Placement and Progression Officer - WBL
Part Time – 25 hours per week
5 hours per day Mon – Fri
£26,500 pro rata
25 days holiday plus statutory
Retail Outlet staff discount scheme
£0.35 per business mile (Centre based)

****This provider has an OUTSTANDING Ofsted rating****
Please note this position is for a private training provider, a full time position 52 weeks per year with holidays as above.

To source, identify and gain suitable work placement, full or part time employment, Apprenticeships and FE opportunities for learners aged 16-19.

To develop partnerships and work with organisations to utilise their expertise and to support learners into sustainable employment or other progression opportunities. Work collaboratively with peers to assess individual learner needs using a variety of methods and move learners onto the appropriate route way to aid progression.

·       Achieve company KPI’s and Individual PerformancePlan.

·       To identify all learner needs with regards to Work Placement and Progression and provide effective solutions, accurately tracking and recordingprogress.

·       Ensure that all aspects of HASAWA are understood, maintained and extended to learners, placements and their existingstaff.

·       Create an extensive, high quality base of Work Placements, which fully meet H&S and Safeguarding requirements and keep all H&S and related documents fully updated as per company processes andprocedures.

·       Work collaboratively with peers on all aspects of learner progress using verbal and written reportstoensureaccurateandtimelyprogressreviews,andtoprovideswift interventions.

and resolutions to barriers to progression.

·       Remain in close contact with learners during Work Placement and in the early stages of progression to offer regular support, advice and guidance as and ifrequired.

·       Agree and set targets with learners to ensure learning and performance targets are met and exceeded.

·       Ensure that all supporting learner and Centre paperwork is completed in accordance with external and internal procedures accurately and in a timely and efficientmanner

·       Maintain and develop good communications links with all parents and/or carers, staff, placements, stakeholders and awarding bodies concerned with learners’ achievement andprogress.

·       Attend meetings, careers fairs, events, and other promotional events within the local area to identify current employment or FEvacancies.

·       Contact current and new employers and source/secure vacancies and work placement opportunities to match the requirements of learners and targets forprogression.

·       Encourage and ensure a quality culture for continuousimprovement.

·       Work efficiently and facilitate the sharing of information with all partners involved in the programme to support and meet the learnerneeds.

·       Review and analyse own performance against required outcomes to ensure organisational targets are met orexceeded.

·       Liaise with all Internal Progression Route staff to ensure that at least 20% of all progressions are to company Programmes.

·       Ensure that the policy on Safeguarding and Every Child Matters is implemented and strictly adhered to at all times, make sure all placements understand and are aware of what Safeguarding means in respect of their obligations to ourlearners.

·       Ensure that the policy on Equality and Diversity is implemented at alltimes.

·       To undertake any other relevant duties as specified by your line manager, commensurate with the level of thispost.



·        A minimum of two years of learner or employer engagement experience.

·        Good knowledge of local area Priorities.

·        Good knowledge and experience of using MS Office (work, excel, power point, outlook)

·        A background in employer, adult, unemployed recruitment.

·        Experience of partnership working and development of productive business relationships

·        Experience of delivering training or supporting young people (14-19), who have LDDs including attitude and/or behaviour problems


·        Level 2 literacy and numeracy skills.

·        Current full UK Drivers Licence and access to a car

·        IAG L3 / 4



Salary: £26,500.00 - £26,500.00 - Per Annum
Contact: Recruitment Team • 0114 292 2595

Fab Recruitment Ltd, Blades Enterprise Centre, John Street, Sheffield, S2 4SU, Telephone: 0114 292 2595 Email:
Company Number: 9588249. VAT Number 9959059848. Copyright 2010