Youth Engagement Officer

Salary Banding: £22,000 – £24,000 based on skills and Experience
Base: Covering Newport, Cwmbran, Blackwood & Monmouthshire
Contract type: Full time, Permanent
Hours of work: Monday to Friday 9:00am to 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?

  • Establish relationships with a variety of organisations such as other European social funded projects, schools, voluntary sector programmes and community-based facilities to attract new learners.
  • Identify, engage and recruit new learners to Itec Jobs Growth Wales + programme
  • Using a variety of sales, business development and marketing techniques to attract new learners
  • Play an active part in the selling and endorsement of all Itec training products and services to attract new learners
  • Arranging and attending promotional events to attract new learners and to raise the profile of the organisation as required

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

  • Experience of working with young people
  • Strong relevant local networks
  • Full driving licence with the use of own vehicle

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