Learner Recruitment Officer

Job Type: Full Time Part Time
Job Location: Coventry & home-based Hybrid

Hybrid working – home based with a minimum 1 day per week working from our Coventry office

Full-time or part-time

JOB SUMMARY

As a Learner Recruitment Officer, you will be part of a dedicated, friendly team that engages, advises and selects adult learners for JBC’s funded IT training courses. Each year JBC provides hundreds of individuals with fully funded IT training courses. We train learners who are unemployed or looking to progress in employment by training in IT support.

You will be promoting JBC’s IT courses via our partners at Jobcentres and careers fairs. You would respond to applications and enquiries from people who are interested in a place on our course, and you would interview and assess their suitability for a place.

The job is hybrid requiring a minimum of one day a week to be worked from our offices in Coventry, the remaining days can be worked remotely. Some travel is required to visit Jobcentre partners across the regions, this is typically a few days a month, so you need to drive.

The role is full-time, but part-time of a minimum of 22.5 hours a week will be considered.

This role will suit you if you are a “people person” who enjoys meeting, advising and guiding people.

DUTIES

  • Maintaining contact and relationships with staff within Jobcentres, promoting awareness and availability of JBC’s training courses.
  • Responding to enquiries by telephone and email providing information to prospective learners.
  • Reviewing applications, interview and assess prospective learners and determine if they are suitable against the course eligibility criteria.
  • Checking and collecting eligibility information to enable learner enrolment.
  • Keeping in contact with recruited learners whilst on the course and afterwards.
  • Any other duties as may be required.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Good interpersonal skills, confident talking to people in-person, via telephone or video call.
  • Excellent time keeping, time management and organisational skills to ensure you organise your work diary efficiently.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and email tools.
  • Able to grasp the purpose of our IT courses and provide people with relevant information, advice and guidance (IAG).
  • Ideally you will hold an IAG qualification or similar or be willing to gain such a qualification when in post.
  • Some experience in a customer facing role dealing with members of the public, and ideally of interviewing / assessing people.
  • A full driving license.

To work remotely from your home you must have a quiet professional work area where you can work without being disturbed and be visible on camera. You need a reliable internet connection capable of handling high quality video calls.

This vacancy is subject to safer recruitment processes including Enhanced DBS + Barred Lists and reference checks.

JBC Skills Training Ltd takes its safeguarding responsibilities seriously and has implemented safe recruitment practices where roles necessitate regular contact with vulnerable people such as children and young people, or where there is the potential for such contact to occur.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to demonstrate their suitability for work in an education setting and accordingly an appropriate knowledge of safeguarding processes and procedures. As part of the wider duties of the role, the successful applicant will be expected to spot and respond to indicators and disclosures of a safeguarding nature.

We do not require the assistance of agencies with this vacancy – thank you.

This job is no longer accepting applications.
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