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Placement Consultant (AR115)

LOCATION: Manchester
LENGTH: Full Time
SALARY UP TO: £23,000.00 per year
SECTOR: Education


Placement Consultant

Up to £23, 000

Salford / Harupurhey


Role Purpose:

My Client is a well-established Training Provider and they are looking to recruit a Placement Consultant to deliver a comprehensive and high-quality work placement service to employers and 16-23 year old students and Trainees that result in jobs and the take up of Apprenticeships.


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 are high quality (Fair Train Gold Standard compliant) and meet H&S, E&D and safeguarding requirements

·        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.

·        Provide guidance, support and training services to recently employed/placed individuals

·        Constructively attend meetings, careers fairs, events and other promotional/sales activities

·        As required, to deliver employability related modules to prepare students for placement

·        Update company MI systems as required to log employer and student interactions

·        To comply with all company H&S and Safeguarding processes and procedures. 

·        To create and carry out all associated administration and funding paperwork to the meet the needs of policy and funding requirements


Key Skills / Experience:

·        Experience of working within an Employer Engagement / Youth Engagement role

·        Proven organisation, project management and tracking skills

·        Excellent end to end recruitment skills

·        Knowledge of training, education & employment opportunities locally & nationally (including Study Programmes, Traineeship and Apprenticeships)

·        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

·        Excellent written and oral communication skills

·        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.

For further details, please ring Lydia on 07734 859 459 or email . Please note this vacancy is being handled by Aspire Recruitment (agy). Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

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