related modules to prepare students for placement
* To comply with all Skills & Works Solutions H&S and Safeguarding processes and procedures
* To create and carry out all associated administration and funding paperwork to the meet the needs of compliance and funding requirements
* All activity to comply with Fair Train Quality Standard (Gold Level)
About You
* Experience of employer engagement
* Delivering a high-level end to end recruitment service
* Providing guidance, advice & counselling, specialist /pastoral support
* Ability to deliver convincing sales presentations Ability to communicate and motivate young people and employers and to influence and build relationships
* Flexible approach to work including hot-desking, local travel, out of hours working to match when students are on placement, ability to work in the local community
* Ability to understand, demonstrate and apply GC values: Make a positive difference, stronger together, empower people, do the right thing, build on success
Skills Required
* Proven organisation, project management, tracking and selling skills
* Excellent presentation, interpersonal and communication skills to businesses at all levels
* Ability to priorities workload and operate within a fast moving and target driven environment
* Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure, demonstrating personal resilience without constant direct supervision
* IT skills, e.g. use of Microsoft Office suite (word, excel, power point and outlook)
* Current full UK Driving License and access to a car
* Comprehensive empathy with the issues effecting unemployed young people
* Level 2 Maths & English as a minimum
* Training, education & employment opportunities locally & nationally (including Study Programmes, Traineeship and Apprenticeships)
* Training and guidance National Standards and techniques
* Ofsted Common Inspection Framework and applicable criteria used for work experience
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