Employability Officer

Salary Banding: £22,000 – £24,000
Location: Neath and Vale of Glamorgan.
Contract type: Full time, Permanent
Working hours: Monday – Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm

This role is subject to a DBS check. The cost of the DBS check will be met by the company.

The successful appointment will need to be self-registered with the Education Workforce Council as a Work-Based Learning Practitioner.

What are the core responsibilities of this role?

  • Sourcing sustainable employment and / or placement opportunities for our participants across all programmes.
  • Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with employers
  • Participate in marketing and sales events as required
  • Arrange and complete employer health and safety vetting activities in a range of sectors and accountable for workplace appraisals ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and standards
  • Maintain a understanding of local and regional labour market and employer needs in order to inform operational delivery and support targeting of sectors.
  • Supporting in-work support to ensure continuity of contact for the individual, supporting participants overcome any barriers to sustaining employment.

What skills and experience are we looking for from potential applicants?

  • Experience of working with unemployed adults and young people
  • Experience in sourcing sustained work job opportunities / work placements and establishing new business
  • Customer Service experience in building and maintaining relationships with employers
  • Full driving license and access to their own car

Why work for us?

Itec is one of the largest and most vocationally diverse work-based learning providers, every day we transform people’s lives, and we believe that all employees play a vital part in enabling us to achieve our vision.  We are

  • Leading provider of work-based learning programmes for 40 years.
  • Employee-Owned organisation
  • Investors in People Gold
  • Disability Confident Leader
  • Living Wage Employer

Our Benefits

  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Annual bonus (subject to qualifying criteria)
  • Life Assurance
  • Personal development and career opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Eyesight care scheme
  • Discounts on Gym Membership and fitness products discounts
  • Travel expenses and business mileage
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Social & Charity Events
  • Refer a Friend Payment Scheme
  • Mobile Phones & Laptops (based on job role)
  • NUS discount card