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School and Employer Links Officer - Jobs

Vacancy type
Fixed Term until 31/08/18
Grade 6 £21,962 - £24,964
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Closing Date
Tuesday 22nd August 2017

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Warrington Borough Council has secured European funding to help young people into education, jobs and apprenticeships, and to highlight career opportunities in key occupational sectors. 

To support the work of our busy Employment Development Team, we are recruiting to the School and Employer Links Officer role. This post is fully funded through the European Social Fund. 

School and Employer Links Officer 

Grade 6    £21,963 to £24,964 (pro-rata)
22 to 30 hours per week; total hours and working pattern to be agreed with successful applicant
Fixed term contract to 31st August 2018

The post-holder will facilitate a range of activities that will encourage stronger engagement between schools and employers in promoting career opportunities in key occupational sectors. These activities will inform and inspire young people to make better informed choices about curriculum and careers options, and will include practical and project work in schools and colleges, visits to employers, work experience placements and careers events. 

Applicants should be effective networkers, able to build and maintain relationships with external organisations, including employers and schools. Experience of compiling, updating and overseeing a programme of events and activities, with clear communication to all parties involved to ensure smooth running, will be important. 

Full Job Description and Person Specification are attached. If you meet the criteria noted as essential (E), we would welcome your application. 

Application forms and further details are available from Warrington Borough Council

Closing date for applications 22nd August 2017 

Interviews will be held week commencing 4th September 2017  

Start dates – as soon as possible, subject to notice period

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