Student Work Experience & Safety Coordinator

Plumpton, Lewes BN7 3AE
£25,626 to £29,613
09 Jul 2019
06 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an exciting new opportunity to oversee the delivery of all work experience and industry placement opportunities for study programme and apprenticeship students, ensuring that Plumpton College’s Operational Development Plan targets are met.

The Student Work Experience & Safety Coordinator will create, manage and maintain a database of employers and a process to collect and record work experience. The post-holder will also will create a broad range of work experience and placement information to be available at application, enrolment and tutorial stage.

The Student Work Experience & Safety Coordinator will take responsibility for overseeing the health & safety process for all study programme and apprenticeship students, conducting visits and ensuring that student checks, risk assessments and health & safety protocols are adhered to by both students and employers.

We are seeking a highly organised professional individual, who is a confident communicator at all levels and is proactive, responsive and able to find solutions. You will be a team player who is also confident working independently. With a recognised health & safety qualification (NEBOSH or equivalent) and a risk assessment training qualification, you will have a Level 2 qualification in Maths and English at grade C or above (or equivalent). With strong IT skills, you will have a good working knowledge of database and reporting systems. Previous experience of handling enquiries and contacting employers or work placement organisations would be an advantage.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 7 efficiency days at Christmas), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and free on-site parking.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

To apply please complete an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 6th August 2019 at 9.00am

Interviews will be held: w/c 19th August 2019

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